Jessica grew up in Akron, Ohio and moved to Cleveland in 2011 after receiving a BFA in Studio Art from New York University in 2006 and an MFA in painting from Boston University in 2009. She was hired as the Technical Specialist in Fiber and Material Studies Department and began teaching adjunct classes in the Foundation Department. In Collaboration with CIA, Jessica helped to relocate weaving equipment from the fiber department and open up a nonprofit textile studio in the Waterloo Arts District of East Cleveland. Jessica is currently a practicing artist and the Executive Director of Praxis Fiber Workshop.
Degree MFA, Painting, Boston University
BFA, Studio Art, New York University
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