Jessica is from New York City. She graduated from Oberlin College and received an MFA from Brooklyn College. She has exhibited in New York at the Adam Baumgold Gallery, in Portland Maine at Aucocisco Gallery and Rose Contemporary and in many venues around the country and internationally. Her work has been included in two Portland Museum of Art Biennials and two Center for Maine Contemporary Art Biennials. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship in Painting. She was awarded a fellowship at the MacDowell Colony. She was a Lecturer at Bates College for six years and is currently teaching Drawing at Bowdoin College.