Jessie, a wife and mother to four, was born and raised in the mid-west and grew up with a deep appreciation of the arts. Her mother, a talented artist, owned and operated a small framing gallery which greatly impacted Jessie's journey in pursuing the arts professionally. She received her undergraduate degree in fine arts from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2007 where she studied drawing, painting, and art history.
For the past fifteen years, Jessie has been painting stories of the Bible in a modern context. A passion that began as a quest to better understand scripture and how she could see herself through its divine revelations. In 2010 she launched a photography business specializing in family, senior, wedding and event photography. She has recently completed the artist in residency program at Luther Seminary, MN where she earned an MA with a Bible concentration 2021.
Jessie exhibits her work throughout the state of Minnesota. Please contact her directly if you want more information on exhibitions or would like to inquire on featuring or publishing her work.