Open AIR; A Residency That Inspired Dreamy Interpretations of Montana’s Wildlife

“Montana Treasures” In April of 2019 I was awarded an artist residency through Western Montana Creative Initiatives and Open AIR Montana.I primarily work with pen and ink, colored pencils, and graphite. I enjoy creating intricate surreal illustrations often featuring opulent animals as the subjects. I find most of my inspiration in the natural world and […]

Summers end

As summer comes to a close I have been contemplating my accomplishments, failings, and continuing goals. The ups and downs of the year thus far have really thrown me for a loop and made me question not only my ambitions, but my worth as an artist.Can I make my desired reality real?Am I delusional? Screen […]

As the Opportunities Pour in my Time is Becoming More Precious. My Independence as an Artist is Crucial to my Success. Now More than ever Before.

Studio Visit Shot from my Artist Residency with Open AIR Montana at the Western Montana Natural History Center If you have looked at my site over the last few months you have probably noticed I haven’t written a blog post for quite sometime.The biggest reason for this has been finding the time between artistic opportunities, […]

My Patreon is Live and Ready for New Patrons!

Join Jessie on Patreon I officially launched my new Patreon page on my birthday last month! I’m very excited for this new venture! If you enjoy seeing behind the scenes info and sneak peeks from your favorite artists then I highly suggest checking out my pages goals and subscribingđź’– Currently I’m trying to reach my […]

What a wonderful night

Last night I had the pleasure of vending with the local artist collective known as Voncommon. The evening started out slow and I figured because of the frigid cold it would stay that way. I was feeling tired so I decided to rush over to Liquid Planet for a coffee before things possibly got busy. […]