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 […]

Official Patreon Announcement

Last night I officially announced that I will be launching a Patreon account via live streams on my Facebook art page: http://www.facebook.com/artistjessiesmith And my Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/artistjessiesmith I’ve attached the Instagram live stream below for your convenienceđź’• My official launch day will be on my birthday December 24th! Watch the live stream video to get all […]

My #inktober2018 failure

As many of you in the art community know, October is when Inktober happens. The internet challenge to draw a pen and ink illustration every day of the month. I participated last year and had an absolute blast! I completed 25 of the illustrations, often with multiple drawings a day as I kept falling behind. […]

Radius Gallery Holiday Show 2018

It’s Official! My newest piece “Marry Me” will be a part of the Radius Gallery Holiday Show!! The show runs from Nov 2nd 2018 to Dec 24th 2018 (My Birthday!) The opening reception will be November 2nd from 5 to 8 pm I’m very excited to finally have a piece in this gallery! I had planned to […]