ELECTED IN 2021
Jess’s work addresses dissonance. Internal and external. Jess
explores this complexity and confusion by interweaving traditional
relief print processes such as linocut and woodcut with modern
technology from lasercut, to sublimation and risograph printing.
Jess won the
Hawthorn Prize at the Flourish Printmaking Excellence Awards and her
work has been featured several
times in Printmaking Today, the foremost Printmaking Journal in the
UK, including as winner of the
National Original Print exhibition Printmaking Today award.
She has exhibited in
the International Print Biennale, the Royal West Academy Open,
Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, and the Print International
She won the Peter
Reddick Bursary residency at Spike Print studio and had a solo
exhibition there and at The Courtyard in Hereford.
exhibition at Oriel Mon was an exploration of our relationship with
technology through its Risograph print installations and was reviewed
in Wales Arts Review.
She was a speaker at
the Print Symposium 2020 on Print and The Expanded Field.