In 2013 she completed her Masters of Fine Art in Visual Arts from Lesley University and exhibited her work as part of the Boston Young Contemporaries Exhibition and the New England Collective at the Galatea Gallery. She spent 2013-14 as an artist-in-residence at the Saratoga Clay Arts Center, where she further explored her “Service Women” series of ceramic platters and plates that depict female service women in combat juxtaposed with traditional tableware motifs and decoration.
In 2014 three of her pieces were selected to be part of Transformation 9, the Raphael Founders Prize at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA. Jessica’s work was featured in the February 2015 issue of Ceramics Monthly and was part of the two-artist exhibition “Postwar Perspective” at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, PA and her work was included in the 2015 Potters Council Juried Exhibition at NCECA in Providence, RI.
Her work was featured as part of “Art, and Other Tactics: Contemporary Craft by Artist Veterans” at the Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles, CA and at the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco, CA. In 2015 Jessica attended the renowned artist residency program, A.I.R. Vallauris in the South of France, creating a new series of work which culminated in an international exhibition.
Jessica was named one of the 15 Potters to watch by CFile and was a presenter at the 2016 and 2017 NCECA conference.
In addition to exhibiting her work and maintaining her studio, Jessica is actively involved in the local art community. She is the founder of www.clayshare.com an online school for ceramic learning and is a board member of the Vermont Crafts Council.