Jessica completed a Bachelor of Visual Art and Design at Australian Catholic University in 2013. During the degree she volunteered and interned in commercial and artist run gallery spaces. After graduating Jessica worked as a part-time Gallery Assistant across two commercial galleries in Melbourne and has maintained her connection to the university by giving an annual talk to the BVAD students. In 2015 Jessica joined the Australian Galleries team as the Melbourne Gallery Coordinator, and was promoted to Gallery Manager in 2016. Jessica has taken maternity leave in 2022 as she begins a family of her own.
Favourite artist of all time: Salvador Dali, Andy Goldsworthy and Mark Ryden.
Favourite artwork of all time: Dali’s ‘Autumnal Cannibalism’ and ‘Snow White’ by Ryden.
Favourite pastime/ hobbies: Relaxing at home by the fire with the family, including dear rabbit Chester. Gardening with our pet chooks. Exploring rock pools at the beaches along the Great Ocean Road and camping in the Otways bush.