Jessica completed a Bachelor of Visual Art and Design at Australian Catholic University in 2013. During her course she volunteered and interned in commercial and artist run gallery spaces. After graduating from her degree 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.
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 with my rabbit Chester and gardening with our pet chooks close by. Spending time at the beaches along the Great Ocean Road and the Otways bush.