MFA, Painting and Drawing , University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 2009
BFA, Studio Art with Academic Minor in Art History, University of Michigan School of Art & Design, Ann Arbor, MI, 2005
Jessica Kennedy is a painter living and working in Albuquerque, NM. Born in Michigan in 1982, she earned a BFA with honors from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2005. Jessica then moved west to Albuquerque in 2006 to pursue an MFA at the University of New Mexico, where she graduated with distinction in 2009. She exhibits her complex, process-driven abstract paintings nationally and locally, recently at Matrix Fine Art, Pacific Exhibits, and 516 ARTS. She was also a participant in the Harwood Art Center’s 2015 Harvest CSA program. Jessica is a faculty member at Southwest University of Visual Arts in Albuquerque, where she teaches a variety of courses, ranging from drawing, to painting, to color, to collage.