Jessie was introduced to art at a very young age. In school, she studied art and worked on the school newspaper creating the editorial cartoons and writing articles for the entertainment section. She took two years of graphic arts. After graduation, she continued her interest by completing a water color course. The present themes in Jessie’s art range with her wide interest to capture the world and others around her. Her artwork encompasses love for all creatures big and small; with animals, insects and aquatic life. Jessie’s art covers photography, painting in both water colors and acrylics, drawing with different mediums such as soft pastels, colored pencils and ink. her influences have changed and grown over the years. she is inspired by nature, music, reading, traveling, helping the environment, her job of doing home healthcare and volunteering for the local animal shelter.