Jessica was born in 1985 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was raised in the suburban outskirts, never made Prom Queen and college-educated at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, where she earned a BFA in Production Design in 2007.

Jessica has been a character artist in a theme park, a couch surfer in California, a pizza waitress in Georgia, a painter's model in San Francisco, and a makeup artist in Toronto. These days she is happy to be an illustrator and screenprinter in Savannah, providing art and products for children through her company Strawberry Moth.  Additionally, she dreams of illustrating books, and selling her work worldwide. 

Jessica lives in Savannah with her husband Terry, and dog children Wicket and Moro.