Jess Leonard

Jess is a visual artist living in Evanston. Her work is primarily rooted in photographic processes, but she has also dabbled in ceramics, fibers, painting, and print making.


The School of the Art Institute of Chicago - B.F.A.


Photography, alternative processes, ceramics

Areas of focus:

Screen printing on textiles


Other interests and inspirations:

Outside of art making, Jess loves to cook, travel, and be in nature.

Jess's teaching style:

She structures her lesson plans around providing her students with as much choice as possible with an emphasis on experimentation and learning through making.

Jess loves EAC because . . .

It offers such a wide variety of mediums for students to experiment in! It's so exciting to see works created involving multiple mediums, departments, and teachers.

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