Jessica Sharpe, a BRG Artist Member since 2013, was born and raised in Ohio where she received her BFA in Painting and Art History from the University of Cincinnati in 2003. She attended graduate school as the School of Art Fellow at Syracuse University in upstate New York, receiving her MFA in 2010 before moving her studio practice to New York City. While there, her professional experience included work as a freelance visual merchandiser for Saks Fifth Avenue and an artist assistant at Annie Varnot Studios. Over the past ten years, her work has been exhibited across the United States, from Baltimore to California. She currently resides in Houston, TX.