as well as upcoming shows & awards.
Fine Art & Illustration
Jesse is a multi-disciplined illustrator, fine artist and graphic designer based in Lakewood Ohio, with a passion for narrative emotion and accuracy. His technical skill, classically styled training, and modern aesthetics create a unique blend of contemporary and classical. Jesse’s illustration work is often described as whimsical, fantastical, and emotive based on years of figure study blended with his love for stories. His fine art is psychological, raw, exposed. He believes in the consistent study of form, light, color, and other foundational skills as the key to mastery. This practice has led to a rather substantial collection of academic figure and portraiture works.
He is well versed in a wide variety of traditional and digital mediums with a preference towards charcoal, oils, gouache, ink, and watercolor. He holds a BFA in graphic illustration from the Academy of Art University, in San Fransisco, California.
Jesse is a versatile designer with a specialization in vector art. He has a love for typography with an eye for minute detail and a heathly concern for production quality. As a graphic designer, his focus is on strong, clean, clear, strategic, and purposeful visual communication. Jesse’s design work ranges from high-end commercial production for print and web, to graphic support up to and including exquisitely rendered maps. Often known as a jack-of-all-trades, he has an assortment of technical skills to cover the wide variety of needs many clients have.
Jesse designs original creative from concept to final deliverables to accurately target and incorporate client needs and branding. He is well versed in the current version of many adobe suite programs, including but not limited to: Indesign, illustrator, photoshop, Camera Raw, and Lightroom. Jesse maintains a working knowledge of Html and css, and, on principle continues to adapt to emerging technologies. He is also able to support some photography needs.
Appearances & Awards
All physical shows are presently on hold due to Covid19.
Intersections: Archives Inspiring Art Virtual Round Table
Join the artists and The National Museum of Psychology and the The Cummings Center for the History of Psychology for a live virtual roundtable on July 16th via Facebook Live, where we’ll welcome your comments and questions. The winning pieces, along with other submissions, will be exhibited at the CCHP.
Shows and Galleries
Show on hold due to Covid19.
Intersections: Archives Inspiring Art.
The winning pieces, along with other submissions, will be exhibited at the art gallery within the The National Museum of Psychology from May 21 through September 5, 2020.
Cummings Center for the History of Psychology
The University of Akron
73 South College Street
Akron, OH, 44325-4302
Intersections: Archives Inspiring Art invited artists to create new work inspired by the collections at the Cummings Center for the History of Psychology (CCHP).
Ohio artists were invited to create art inspired by selected photographs from our archival collections.
For more information on the winning pieces and our virtual artist talk series, see Intersections: Archives Inspiring Art.