Jessica is a midwest transplant to the northwest, and her art is about identity. She wants to be a vampire.
|Jessica Bender, Dead Loss, installation detail at the Telephone Room Gallery, 2011.|
Jessica's work has previously been seen in the Hello! and Undead group shows at the Telephone Room Gallery, as well as in a solo installation The Bluebird, inspired by Charles Bukowski and his poem My Telephone. Her art was most recently seen in Tacoma as part of the SpaceWorks Tacoma project: http://www.wait-whereami.com/ and http://spaceworkstacoma.wordpress.com/2010/09/16/.
|Jessica Bender, Prey, Mixed media, 11½(w) x 9½(h) x 4(d) inches, 2009.|
|Jessica Bender, The Bluebird installation at the Telephone Room Gallery, 2009.|
|Jessica Bender, The Bluebird installation detail at the Telephone Room Gallery, 2009.|
|Jessica Bender, to baby strigoli, with love, felt, leather, found buttons, ring boxes, whiskey, "blood," 2009. For sale: $66.6|