Biography

J E S S I E  S O M M E R  

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Jessie Sommer is an artist; writer and educator raised in Bethel CT. Ms Sommer works in a variety of media including ceramics, painting, photography and Glassblowing. She holds a Bachelors of Art with a minor in English from Virginia Wesleyan College and received a scholarship to study abroad at Florence University of The Arts in Florence, Italy. During this focused time overseas she took courses in art history, mixed media and photography with quintessential and formative artists such as Jacapo Santini and Eric Minstretta.  

Jessie has been granted several awards for excellence in art and poetry throughout her studies such as Jurors choice at Fish Bowl Gallery located in Virginia Beach VA. Additionally Ms. Sommer has been published in FUA Gonza Exhibition Magazine and exhibited in progressive Hampton Roads galleries such as Hofhimer, Range and Vestibule 102. Currently Ms Sommer is living in Lake Tahoe, CA.