Jess is the principal & founder of Art School Co. She is a member of the Portrait Society of America and is recognized as an Associate Living Master by the Art Renewal Center.

Jess has been teaching art for 25 years and has been a finalist in numerous art prizes including the Archibald Prize, the Shirley Hannan Art Award, the Lester Prize, the Brisbane Portrait Prize, the Percivals and the International ARC Salon Competition. 

Living on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Australia, Jess is married to Dylan, and is Mum to Toby, Jewel, Summer & Eden.

4 Day Oil Painting Workshop

In this comprehensive 28hr oil painting workshop, students will learn techniques and skills that Jess has gathered as an emerging Australian portrait painter and teacher. Students will complete a portrait painting from photograph over 4 days, receive daily demos and step by steps from Jess whilst being given guided individual tuition.

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