Jessica Clark is a resident of NC and a member of the Lumbee Tribe of NC. She earned a Bachelor of Art in Studio Art from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and a Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Jessica has exhibited in numerous shows in the Southeast, and her work is included in numerous private collections along with the Museum of the Southeast American Indian, Savannah College of Art and Design- Lacoste, France, the Federal Reserve Bank in Charlotte and the NoVo Foundation. Her work concentrates on documenting, preserving and educating her viewers on Southeastern Native American identity. She was profiled in the Winter 2014 and 2015/16 issue of First American Art Magazine, named a ‘2014 Woman to Watch’ at the Eighth Annual Conference of American Indian Women of Proud Nations, is a 2015 Joan Mitchell Visual Arts Scholar and a 2016 GOLDEN Educator Resident. She has a teenage son and currently teaches Visual Arts in Asheville, NC.