BIO
A longtime Fort Worth resident, Jessica Fuentes is both an artist and art educator. She received a BA in Art and Performance from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2004 and a MA in Art Education from the University of North Texas in 2013. She is a former member of 500x Gallery, co-founder of ACT(Artists Coming Together)united, and associated with The Mother Load Project’s community of artists. 

Jessica works as the Manager of Gallery  Interpretation and the Center for Creative Connections at the Dallas Museum of Art and an Adjunct Professor of Art Appreciation at Tarrant County College. She dedicates time to community art education initiatives through ACTunited and Art This Week. In her down time she can usually be found with her daughter enjoying an art museum or making art in their home studio.

 

ARTIST STATEMENT
Though most of my work is photographic in nature, I am constantly toying with the way my images are presented. Whether working in photography, mixed media, or narrative writing, my work explores the concepts of time and memory and the distortions of both. 

 

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