Jessica is an applied artist based in Edinburgh. In 2011 Jessica graduated with a 1st Class Honours in Jewellery & Metal Design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design having previously studied Textile Art at Winchester School of Art.  Jessica regularly exhibits and has received several awards, including the Visual Artists and Craft Makers Award from Edinburgh City Council and Creative Scotland in 2017, the 2018 ITAC International Teaching Artist travel bursary to New York City and Oslo in 2022. Jessica is a member of Applied Arts Scotland, The Association of Contemporary Jewellers, and The British Society of Enamellers.

Jessica believes the process of making can provide a transformative experience for a person, this led her to undertake a Masters in Adult Education, Community Development, and Youth Work at the University of Glasgow from which she gained a distinction and a professional qualification by the Community Learning and Development Standards Council in Scotland. Combining her artistic practice and training in the field of education Jessica now leads and facilitates creative learning sessions for various community, educational, and healthcare organizations.