Artist Statement

Jessica Smoleroff is an artist and educator based out of Tallahassee, FL. Her figurative paintings investigate humor, sex, labor, and being extremely online. She received her BFA from the University of North Florida and her MFA from Florida State University. Assertively feminist, her work uses nudity as a means of critiquing gender norms. Lately the work is exploring native Floridian flora and fauna and their relationship to climate change.