Jessie Fleury is a working artist residing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. She graduated from Lesley 

University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, MA where she received her MFA in Visual Art. She received her 

BFA in Drawing with a minor in printmaking from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, MI where she

 was also a Studio Excellence Award winner. Her current body of work entitled Traces employs her own body as mark 

maker to engage with questions of ambiguity, abjection and identity.