Bio: Born in 1994 in Santa Clarita, CA, Jessica Nascimento is a San Francisco-based self-taught painter and arts educator with a focus on figurative painting and portraiture in watercolor and oil. Jessica uses a playful color palette and expressive gestures to tell the stories of her subjects, who are often friends and family. As an arts educator, Jessica teaches youth multidisciplinary practices of fine arts to empower the next generation with creative self-expression.
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