Artist in Residence
Jessica Scott-Felder presents a select work of large-scale drawings ranging from the literal and mundane to the figurative and imaginative. Using her experiences as a performance artist and diasporic narratives as a point of departure, Jessica uses her drawings to negotiate ambiguity and hybridity.
About Jessica Scott-Felder
Jessica Scott-Felder is a visual and performance artist from Atlanta, Georgia. She is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art and teaches 2-D and 4-D Studio practices in the Department of Art and Art History at Wofford College located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Jessica completed her undergraduate studies in Studio Art from Spelman College, an MFA in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking from Georgia State University and studied experimental printmaking at the Santa Reparata School of Art in Florence, Italy.
Jessica’s last performance art piece, Adornment was featured in the group exhibition "Africa Forecast," at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art in Atlanta. She was the 2017 featured visiting artist at Ithaca College in New York where she presented her artistic research on “BlackMatter”, an installation based on Black Hole physics, American folklore, Afrofuturism and imagination. Her drawings have been featured in nationally and internationally recognized spaces such as the A.I.R Gallery in New York and the Telfair Museum in Savannah, Georgia. Her work is featured in private and corporate collections in Spartanburg, Cambridge New York, and Atlanta.