Born in Berkeley, California, Jessica Snow earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in art studio from the University of California, Davis in 1987. In 1988 she attended the Université de la Nouvelle-Sorbonne III, Paris, France; in 1992, the Skowhegen School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegen, Maine; and in 1996, she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Mills College in Oakland, California. Her honors include a 2000 San Francisco Art Council Grants to Individual Artists Award, San Francisco, California; a 1996 Juror’s Award for the Berkeley Art Center’s 10th Annual National Exhibition, Berkeley, California; a 1995 Edwin and Adalaine Cadogan Fellowship award, San Francisco, California; and a 1994 First Place award for work in San Jose Art League’s 2-D Contemporary, San Jose, California (Juror: Squeak Carnwath). In 1995/1996 Snow received teaching assistantships in intermediate painting and 20th century art history at Mills College; in 1996/1997 served as a lecturer for courses in drawing and 2-D concepts at the San Jose State University; and from 2001-2003 was an instructor of fundamentals of drawing I at the University of Berkeley Extension.
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