Photo by  Maggie Stein

Photo by Maggie Stein

Hi, my name is Jesse and I am a visual designer and artist from the heart of Virginia.

I create brand identities, website designs, illustrations, marketing collateral, logos, brochures, and more. While working at Sagetopia, I created work for Americans for the Arts, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Red Hat, and the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, among others. I have also published illustrations for Virginia Magazine, Blue Lyra ReviewStorm Cellar quarterly, and The Thomas Jefferson Foundation. 

I also create fine arts pieces, using gouache, thread on canvas, and sometimes just good old-fashioned pen and ink on paper. I especially love to create unique gifts and drawings for personal and domestic spaces.

I have had solo exhibitions at The Garage, New City Arts, and The Virginia Discovery Museum in Charlottesville, VA, and have exhibited in group shows at Space 1026 in Philadelphia, The Bridge PAI and Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, VA, The Gallery Above in Panama City, FL, and The New City Arts Initiative in NYC. 

I studied printmaking under Allyson Mellberg-Taylor, Dean Dass, and Akemi Ohira at the University of Virginia, received my letterpress certification from Virginia Arts of the Book Center, and worked at The Kennedy Center and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.


Let me know if you are interested in a commissioned art piece, if you would like to receive updates, or just to say hello!