Jess Simms
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Visual Art – Cleveland, OH

Born in New Orleans, raised in the CLE. Jess is an Illustrator and Graphic Designer from the west side of Cleveland. Drawing since the 4th grade, she has always loved pencil and paper. She also taught herself Photoshop at age 14. Back when the internet had no real direction for designers, she made up websites and artwork for fun. After she graduated from Purdue University in Computer Graphics Technology, Jess decided to make the switch to Illustration. Her inspiration comes from one of her favorite creators, Hayao Miyazaki. Jess loves color and detail, as well as celebrating the diverse people God put on this Earth. You'll find many ethnicities dance through her pieces. Jess is currently working her way to becoming a full-time Illustrator and Concept Artist. ...more