Jessica Battes is an artist and educator that lives and works in Arlington, Texas. Jessica studied fine art at the University of North Texas in Denton where she received a B. F. A. with a concentration in ceramics. She received her M. F. A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2012.
Jessica’s work has been featured in local and national venues. As a student at UTSA she won the Emerging Artist Scholarship Award at the Texas Art and Craft Fair two years in a row. Her work was accepted into Craft Forms 2010, and international juried exhibition for contemporary craft. In 2012 she won a NICHE Award and her work was featured in the NICHE magazine.
Jessica currently teaches at Texas Christian University, Mountain View College, and Tarrant County College Southeast Campus.