Jess Booth was born in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. They are currently studying at Maryland Institute College of Art and working towards a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in painting. Jess works in oil on canvas, using small scale clay sculptures as reference for their paintings. Their work reflects an interest in interpersonal relationships and how people communicate through the sense of touch. They have been included in various exhibitions including Combustion in the Lazarus building at MICA and Virtually Beside You, a virtual exhibition. This year, Jess will be finishing thesis and graduating class of 2022. Jessica Booth currently lives and works in Baltimore.