Jessie Jakumeit is an award winning Visual Artist and Educator from Vancouver. She holds a BFA from the University of Victoria and a B.Ed. from the University of Toronto. In 2015, she completed an International Residency in northern New Mexico funded by the Canada Arts Council. In 2017, she won a Toronto Arts Council grant to create living sculptures. Curiosity led her to teaching Art at the Royal BC Museum, Two Rivers Gallery, Latcham Gallery, the Living Arts Centre and Art City. She loves guiding her students through a creative process filled with experimentation and play.