About Jess Barnett
Photo: Raziel Panic
Concord, NH, resident Jess Barnett is a self-taught artist and has been painting since 2004. She has a private studio in Concord and has shown in various locations throughout New England. Her gallery's only group art exhibition, titled Summer Haze, happened in August-September 2021, with an in-person or virtual reception on August 13. For more info about the show, click here.
She counts among her influences the Color Field movement, the region of New England, Japanese minimalist painters, Francis Bacon, Dale Chihuly, Stephen Gammell, Franz Kline, and Andrew Wyeth. In late 2019, Jess served an assistant art teacher fo an art class for inmates at the Belknap County Jail in Laconia, NH.
A former member of both Artistic Roots in Plymouth, NH, and the Fort Point Artists Community in Boston, Jess has exhibited in a variety of locations throughout New England, including the Wellness at Villageworks building in Acton, MA; 6 Bridges Gallery; the Beacon Hill Art Walk; the SoWa Art Walk; Achilles; the FPAC Gallery Art at 12; the Lilypad in Inman Square; Cambridge Common; Bricco; the Harbor Art Gallery; and the Larkin Gallery. Jess took lessons in glassblowing at Diablo Glass School in Roxbury, MA, and completed an encaustic wax workshop in Gloucester, MA, in October 2019.
For five years she served as one of two arts editors for Printer’s Devil Review, an online literary and arts journal (http://pdrjournal.org). Her work can be viewed at https://jessbarnett.com and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/jessbarnettart.
In addition to her work as an artist, Jess has her own copy editing company based in Concord. Visit her site for more info.
Certain pieces are available for purchase. If a piece has the "Buy Now" button underneath the description, it's available to buy. All prices include shipping to U.S. addresses (with the exception of Hawaii and Alaska). If you live in either of these states or outside the country, please contact the artist to discuss extra shipping costs.
Studio Visit Available
If you're interested in arranging a visit to her private studio, please email Jess through the Contact page.