Experience a slice of life from a Houston-area artist in CAMH’s new artist takeover series on Instagram Stories. This week, hear from ceramic sculptor Jessica Ninci (@squiggleanddash).
About Jessica Ninci
Jessica Ninci is from Houston, Texas (b. July 17th, 1986). She earned her MFA from the University of Houston in 2013 and her work has been exhibited in various spaces including the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Lawndale Art Center, The Blaffer Museum, Box 13, SpaceHL, Jonathan Hopson Gallery, Front Gallery, The Wedge Space, Bill’s Junk, the Glassell School of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. In 2017, Ninci completed a seven-week residency at The North Set studios through Bea Ying Projects in Houston, Texas. She teaches art classes at the Glassell Junior School, Alvin Community College, and the Galveston Arts Center. Ninci currently lives in Galveston, Texas with her partner and fellow artist Dan Schmahl, their dog, and two cats. They are 2019 recipients of The Idea Fund artist grant and have opened a project space in Galveston called Rising Tide Projects. Ninci’s most recent solo-exhibition, Beachcomber