This small piece is one of the most compelling pieces at Expo Chicago 2018. It might be the almost monochromatic aspect of the painting and how it still convenes an iconic story. Then there are the meticulous brush strokes. It is a painting that draws you in in a way that a 14 x 18 inch painting rarely can.
But then this is what Jess does. Collage and painting are used to recreate, to breathe life into ancient stories.