Jessica Barnd is an artist and educator originally from Jordan, Minnesota. When not teaching high school students, she freelances as a scenic artist and muralist. She enjoys dancing between a variety of creative opportunities, including: Scenic Painting and Prop Building, Murals, Public Art, Found Object Sculptures and Mixed Media. She hosts art parties for adults and children, bringing creative opportunities to your home. Tie dying, face painting, spin art, and painting on canvas, are a just a few of the projects she leads.
Jessica added the experience of Street Painting to her skill set last year, attending the Sarasota International Street Painting Festival for the first time. Best-known for her colorful, oversized works, this year she celebrates 10 years of painting at Minnesota's Largest Candy Store. Other work includes projects at ValleyScare and ValleyFair in Shakopee.
For this years' Chalkfest, Jessica will be teaming up with Shawn Mccann, Julie Jilek, and Sharyn Chan to form the chalking group Pandamonium!