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Jessica Mueller

Interdisciplinary Artist & Educator
2021 Make a Wave
Teaching Arts

Jessica Mueller is a faculty member in the Design Department at the American Academy of Art. Since 2004, she has been a teaching artist with Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE), working in Chicago Public Schools. Jessica holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and is a member of the Chicago ACT Collective and MotherArt: Revisited.

She exhibits locally and nationally, and her work is part of the permanent collections at SAIC's Flaxman Library, Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, Columbia College Chicago's Center for Book and Paper Arts, and the Library of Congress. Jessica is a recipient of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) 2019 Heart of Gold Award and is a 3Arts 2021 Make A Wave grantee.

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Jessica Mueller has crowd-funded a project with 3AP

  • MotherWords

    • $3,782 raised of $5,000 goal
    • 35 Days 02:59:49 LEFT
      • 3Arts matched
      • 76% funded
      • 24% to go

    I am creating a special edition of handmade and embroidered washcloths to support mental health and wellness. Called MotherWords, these washcloths are embroidered with positive mantras in dual language that reflect real life and are socially responsible and environmentally …