Born 1984, Cancun, Mexico.
Is an artist and technologist currently based in the Netherlands. He has interest in language and culture and worked as editor and curator with art projects in the San Francisco and Portland. Prior to that Jesse spent 8 years as program manager and linguist for Sony PlayStation within a global team in Japan, United States and Europe. He has a BFA from the Pacific Northwest College of Art and is currently a Master Artistic Research student at Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.
As an artist he has shown in San Francisco, California, Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Washington and NYC. He has participated in Printed Matter’s LA and NYC Art Book Fairs on multiple occasions. In 2016 he participated in Out of Sight, a survey of Pacific Northwest-based artists.
He has explored curatorial and administrative projects as a founding member of Mosshouse and the Basement creative collective in San Francisco, CA. He is part of the Worksound International team in Portland, OR. In 2014 in conjunction with Modou Dieng he was a recipient of PICA’s Precipice Fund Award supported by the The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Calligram Foundation. His work is part of the permanent collection of the Zuckerman Museum in Atlanta, GA.
In addition to his artistic practice he is also a versatile editor and translator of English and Spanish texts, primarily in the technology and art fields.
2017 BFA Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA)