Jessica Palomo is the Graduate Coordinator at the School of Art. Jessica coordinates, manages and advises prospective and current graduate students in academic policies, procedures, and programs.
Jessica Palomo received her BFA in Sculpture from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and her MFA in Drawing from Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. In addition to her 7 years of administrative experience, Palomo has art education experience at both the college and high school levels and held positions at prestigious art institutions like the Phoenix Art Museum. She was the artist in residence at the Palazzo Rinaldi in 2011 with a solo exhibition in Noepoli, Italy. She has been the recipient of multiple awards including the Nathan Cummings Travel Fellowship and the Martin Wong Foundation Scholarship. Her work has been exhibited internationally at the Contemporary Art Space in China, locally at Tucson Museum of Art in Arizona, and is represented by Bentley Gallery in Phoenix, AZ. Palomo works in drawing and sculpture to investigate uncomfortable situations. Currently, her work explores the effects of grief and trauma.
2017 Master of Fine Art, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2007 Bachelor of Fine Art, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX