Jessye McDowell is an artist working across digital platforms to examine the interchanges of cultural mythologies, lived experience and digital life. Her work has been exhibited in both traditional and non-traditional spaces throughout the U.S., including Essex Flowers Gallery (NYC), Detroit Artist Market, the SPRING/BREAK Art Fair (NYC), the DUMBO Arts Festival (Brooklyn, NY), Mint Gallery (Atlanta, GA), Murray State University (Murray, KY), and the Front Gallery (New Orleans, LA). She has attended artist residencies at the Wassaic Artist Residency (Wassaic, NY); the Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT); Harold Arts (Chesterfield, OH); and the Acre Artist Residency (Steuben, WI). McDowell received an MA in Media Studies from the New School University in NYC, and an MFA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Digital Media & Animation at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.