JT tintype headshot Jess Tolbert

Jess Tolbert

Jess Tolbert is an artist, curator, and educator based in El Paso, Texas. They received both their MFA and BFA with a focus in jewelry and metalsmithing. Jess’ work is recognized and exhibited nationally and internationally, including numerous awards such as the Preziosa Young 2020 award in Florence, Italy, and as a Finalist for the Loewe Craft Prize 2020. They are a co-founder of the curatorial group Secret Identity Projects, and their work is represented by Gallery Loupe and Gallery 2052.

Artist’s website

IG: @jess.tolbert


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