Culture and Community

Jessica is a strong force in the local artistic and general community. As an advocate for local artists, she spearheads several regular cultural events in Alameda and donates hundreds of hours a year to local charitable organizations. She is an accomplished visual artist and runs a local art gallery, Studio 23 with her partner Wes. Jessica currently curates local art for multiple locations and coordinates dozens of art shows, classes, and workshops. She wrote, illustrated and published a popular children’s book, and has won numerous competitions and awards for her work. She also started the Creative Art Program in Atlanta that served at-risk kids.

Artistic background

Jessica works in a variety of media including acrylic paint, ink, markers, pencil, sculpture, paper mache, and murals.

Her work has been shown in numerous galleries and venues in the bay area. It has been featured in public art and local and national advertising campaigns.

Professional Artistic background

Jessica is a designer and works as a freelance graphic artist & mural artist in the East Bay. Her artwork and illustrations have been featured in several San Francisco Bay Area campaigns including, Golden Voice, Mountain Winery, Alameda Municipal Power Company, Best Of The East Bay & The City of Alameda’s Clean, Green & Safe campaign.

Organizations and Affiliations

Publications & Media

Most Professional:
DABA awards Studio 23 “Most Professional”
The award for 2017 Professional Business of the Year was presented to Wesley and Jessica Warren of Studio 23.

Dynamic Painting Duo
Dynamic Painting Duo in Alameda Magazine
Since their arrival in 2012, the couple has embraced the Alameda art scene by winning awards and opening a gallery.

By Michael Singman-Aste

Downtown Alameda
2nd Fridays in Alameda/Jingletown
Straight From The Street

Best Indie Gallery
Alameda Sun: 2nd Fridays
Downtown and Entertainment Guide

Alameda Sun: 2016 Summer Art FairAlameda Gets Artsy

Studio 23 Opens in Alameda
Meet Wes-N-Jess
By Michael Singman-Aste

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