Subtle shifts in color and texture regularly appear in my work, requiring closeness between myself and the work while in process, and later between the viewer and the work.

Jessica Simorte

About the Artist


Jessica Simorte (b. 1988) is a Houston, Texas-based painter whose work serves as an ongoing examination of how creating art can function as a mode of place making. Utilizing shape and color, Jessica creates energetic abstractions that interpret the psychological bond to physical and invented space. Working at a small scale affords an intimacy to Jessica’s work, allowing the nuances of subtle color variations and delicate mark making to take center stage.

News and Notables
  • FAST Award Recipient, Sam Houston State University, 2021

  • Solo exhibition, There, There, Goppert Gallery, University of Saint Mary, 2020

  • Exhibited at CICA Museum, 2020