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Based out of Dallas, Texas
 “In Texas there was only the horizon she craved.” ~Joan Didion

Yale University B.A. 2016| Computing and the Arts

Artist Statement: ā€œIā€™m most intrigued by the destructive force of production, evolution, and construct; the motivation for, sensations of, and residues of actions on a surface, a form, and a body. As a [ice] skater, I’ve created sensations that run through my body and are then perceived and interpreted by a viewer for over two decades. My motivation… always a persistent desire to feel; to experience; to explore. What I experience is only audible to my inner spirit in any given moment while my actions impose at times entirely other sensations on my audience and simultaneously produce my history — a residue in yet a third format onto my surface. My residue ā€” scars upon a frozen tundra that tell my flaws and moments of perfection to those adept at reading them. The tracings on a brutalized sheet of ice are an encrypted, instructive, and temporal drawings of time spent telling and moving through a creative story of physical sensations and mortal errors. While the faint eruptions of shadow and light pass almost unnoticed to the viewer diverted by the object in motion, to speak nothing of the intermixed sounds that crack and swoosh through the entire performance giving orientation and security to the performer. The performer is an object, moving in unusual cadence in comparison with the observed speed and trajectory, that flows through the visual field creating and interrupting wind currents, ignorant of weight, friction, and seemingly of physics. This is the art of skating to me. It is both a process and a medium. In a single experience ghosts and documents, stories and sensations, created from the same impetus yet entirely diverse from one another are cast into the world, able to emote, describe, and interpret endless possibilities.ā€ ~J.Wester

Contact individual galleries for information about pieces/pricing.

Upcoming Shows/Installs/Exhibits/Festivals:

  • Oct. 4, 2018 | KUZU Radio Community Event | Denton, TX | North America
  • WHISTLE | Greece | Europe
  • Nov. 10, 2018 | Art Con 14 | Dallas, TX | North America
  • *Special Collaboration* TBA 2019 | North America

Recent Exhibitions/Installations/Shows:

  • Conception Art at BrewFest 2018 | Sept. 8 | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Burning Man 2018| Breaking Shadows V2 | Black Rock City, NV | North America
  • Contemporary Skating Festival Berlin 2018 | SoundSkate Viewing | Berlin, Germany | Europe
  • The Ground Floor Project | Aug. 17, 2018 | The Balancing Connection | Dallas, TX | North America
  • SEA(S) 2018 | SoundSkate Viewing | Kefalonia, Greece | Europe
  • The Refuge | Moving Energies | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Over the Bridge Summer Solstice ArtSpot | June 23, 2018 | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Art Con Revolution | Dallas, TX | North America
  • SOLUNA 2018 | ‘Breaking Shadows’ | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Conception Arts 2018 | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Media Arts Festival 2017 | Leeuwarden, Netherlands | Europe
  • Artcon 13 | Dallas, TX | North America
  • ArtWalk West 2017 | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Burning Man, 2017 | Black Rock City, NV | North America
  • Printmaking, Collage, Assemblage Show | IAA | Irving, TX | North America
  • Phobias by ArtCon | Dallas, TX | North America
  • ArtCon 12 | Dallas, TX | North America
  • ArtExperience Confessional V.1 Installation | Venice, Italy | Europe
  • Local Brew & Press | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Drugstore Cowboy | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Life in Deep Ellum | entitled: Microgallery | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Life in Deep Ellum | entitled: Mater’ium | Dallas, TX | North America
  • Yale Art School Green Gallery| entitled: Play | New Haven, CT | North America
  • Yale Art School Green Gallery | entitled: Studio | New Haven, CT | North America
  • Yale 36 Edgewood Sculpture Building/Gallery | entitled: XYTheta | New Haven, CT | North America

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