Jessica left the tourism industry in the late 90s and took a trip around the world - 1996. She wrote about it and became an award winning author for her 2nd book - Live and Travel Well, a NATJA (North American Travel Journalist Assoc) 1st Place Travel Book Award recipient 2003.
2o23 | Jessica resides in Tarragona, Spain and is working on several creative initiatives. The BIG small ART Gallery Network Initiative is a personal artist endeavor. The mission is to bring together Community, Conversation and ART—informally—"to engage our international neighbors, visitors and guests in re-connecting after the pandemic—and conversation—no matter what the language.” Jessica continues as an illustrator, artist, writer and content producer with various international publications, media outlets and corporate and non-profit organizations. Jessica’s motto is
“Necessity is the Mother of Invention, So I Invent”