Jessie Dodington is a visual artist working in oil, acrylic, watercolor and drawing media. A 2019 MFA candidate in painting and drawing at Texas Tech University, she received her BFA from Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, Canada in 2008.
Her work has been exhibited in group and solo shows in Colorado, New Mexico, North Carolina, California, Texas, Canada and the UK. Dodington has taught as resource faculty in Fine Art at Eastern New Mexico University and has been an assistant teacher as well as a Graduate Part Time Instructor in drawing and painting at Texas Tech University. She was recently invited to participate in Texas A&M University-Corpus Cristi’s Oso Bay Biennial on “Reexamining Representational Painting,” in March of 2018. She was an active member of the Plein Air Painters of New Mexico for many years and was admitted as one of 50 painters into their 10 day Plein Air Festival in 2016. She illustrated the textbook, “Biology: An Invertebrate Perspective” by Dr. Ken Cradock and participated in the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities 2017 Emerging Creatives Summit in Gainesville, Florida.