Jessica Mueller is an interdisciplinary artist and educator exploring domesticity, labor, and translation through her experiences of motherhood. Mueller’s practice builds on relationships within the multiple, site, and collective thinking/making.
Currently, Mueller is a faculty member in the Visual Communications Department at the American Academy of Art. Since 2004, she has been a Chicago based Teaching Artist with Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE) and Chicago Public Schools. Formerly a Program Manager at CAPE, she developed and supported partnerships for over forty artists,
art teachers, and academic teachers.
Mueller holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a member of the Chicago ACT Collective and MotherArt: Revisited. She exhibits locally and nationally, and her work is part of the permanent collections at SAIC’s Flaxman Library; Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, Columbia College’s Center for Book and Paper Arts, and the Library of Congress. Mueller is a recipient of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) 2019 Heart of Gold Award.