Born in Auckland 1980
Lives and works in Auckland New Zealand
Jessica Pearless is an Auckland based painter and installation artist. She graduated from Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland in 2011. Her work has been exhibited in New Zealand as well as internationally. Pearless was a finalist in the Westpac Women of Influence Awards in 2014. She achieved merit awards in the New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award in 2013 and 2014, and was an AMP National Scholarship recipient in 2011. Recent exhibitions include; Te Tuhi Arts Centre, Auckland (2015); Sydney Non Objective (2014), Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland (2014); Headlands Sculpture on the Gulf, Auckland (2013); Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney (2013). Pearless was the inaugural Artists Alliance Artist in Residence in 2011. Public commissions include a significant art integration project for Remuera Town Centre, Auckland, as well as Flags for Te Wero Island, an Auckland Waterfront project (both 2015). She is represented by Bath Street Gallery.