Jessica O’Shea is an artist living in Marblehead, who first began painting at 12 years old at the Acorn Gallery. She has an extensive background in childhood development and studied art history at Keene State College. Upon returning home to Marblehead she has had her work exhibited in various seasons of the Marblehead Arts Festival. Jessica has also worked in textiles, designing applique patterns for Sew Creative, a former local quilt shop out of Beverly, as well as for her mother, Janet Barnet, an award winning local quilter. Many will recognize Jessica as a returning teacher after substituting for much of the 2019/2020 school year.