“True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.“ - Albert Einstein.
Jessie is a designer, illustrator, painter and photographer. She was born in Toronto, but began her studies in painting, life drawing and applied graphics in Hungary, with a wealth of art and history. She also received traditional training in photography and graphic art techniques. Jessie was mentored by renowned Hungarian artist Endre Szasz. She got her bachelor degree of architect designer artist at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest. She returned to Canada after obtaining her degree and was mentored by Russell Hollingsworth. Her work is influenced by her memories in Europe and west coast organic architecture. She took several road trips across the US to soak up ideas. Her influences range from Jay Defeo to Riopelle. Artists she admires include Egon Schiele, Picasso...
She currently lives and creates in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Jessie 's work is displayed in several private collections.
MOME/ Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest,
Hungary - Architecture, Interior and Furniture Design
Secondary School of Fine Arts, Pécs, Hungary - Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography
2018 Paintings and Drawings by Enikő, New West Culture Crawl -
Gabor Gasztonyi Studio, New Westminster
2017-18 Texturized - Solo Exhibition, Tuc, Gastown, Vancouver
2017 Texturized - Solo Exhibition, Coquitlam
2015 Art Around Us - The Art Institute of Vancouver
2014 Eastside Culture Crawl - 1000 Parker St., Vancouver
2014 Learning to Crawl - The Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver
2014 Hungarian Artists in our Midst - Hungarian Hall, Vancouver
2014 Solo Exhibition - Plaisir Sucre, Vancouver
2014 Kitsilano Community Centre, Vancouver
2005 MOME - Ponton Gallery, Budapest
2003 ART EXPO - Art Mill, Szentendre
2002 House of Civic Communities, Pecs