Jessie Boone grew up in Cincinnati, OH. In 1998 she moved to Athens, OH to attend Ohio University; graduating in November of 2002 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree- concentration in painting. After graduating from O.U. she became a freelance artist and worked administrative staff for ArtWorks, a non-profit organization in downtown Cincinnati that supports/provides public art for the city. In 2005 Jessie moved to Savannah, GA to obtain her Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from the Savannah College of Art & Design. 2010 brought her back to her hometown of Cincinnati where she works for LEAP, a digital marketing agency, and interacts with the world as an animal charmer and freelance artist.