Jessica Mensch is a Montreal-based painter who investigates notions of identity Within the context of portrait and figure painting. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Jessica also composes and performs collaborative theatrical pieces loosely based on dreams, current political issues and predictions of the future. She has exhibited and performed in various group exhibitions in Montreal, Toronto and Halifax, and in two solo shows, most recently at Galerie Rye in Montreal. Jessica currently works as a freelance portrait artist and oil painting teacher, and paints theatre sets for the Segal and Centaur Theatres in Montreal.