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Jessica Maffia

Jessica Maffia is a visual artist born and raised in New York City. She works across a wide variety of media to celebrate the familiar and honor the natural world of the city, through repetitive, meditative processes. Her work has been exhibited throughout the US and is currently in the Flat Files of Pierogi Gallery in downtown Manhattan. She created the artwork for musician Childish Gambino’s two singles “Summertime Magic” and “Feels Like Summer.” Maffia is the recipient of numerous artist residency fellowships including at the Albee Foundation and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, as well as two grants from the Hells Kitchen Foundation. Her work is featured on the covers of Fabio Gironi's philosophy book “Naturalizing Badiou: Mathematical Ontology and Structural Realism” and poet Firas Sulaiman’s latest book “As if My Name is a Mistaken Sign.” She created a permanent mural installation for the Audubon Mural Project, her work was recently exhibited in the Brooklyn Botanical Garden show “For the Birds” and she is currently in the design phase of a NYC Percent for Art permanent installation in a new public school.