Discipline: Visual Art

Jessica Gandolf

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: Portland, ME
MacDowell fellowships: 1992

Jessica Gandolf was born in New York and currently lives in Portland, Maine. She received her B.A. from Oberlin College and her M.F.A from Brooklyn College. She has received a National Endowment of the Arts Regional Fellowship in Painting. She was awarded residencies at MacDowell and Cummington Community for the Arts. Gandolf has been a Lecturer in Art at Bates College and Bowdoin College. She has exhibited across the country and at several venues internationally.

Portrait by Kat Miller



Jessica Gandolf worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The small building was originally entered on the…

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