Jessica Amber (they/she) is an Australian digital artist. They are known for their vibrant designs of girls and gaming culture. They incorporate influences from Japanese anime like Sailor Moon, to Disney movies and other western cartoons, giving them the self-dubbed style “Amerimanga.” Themes in their work include pop culture and self-contemplation as an introverted feminist, often examined through original characters.
Jessica began posting artwork online at age fifteen. They achieved qualifications in graphic design through TAFE, but is primarily self-taught.
In 2012, they was featured in “First Class 12” at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery.
In 2016, their artwork Egg Chair was published in the book Instant Icon by Trapholt.
For Jessica, artmaking is cathartic. Through art, they exorcises demons and manifests desired outcomes. Tools of the trade include iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, and Wacom Intuos Pro tablet. Jessica’s objective is to develop greater self-understanding and clarify their unique voice as an artist.