Jessie Krause, raised in Princeton by an artist mother and architect father, studied art at Smith College and New York University. Upon graduation, she worked as a part-time art instructor in the New York City Public Schools, while also designing for theater and music videos. She continued to develop as an artist at The Art Students League and on the streets of the city, especially Gramercy Park, making hundreds of paintings and drawings that became the basis for her nationally sold line of greeting cards. For 11 years, Jessie owned and ran the recently closed Netherfield Gallery in Lambertville, New Hope and Frenchtown. She is currently the featured artist for The Grey Dog Restaurants in Manhattan. She lives in Pipersville, PA.
Patrons of her work include:
Carole King, Musician
Brian Wilson, Musician
Dr. Henry Jarecki, Philanthropist
Francesca Rosenberg, a Director at MOMA
Wells Fargo Bank
New York Life Insurance