Jessica Houston was born in 1970 in Chicago. She lives and works in New York City. She holds an MA from Columbia University. She was an invited artist aboard a Cape Farewell voyage to the Arctic, and was featured in the expedition documentary by Big Heart Media, London, UK. Recently, she presented her work at the International Polar Year Conference in Oslo, and was invited to the Tipping Point Conference, a climate change think tank, held by Columbia University. Selected exhibitions include: NJ MOCA, New Jersey (2010); I Castello di Corigliano, Corigliano, Italy (2010); Camac Center for Art, Marnay sur-Seine, France (2009); British Embassy, online debate (2009); Sragow Gallery, New York (2009); Miami Red Dot Art fair (2007); Berliner KunstProjekt, Berlin (2003). Her work explores subtle shifts in perception and rearrangement of form; her site-specific installation at New Jersey MOCA continues this interrogation, eliciting articulation of and observations on color.