Jessica Mensch is a Brooklyn/Montreal painter and mixed-media artist. Mensch obtained her BFA in Painting from NSCAD in 2006, and has since exhibited at The Confederation Centre in PEI, The National Gallery of Canada, Art Toronto, Superchief Gallery (NY) and Pop Up Gallery PS1 MoMA (NY). Mensch was the recipient of a Canada Council Grant for Visual Arts in 2014, and a finalist for the RBC Painting Prize in 2013. With collaborator Emily Pelstring, Mensch has developed a mixed-media practice that encompasses video, music, performance and installation called Inflatable Deities. This collaboration is a source of inspiration for Mensch’s solo painting career.