Jessica Wyatt is from Salina, Kansas and graduated from Beloit College in 2007 with a BA in Anthropology. While completing her undergraduate degree, she studied Archaeology at the University of Glasgow and Photography and Life Drawing at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, 2005-06. Jessica returned home to Kansas to work as an installation assistant and SummerArt Manager at the Salina Art Center before she decided to join the Peace Corps. She served as an Agroforestry volunteer for the Kolda region of Senegal, West Africa September 2008 - April 2010. She moved to Baltimore this past June to begin her studies in MICA’s MA in Community Arts Program (MACA).