Jessie Swimeley

Jessie Swimeley

Giving voice to the abandoned.

  • Mixed Media
  • Photography
ARTIST BIO

American photographer Jessie Swimeley was born in Gillette, Wyoming in 1979. She finds great joy uncovering beauty and significance in the insignificant. Her passion for photography started at the age of six when her father handed her a camera and taught her how to develop her own photographs.

Growing up in Wyoming, she has always had a love of rural places and their history. She uses digital and alternative process photography to give voice to the abandoned places and forgotten treasures of the West. Jessie received her BA in Photography from the University of Oregon and is the President of the Treasure Valley Artists Alliance. She currently resides in Boise, Idaho with her partner Joel