Jessica Westbrook is an artist working with images, semiotics, and information design. Her projects explore desire, cues, and contradictory sensations that vacillate between fortune and catastrophe. Westbrook received her MFA from Tyler School of Art and has exhibited nationally and internationally. In 2005 she established SEED, an artist collective based in Chattanooga Tennessee. Recent activity includes publication in Static, the journal of the London Consortium and a feature on Chicago's artstorage.org. She is Assistant Professor of Art at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.