Jessica Mueller is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and educator. Mueller is a member of the Chicago ACT Collective and Mother Art: Revisited. She has been partnering with Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE) and Chicago Public Schools since 2004. Formerly a Program Manager at CAPE, she developed and supported partnerships for over forty artists, art teachers, and academic teachers, while working with principles and district officials. Currently, Mueller is a faculty member in the Visual Communications Department at the American Academy of Art.
She holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Mueller exhibits locally and nationally, and her work is part of the permanent collections at SAIC’s Flaxman Library; Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, Columbia College’s Center for Book and Paper Arts, and the Library of Congress.