Born and raised in Connecticut, Jessica Hernandez is owner of Strange Birdie Studio. For many years she focused on abstract painting, but within the last three years she discovered her love of printmaking. Since her multiple sclerosis diagnosis in 2005, she has been a strong advocate in the MS community, raising over $70,000 for MS research. Music is also an important aspect in her life and it’s influence can be seen in her work. She loves seeing the creative spark amongst artist in the Phish community.