Jess Lincoln is an artist from Calgary, AB, currently based in Kitchener, ON. She received her MFA from the University of Waterloo in 2017 and her BFA from NSCAD University in 2012, having completed an exchange program in painting at Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea in 2011. She has lived in Dawson City, YT, Montreal, and Toronto, and has worked as a custom framer, art and language teacher, and interpreter at a museum of historical firetrucks. In 2014, she participated as an artist-in-residence at the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture. In 2016, she traveled to England to work with painter Sigrid Holmwood as a recipient of the Keith and Win Shantz Fellowship, and was awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant in conjunction with her MFA research.