Jessica Nora is a Boston based sculptor from Philadelphia who works in various media, particularly metals, fibers, and wax. She received her BFA in Interdisciplinary Fine Arts with a focus in Sculpture from University of the Arts in May 2016. She also studied abroad at Studio Art Center International in Florence where she had the opportunity to work in Carrara White Marble and develop her love for carving. She has shown her work at University of the Arts’ Annual Art Unleashed for four years, a variety of curated shows at University of the Arts a variety of shows throughout the greater Philadelphia area and greater Boston area, as well as in two shows in Florence, Italy. Jessica Nora uses her work to get a conversation going, often about the subjects of invisible illnesses or trauma.