Jess Balla is an illustrator and multi-disciplinary artist from North Wales in the UK, recently completing an MA at Falmouth University in illustration: authorial practice.
Her focus on the ocean, community stories and narratives from the landscape filter into a surreal & playful body of work.
She enjoys working collaboratively and delivers fresh perspectives on themes such as social change, sustainability and wellbeing.
Universal Records Cornish Bank CIC
Elwy Working Woods, Coexist Bristol, Frân Wen, CoResist, BDP Bristol, Edventure Frome, Guerilla Kitchen,
Lead Creative Schools
Shady Lane (Berlin)
Cat + Mouse Theatre
MA illustration: Authorial Practice 2021-2023
Residency Pontio Arts 2021
Glynn Vivian 2024
Studio MADE 2023
Ruthin CC 2012
Oriel Mostyn 2011
National Eisteddfod 2011
Arts Council of Wales
University of Bangor