Jessica Turtle

Jessica Turtle is a multidisciplinary artist, curator, and educator in the Saint Croix Valley. Turtle is the Founder and Managing Director of the Natural Heritage Art Centre; a woman-owned rural arts center in the heart of the Saint Croix Valley.

Turtle's creative practices span a variety of media including drawing, painting, and sculpture. Her work explores many themes such as memory, pattern, nature, humor, and fairytales. Although most recognized for her vibrant palette and nature-inspired patterns, her work strongly advocates for wildlife and habitat restoration and communicates the inherent value and interdependence of all living and nonliving things.


WBCA Classes with Jessica:

S1A1 – Eco Art and Activism

Instructor: Jessica Turtle
August 10-31, 2023
4 Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 PM
Tuition: $133 Member/$167 Non-Member

A6D2 – How to Write an Artist Statement

Instructor: Jessica Turtle
July 5 & 6, 2023
Wednesday & Thursday, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Material Fee: $15 Payable to Instructor
Tuition: $97 Member/$121 Non-Member

F6F5 – Hammered Botanicals

Instructor: Jessica Turtle
June 7, 2023
Wednesday, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Tuition: $61 Member/$76 Non-Member

S6P3 – Cut Paper Painting

Instructor: Jessica Turtle
August 5-19, 2023
3 Saturdays, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Material Fee: $15 Payable to Instructor
Tuition: $106 Member/$133 Non-Member