Jessica Hagar

J Rose Textile Arts

Jessica Hagar grew up in McMinnville TN where she attended F.C. Boyd Christian School and after graduating decided to major in Art Education at Tennessee Technological University. Her experience as a student at TTU and the Appalachian Center For Craft encouraged her to not just be a teacher but also a professional artist. Jessica has been nationally nominated for a NICHE Award, was awarded a Juror’s Choice Award at Tennessee Tech’s Annual Juried Student Show Exhibition and was awarded 3rd place during the Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends Exhibition at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Jessica has received the Bacchanal Art Scholarship as well as a grant for an Internship in New York City with Kordal. Her work can be found in stores and galleries throughout middle Tennessee. She is the designer and creator of J Rose Textile Arts and teaches Art, Photography, and Sewing at the Peachtree Learning Center in Cookeville, Tennessee.