Jackie has devoted her life to the arts. Born in Los Angeles, she grew up in the record business surrounded by an ever-changing musical and artistic landscape. She has a Bachelor of Arts in New Media from the University of California, San Diego. For twelve years, she ran her own web design company in Silicon Valley creating marketing campaigns and digital assets for various startups and Stanford University. Due to her passion and love for modern art/design she decided to devote her life to inspiring the next generation of female digital artists and creators. She has an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in Design and Technology and when not teaching, she spends her time creating large-scale art installations and working with her fellow artists and alums at her non-profit San Francisco Artists Alumni.