Jessica Swift

Artist + Writer 

Hi! I'm Jess, and I'm an an artist, fabric + surface pattern designer, author, and teacher in Portland, Oregon. I believe in the power of art-making as a tool for radical self-care. I make art because it helps me process my inner world, and I feel better when I do.

And I’m on a mission to help people feel better through art. Whether it’s taking a class with me and making art together (so fun!), reading my books and using my oracle decks, putting my art prints on your wall, or sewing with my fabric, I want to add some hope, color, and creativity to your world — to help you feel a little bit brighter and a little bit less alone. 

Yes, YOU!

I create and manufacture my own products as well as licensing my artwork to others for branded products such as fabric, stationery, puzzles, books, and more. My colorful, magically uplifting art + words are intended to inspire YOU to live a courageous, honest, hope-filled life.

I'm so glad you're here! 

My Story

I still live in Portland with my two kids, but the cats have both died. And so has my husband. Ryan died unexpectedly in August 2018, while I was pregnant with kiddo #2. It was without a doubt the hardest thing I've faced so far in my life. And, amazing things have also emerged from his death and helped me through. Both/And.

So now it’s me, the babes, and a new naughty cat named Magic, and we're a-ok. Thanks to this creative outlet I'm blessed and grateful to call my business, we're thriving, growing, and embracing joy and beauty the best we can. What else can you do, really?



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