Jessica MacMillan

Jessica MacMillan (b. 1987, New Hampshire, USA) is an artist and amateur astronomer based in Oslo, Norway. Through kinetic sculpture, 3D animation, and installation, MacMillan’s work investigates concepts in astronomy and planetary science. MacMillan holds an MFA in fine arts from the Academy of Fine Art in Oslo (2016) and has studied astronomy through Arizona State University. Her works have been exhibited previously at BOA Galleri in Oslo, Norway; Galleri 54 in Gothenburg, Sweden; Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland; Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway; and Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark, among others. MacMillan has participated in residencies at ÖRES: Örö Island Residency Program, Finland; NBK Ny-Ålesund research station residency, Svalbard; and Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, Seydisfjordur, Iceland. In winter 2021, she will be artist-in-residence at Artica Svalbard, Longyearbyen.