April 21, 2016
John Lamb, Forum
FARGO – As a 30-year-old professional, Jescia Hoffman Hopper knows she's too old to play dress-up and live in an imaginary world.
So she does it through her art. Hopper's show "Paracosms" is a fascinating collection that places adult anxieties in a child's playground. T...
April 19, 2016
Paracosm (n.): a detailed, prolonged imaginary world created by a child that includes human, animal or alien creations
Spirit Room Galleries presents Paracosms, a series of work six years in the making. Jescia Hoffman Hopper will be exhibiting explosive watercolors and...
April 16, 2016
MeLissa Kossick, The Arts Partnership
Dino-clad and smashing toy-size trains, Jescia paints self-portrait vignettes of paracosms- a fully-developed imaginary universe created by a child.
“My work is a challenge to the notion of the seriousness of adulthood,” says Hopper. “By putting on the costume or creati...
April 7, 2016
Sabrina Hornung, High Plains Reader
High Plains Reader editor Sabrina Hornung had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with Jescia Hoffman Hopper at her home studio in Fargo and visit about the origins of Paracosms, her creative process and what makes a successful Youtube video.
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