Jesse Lee Vargas

(Jesse Lee Steffan-Colucci had two first names and two last names, then she married the man of her dreams)

Jesse is a New Yorker based on the West Coast working as a Portrait and Fine Art Photographer.  Having grown up the daughter of a video and performance artist, her formative years were spent in Museums and Galleries.   Drawing inspiration from her training in fine art as well as collaborative projects with other interdisciplinary artists, Jesse is focused on cultivating new histories, exposing truths and creating beauty.



University of Buffalo, New York

Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio

OCC School of Photography, California


The only constant in life is change

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