Jessica Moore Harjo, Weomepe, is an enrolled member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma. She is also Osage, Pawnee, and Sac & Fox. Jessica is originally from Fairfax, Oklahoma, part of the Osage Nation. She currently lives in Owasso, Oklahoma with her husband Russell and son Rexton. Jessica works as a designer and artist through her small business Weomepe Designs and she is also an Instructor of Fine Arts at Rogers State University in Claremore, Oklahoma.
Jessica’s approach to art and design is unique and contemporary while being grounded in cultural symbolism. Her pieces display intersections of ribbonwork, applique, nature, and other harmonious and symmetric forms and atmospheric color palettes. As the owner of Weomepe Designs, Jessica provides graphic design services and consulting. She also creates creative design products and jewelry.
Jessica is a doctoral candidate in design at the University of Minnesota. She received her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Oklahoma State University with a minor in Studio Art and her Master of Arts in Design from the University of Minnesota.
Photo by Cody Hammer. Jessica is standing in front of her mural titled "Trails of Vitality" the installation took place at “Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma.”