Jenny Roesel Ustick is Associate Professor of Art in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati, and one of the most prominent muralists in her region. She created numerous large-scale public murals with the nonprofit ArtWorks in Cincinnati (Mr. Dynamite/James Brown is her best-known ArtWorks project), and now primarily focuses on independent projects that have included commissions from the US Soccer Federation, Five Iron Golf, 21C Museum Hotel Cincinnati, Hard Rock Casino, and many others. She has painted across the United States, including institutional commissions and mural festivals: projects with the University of New Mexico - Taos in 2019 and 2023; the Walls for Women Project in Tennessee in 2020 and 2022; CRE8IV Mural Festival in Rockford, Illinois in 2019, 2021, and 2022 (with Atalie Gagnet); and BLINK Cincinnati in 2022. Internationally, she has completed mural residencies in Buenos Aires (Proyecto Palimipsesto, La Fundación ‘ace para el Arte Contemporáneo y el ‘acePIRAR, Programa Internacional de Residencias Artísticas in 2017); and Graniti, Sicily for the Graniti Murales Artist Residency in 2018 and 2023. She maintains a solo studio practice that includes drawing, painting, textile, and sculpture, and is an active member of the collaborative group Maidens of the Cosmic Body Running with Denise Burge and Lisa Siders Kenney, focusing on multimedia time-based installations, film, and sound. She and her collaborators have exhibited in numerous galleries and museums nationally and internationally, and have participated in art fairs including Governors Island Art Fair, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and ArtPrize. Her work has been mentioned in Juxtapoz, Forbes, American Quarterly, Hyperallergic, Huffington Post, and in numerous appearances in popular local media surrounding projects in Cincinnati and around the country.