Jessica Tenbusch lives and works in Ypsilanti, Michigan. In her childhood, she was lucky to share her home with a multitude of other animals and hundreds of houseplants. Outside was always inside. She works with a variety of natural found materials and metal. Her work focuses on cycles and reverence of life and death and how all species interrelate to each other. In 2014, she received her MFA from Eastern Michigan University concentrating in metalsmithing. Along with her art practice, she runs a jewelry design business. Jessica manages and co-owns Ypsi Alloy Studios.