Jessie Whiteley (b. Salisbury, 1993) is an artist living in London, currently she is completing her second and final year in Painting at the Royal College of Art. She graduated from Glasgow School of Art Painting and Printmaking in 2015. Recent exhibitions include: ‘Pop Girls Run Riot’, Strange Field/ French Street, Glasgow, 2023; ‘The Great in the Small’, 13 Vitrine, Lausanne, 2022; ‘High Windows’, Recent Activity, Birmingham, 2022. In 2019 she was awarded the International Fellowship at CASTRO Projects, Rome.
Traffic light moon is the green light on the wet bus window. It reflects: Flip Flop, Side Fringe, Sunglasses, Pony tail, Skinny jeans, Baseball hat…(Your eyes are like fingers. Your eyes are like street lights. Your eyes are like moons.) The skyline moves forward, dusk is aroused. She is inside his belly.