Jami Joelle Nielsen is a Santa Barbara based artist who was born in Kansas City, Kansas, and received her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science at the University of Kansas. Her artwork combines a reverence for nature and the human experience. Jami Joelle creates assemblage, collage, and paintings, using found, recycled, man-made materials, as well as elements from nature. She narrates the chasm that exists in humanitys relationship with its source, and explores deeper connections and dependencies, while challenging destructive modes of consumerism. The end result pays homage to coexistence, transformation, and hope.