Jess Bergman Tank is a Twin Cities-based art maker, public artist, and teaching artist. She instructs metalcasting at the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center (CAFAC) and has a traveling foundry she uses for public and community building events. Her background includes both 2D and 3D work, and she specializes in providing arts programming for underserved youth. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota in both Studio Arts and Art History with Summa Cum Laude Honors. Jess spends her free time biking with her kids, enjoying the natural world, traveling, and cooking tasty edibles.