Dandelions are the first flowers of spring. Finding ways to thrive and grow in even the harshest conditions. Their sunny petals burn like bright summer suns, and the white fluffy seed heads grant wishes.
American photographer Jessie Swimeley was born in Gillette, Wyoming. She finds great joy uncovering beauty and significance in the insignificant. Her passion for photography started at the age of six when her father handed her a camera and taught her how to develop her own photographs. She uses digital and alternative process photography to give voice to the abandoned places and forgotten treasures of the West. Jessie received her BA in Photography from the University of Oregon and is the President of the Treasure Valley Artists Alliance. She currently resides in Boise, Idaho with her partner Joel.