Jessica Nelson is a photographer living in Murfreesboro, TN. Nelson's work is inspired by the issues facing her community and life in the growing suburbs of Nashville. Jessica's crisp, bold images are a reflection of her love of photojournalism and modern art. She most commonly works in portraiture but has also created commercial and fine arts projects.


Jessica is the creator of Photography Connect Murfreesboro, Focus on the Boro, and served as the 2017-2018 Cultural Arts Photo Laureate.


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Broadway World - MISS NELSON IS MISSING to be Performed by Murfreesboro Little Theatre... (photo credit)

Broadway World
- ...Restaging of THE LARAMIE PROJECT (photo credit)

Murfreesboro Pulse
 - Winners Announced for 2020 Focus on the Boro, Murfreesboro Photo Contest

Murfreesboro Pulse - Focus on the Boro Community Photo Project Moves Online for 2020
Revisiting the Other Side - An interview about the 2018 Laureate Exhibit
Arts Break - Focus on the Boro

Murfreesboro Pulse - Focus on the Boro 2019 Winners Announced, Vicki Graham Takes Best in Show

Murfreesboro Voice - Focus on the Boro: A Celebration of Photography for a Growing Art Community

Murfreesboro Voice - Here are the award-winning images from Focus on the Boro 2019

Murfreesboro Voice - 'Focus on the Boro' comes back for a second year
Ready Set Rutherford - Artist Profiles 

Vimeo - Focus on the Boro promotional video

Murfreesboro Pulse - Murfreesboro Photographers Capture Frozen Motion - September 4, 2018

Murfreesboro Pulse - Focus on the Boro Announces Winners in Various Photography Categories - July 5, 2018

Murfreesboro Voice - Murfreesboro's Laureates bring the community together with an art show - July 3, 2018

Murfreesboro Voice - "The Other Side: Contrasts in Our Community" Murfreesboro Laureates' Opening Show - July 3, 2018

Murfreesboro Voice - Art Exhibit Celebrates Well-Known Poem 'The Bridge Builder' - June 28, 2018

City of Murfreesboro - Art In The Rotunda 'Focus On Boro' exhibit reception June 8 - June 8, 2018

Murfreesboro Pulse - Focus on the Boro: Photo Project Features Talents of Murfreesboro Photographers - June 7, 2018

Nashville Fun for Families - Arts in April: A Day with the Laureates - April 28, 2018

WGNS News Radio - Calling all Local Artists - April 19, 2018

Murfreesboro Post - Rutherford County Community Calendar - Apr 16, 2018

Discovery Center - We Are Tennessee Mural Work Begins - April 13, 2018

Murfreesboro Voice - Focus On The Boro Photo Show Will Celebrate Art and Community - April 12, 2018 

Murfreesboro Voice - How Murfreesboro laureates are fortifying local arts community - March 13, 2018

Murfreesboro Voice - Photography Pop Up Exhibit Urges Community to Look Past Labels - February  01, 2018

MTSU Write - Murfreesboro’s New Laureate Program - July 27, 2017 - Cultural Arts Murfreesboro Announce Chosen Laureates - June, 2017