Have you ever imagined what results can come forth when creativity meets a stunning mix of artistic capabilities? This article contains the story of Jess Crow and her wonderful epoxy work. Her unique designs have caught global attention and big names such as Gary Vaynerchuk, DIY Network, Insider, and many others admire her work. Jess worked with TotalBoat epoxy to create a white label high-end epoxy resin for art and furniture design. She creates impressive waves and lacing techniques.
This epoxy queen has mastered a water-simulating method that recreates the look of waves splashing on top of her pieces. Her methodology is in the spotlight of contemporary resin art. Her work is a testament to the performance and ease of use of the epoxy line. She is an authority in the industry and pioneers new processes involving epoxy and functional art. But how did Jess find herself at the forefront of the woodworking and art communities?
The Rise Of Jess Crow & Her Brand
Growing up in remote Alaska, Jess passed through many life challenges, including; sexual, physical, and emotional abuse and health issues. However, her childhood had taught her never to quit or stop hoping for a better life. Despite the life struggles, art and tinkering have always been part of her life, while creating was part of her soul.
Things began changing when she met with TotalBoat. She became a TotalBoat ambassador for all of 2019 and was booked every month traveling the nation from West to East Coast speaking and teaching. During these conversations, MakerPoxy was born, a type of epoxy designed with artists and builders in mind. MakerPoxy grew from a local brand to a global brand in almost everyone’s household. You can now find it in the international markets via Amazon and Jamestown Distributors.
Today, Jess Crow is the founder and owner of Crow Creek Designs, a woman-owned and run woodworking shop located in Alaska. She has established herself as the leading authority in artistic woodworking and epoxy. Her style is easily recognized for pushing woodworking and artistic boundaries with epoxy, color, and other elements such as hand-painted fish.
Build More Than Furniture
One of Jess’s successes was working towards a large shop that will help teach the trades to at-risk-youth and victims of abuse. Jess has made a big name for herself by being a source of inspiration and willing to share her failures and the different ways life struggles can be overcome.
This woman of power uses art as therapy, and she loves teaching in front of 1000’s of people with all her heart. Her inspiration comes in many forms, and those forms often overlap in ways we don’t expect. Jess is always real, approachable, and willing to accept advice, which has been an essential part of her growth in her field.
“Build more than furniture” has become Jess’ slogan. She not only builds artistic furniture but has also made teaching nationally and encouraging others her goal. She has a passion for making a difference in the lives of at-risk-youths who have had their lives altered by abuse. Therefore, building more than furniture is building confidence, strength, and happiness.