Jennifer Bock-Nelson resides in Quincy, Illinois with her husband and two sons. She graduated with a BA in Studio Art from Houghton College and an MFA in Painting from Northern Illinois University. Her public works, including a 5,000 sq. ft. mural, are featured at Quincy Public Library, Washington Park in Quincy, The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, and Blessing Physician Services Pediatrics. Jennifer exhibits nationally and is the recipient of several awards including Best of Show at the 2018 Rockford Midwestern Biennial. She was also awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Illinois Arts Council. Artist residencies include Vermont Studio Center, Ox-Bow, and Ragdale.