Chicago’s Jas Peterson is a visual artist and Painter. Her work puts the fast girl at the forefront of a series of coming of age portraits that explore all forms of consumption in contemporary society. Jas uses the female form as the centerpiece in defining both the heroes and villains of current day while asking the audience to consistently question what they consider beautiful. A graduate from the Art Institute of Chicago and the daughter of an en Ecuadorian and Danish first generation American household of entrepreneurs. Jas is a child of new America, proudly calling Chicago her home.