In her everyday life, Unhinged Artistry creator and visual artist Jess Passaro does accounting and bookkeeping for nonprofits and small businesses. She has over ten years of experience in non-profit and arts management. By night, she moonlights as a blogger, artist, performer, and writer. (Yes, she is published, and no, she won’t tell you her pen name.) As visual artist and illustrator Jess main focuses on illustration and graphic design for merchandise, including her line of ink-drawn characters called the Grumpypants Gnomes, which she has been selling online since 2007. She also paints, makes jewelry, and dabbles in mosaics and silk-painting.