Jacqueline Roche was born and raised in Western Massachusetts. She attended the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, MA where she received the Departmental Award for Excellence in 2D Fine Arts. After graduating with a BFA in 2015, she moved across the country to New Orleans. In 2016 she joined the Breathing Waters artist collective in Arabi, LA where she continues to expand upon her studio practice. Her works are mainly focused in oil painting, though also include fiber arts such as knitting and embroidery as well as other various forms of sculpture. Ranging from abstract sculpture to figurative oil painting, Jacqueline has been using her work as a way to understand her most recent existential crisis. In her current series, Jacqueline explores the beauty in the necessity of mundane routine to the individual through detailed and colorful oil paintings.