Jesse Waugh is an artist who champions Beauty as the purpose of art, according to the tenets of his proprietary art movement - Pulchrism.
His work has been exhibited at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and at various galleries and venues. His artist monograph has been archived at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Britain, Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Art, Agnes Gund Collection, and others. Jesse Waugh's art manifesto The Pulchrist Manifesto has been recognized as a significant historical art manifesto.
Employing painting and video as his primary media, Jesse Waugh has had his work broadcast on the BBC, National Geographic, and also Peruvian television. His work has been the subject of academic study at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Brown University in Rhode Island, and Los Angeles City College in Hollywood.