Born from Swiss parents she raised in Italy, she now lives between Switzerland and Italy.
Her career began in Rome in 1988, continuing with several journeys in the Eastern countries and North Europe before ending in the Middle East and the Balkans. On her return she planned a photography's school project and created a permanent gallery space for young pupils refugees in Belgrade receiving several awards for her work.
Furthermore she has worked for many years in collaboration with the University of Catania providing photographs and artwork on request for their publications.
She has been specializing since her beginning in providing services for cultural reportage and artistic events, working for public authorities and private institutions. Since ten years now she is a scene photographer for theater and film productions, she is represented by the agency Photomovie, Milan. She exhibits in local, national and international galleries.
The work for Jessica Hauf is focused on listening and emotions, she adapts herself on the different needs and situations that are created. She knows also how to improvise while maintaining her professionalism. She has her own style though her images and services are never the same. The compositions of her photographs are those of journalism and fashion.
The art is in her in all its aspects.