Influences and Inspiration

Sherry Camhy, Rockland Center for the Arts, and The Art Students League of New York
John Philip Osborne, Ridgewood Art Institute
Mary Anna Goetz, Woodstock School of Art
Ric Del Rossi, Rockland Center for the Arts, and The Art Students League of New York


Jacksonville Watercolor Society
Jacksonville Artists Guild
Oil Painters of America
American Impressionist Society
Saint Augustine Art Association
Rockland Center for the Arts
Ridgewood Art Institute

Exhibition History

American Impressionist Society, juried show, Associate Member online exhibition. 2022.

The Way I See It, Jacksonville Artists Guild, juried show. May 2022.

A Touch of Spring, The Artist Cooperative, juried show. March 2022. Honorable Mention.

Florida Living, Jacksonville Coalition for the Visual Arts. 2021. Second prize.

W.A.V.E. – Women Artists, Visual Experiences, juried show at Haskell Gallery, Jacksonville Airport. 2019, 2020.

Women Who Face It, juried show, FemArt Gallery. 2019.

Jacksonville Watercolor Society, April 2019 juried show.

Jacksonville Artists Guild RAP Annual Home Tour 2019, juried show.

The Art Center, juried show Smothered in Blue, May 2018.

FemArt Gallery, Mother Nature show, May/June 2018, third prize.

First Coast Plein Air Painters, juried show at Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra, July 22 through September 5, 2016.

Southlight Gallery juried show, Fresh Air: Works Influenced by Nature, 2016 Guest Series, June 23, 2016.

Painterly Impressions, group show with Jessie Cook, Karen F. Rose, and Rebecca Shaffer at Butterfield Garage Art Gallery, October 7 through November 1, 2016.

Butterfield Garage Art Gallery, 137 King Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084. Exhibiting member as of November, 2015.

Honorable Mention, Southlight Gallery Members' Choice juried show. Jacksonville, FL, July 2015.

South by Southlight, juried by Museum of Contemporary Art curator Ben Thompson, sponsored by Jacksonville's Southlight Gallery and Florida State College at Jacksonville. May 19 through June 9.

Epcot's 2015 Art in the Garden, World Showcase -- celebration of plein air artists. Visit me in the United Kingdom Pavilion, where I've been invited to paint on March 27, 28, 29, 11:00am-7:00pm.

A Brush With Nature, Jacksonville Arboretum paint-out juried by Marc Hanson. April 16 - 18, 2015.

Shaffer Galleries, 35 San Marco Avenue, #1, St. Augustine, FL.

Reddiarts – group show forFirst Coast Plein Air Painters, Jacksonville, Florida. July/August 2014.

Plum Gallery, St. Augustine, Florida – one of 4 featured artists for the months of June, July, August 2014.

Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra Beach – juried into 2014 members show.

Nature and Wildlife Exhibition, juried exhibition at the St. Augustine Art Association, July 27 through August 31, 2013.

Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida, March 30, noon through 3 p.m. Jessie is one of the artists participating in Jacksonville's A Brush With Nature who has been invited to paint in the museum's historical gardens.

A Brush With Nature, Jacksonville Arboretum. March 21 through 23. A juried plein air event of 36 of the region's finest landscape artists.

7th Annual Members Juried Exhibition -- hosted by the Gallery at Avalon Island, Orlando, Florida.

"A Grand Affair", holiday show to be held at Eileen Corse Gallery and Atelier in Jacksonville, Florida. A holiday show featuring works by gallery and several guest artists. November 4 through December 23.

Painting the Region – a 5-day juried plein air art event to benefit the North Florida Land Trust and Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. October 3-8, 2011.

Florida Women’s Arts Association juried exhibition, Rose Room Gallery at the Peabody Auditorium, Daytona Beach, Florida, June 2011.

Fantastic Florida exhibit, December 2010, juried exhibit at St. Augustine Art Association.

"The Judith Ryan Williams Memorial Nature and Wildlife Fine Art Regional Art Exhibition" – juried exhibition, July and August, 2010, St. Augustine Art Association.

Featured artist at Metropolitan Gallery, Ormond, Florida, April 2010. A showcase of Jessie’s recent still life paintings.

“Impressions” – group show at Creative Spirit Gallery, Orlando, Florida.

"Celebrating Green" – group show at the Casements Cultural Center, Ormond, Florida.

"Celebrating Citrus" – juried group exhibition at the Comma Gallery in Orlando, Florida.

World Tour – juried exhibition of noted contemporary landscape artists from around the globe.
Terrace Gallery, Orlando, FL.

"From There to Here" – The Emmons Cottage Gallery Co-op Artists group show at The Gallery at Metro, Orlando, FL

Crescent Beach Paint Out and Exhibition.
One of thirty Florida plein air artists painting on location in and around Crescent Beach, Anastasia Island, and St. Augustine, FL. Sponsored by Island Fine Arts, Crescent Beach, FL.

Central Florida Plein Air – group show, The Gallery at Metro, Orlando, FL.

"Far and Near Horizons" – juried into World Tour of Contemporary Landscape Artists
sponsored by Landscape Artists International and by International Plein Air Painters.

A Starry Starry Night – “Sunrise/Sunset” themed show, ECPA painters
The Casements Cultural Center – Ormond Beach, FL.

Cover artist, January/February issue of Gage Publishing's Halifax Magazine.

Gallery of Local Artists, Flagler Beach, FL.
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