Jessica Keller

Jessie's interest in painting began as a child. She works in various media but prefers acrylic and oil paint. Her subjects range from portraits to floral and nature to colorful landscapes. Ms. Keller's first solo show was in the Spring of 1998 in Northern California which brought forth her art being featured on "Artist Alive" , a 30 minute television interview with Ms. Keller. She has participated in the 1998 KVIE (PBS) Art Auction in Sacramento with a successful over bid and the 1999 and 2001 KVPT (PBS) Art Auction in Fresno, California. For the past several years she has had many entries in the Yuba/Sutter and the Fresno County Fair receiving four- 1st place, four-2nd place, and one-3rd place in addition to the Arts Council Award depicting "Family Celebrations". She has been a participating artist in the Arts in Public Places Program in Yuba/Sutter County for two years. Jessica has participated in many open shows and competitions including the 23rd Annual Open Show at the Tower Theater Gallery in Roseville, California, and the October Exhibit at the Golden Valley Art Center in Marysville, California, winning a 2nd place award. She also has art as far away as Australia and New Zealand. Jessica was the Art Director for the MDA Summer Camp for disabled children in Fresno County from 2000 to 2007. She exhibited for the second year at the annual Klovis Kona Luau in Clovis, California and in June 2005 at the Pelco & Marines of Marine Wing Support Squadron 473

Detachment Alpha charity auction luau to benefit Toys-4-Tots. In 2013 Jessica was honored to participate in The Pink Show for cancer awareness held at the Margaret Hudson Gallery. In 2010, Jessica picked up her paint brush again after not painting for 5 years. During this time she dabbled in photography and enjoyed the artistic process of taking pictures. Jessica began painting once again with a renewed vision and fire. Her newest paintings are taken from those photographs she took during her photography exploration. She continues to pursue photography as a passionate pastime but painting is still her true love.

Artistic Discipline: 
Visual Arts
Disability type: 
Muscular Dystropy
Fresno, CA 93727