This April 6th, the Scituate Education Foundation will hold their annual gala, "Light Up the Night" benefiting educational programs in the community. I am so pleased to have been asked to donate a piece to their photography auction. The 'Colorscape Gallery', showcases work from area artists highlighting the range of colors seen throughout the region. … Continue reading Scituate Education Foundation: Light Up the Night
I am honored to be part of the American Society of Marine Artists latest juried national show. It is a traveling exhibition of a talented group of marine artists, all members of the society. The collection will travel to half a dozen museums between 2016 and 2017. I have one piece, "Heading Out", that was … Continue reading American Society of Marine Artists, 17th National Exhibition
As the summer rolls along, I wanted to update you that I have five pieces currently on Nantucket with the Thomas Henry Gallery for their summer exhibition. I'm new to Paul Copson's assortment, so if you are on the island, stop by his place to see! Thomas Henry Gallery The Lockhart Collection and Thomas Henry … Continue reading Summer Exhibition: Thomas Henry Gallery, Nantucket
Last week, the South Shore Art Center informed me that my small work, "Dunes", had been awarded an honorable mention at this year's Arts Festival on Cohasset common. What a happy little surprise to brighten your day! The piece is a respite from my current water-work, but in these smaller pieces I like to change things … Continue reading “Dunes” at South Shore Art Center Festival
Along with my new exhibition in New York, I'm looking forward to heading to to New Britain, CT this Sunday to attend the opening for a new exhibit I am so excited to be part of, "Nor-Easter" at the New Britain Museum of American Art. My recent piece, "Mercury, #2" took third prize and will be … Continue reading “Nor-Easter” exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art
Here's to 2016! I am completely thrilled to be invited to the exhibition, "New Work, New York" at the Woodward Gallery, in Manhattan. The exhibition highlights the art of 18 artists, none of which have shown at the gallery before. My piece, "And Again", was selected and will be on display until the end of … Continue reading “New Work, New York” at the Woodward Gallery, NY, NY
Just a reminder, this Friday I'll be at the space from 6-8 pm, hope you can join us! Cheers!
October 23rd to November 4th, 2015 Jess Hurley Scott, "Wavengths" @ The Lucky Finn Cafe, 206 Front Street, Scituate, MA The Lucky Finn Café and Gallery is pleased to present a new selection of work by painter Jess Hurley Scott as part of their Fall Gallery Events. The exhibition will feature new work, … Continue reading “Wave Lengths” at The Lucky Finn, Oct 23rd – Nov 4th
I've been working like a fiend and SO excited to be back at The Lucky Finn Cafe this season for two weeks in October! I'll be doing their regular Friday Fall Gallery Nights, October 23rd and 30th. I'll be on hand for the event to talk and demo... which BTW, I will have some exciting … Continue reading Fall Event at The Lucky Finn Cafe, Scituate
I've been working on a new group of water paintings where silvery light played of the ocean one night as the sun was setting off of Peggoty Beach. There were lots of great shots, so far, I have three 'Mercury' pieces which will all be in my upcoming solo show at The Lucky Finn which opens … Continue reading New series: Mercury
Had to share that my first TV interview for South Shore Style TV is now being aired on SCTV (Channel 8 for all you Scituate folks!). I'm including a link to the weekly schedule if you want to check out the air times. However, for all the the non-Scituate peeps and device inclined, here's the … Continue reading South Shore Style TV Interview!
I had been posting on Instagram about a series of canvases I had been working on. They were in part an idea for a friend's wedding and an exercise in loosening up at a large scale. I got a lot of great feedback on them so I wanted to share them as a whole. They … Continue reading Canvas Studies
While I'm working on a number of larger paintings, I have a recent new small scale piece that was accepted in the 60th South Shore Arts Festival Juried Show coming up June 19th, 20th & 21st. It is 5" x 13" and is acrylic paint on three separate panels of acrylic. The reference for the … Continue reading New Painting: Illumination (at the South Shore Arts Festival)
My most recent painting from my new series, Spindrift, is a 29x44" multilayered paneled acrylic piece entitled, "Caught Inside". As I've increased my scale and narrowed my composition, I am really interested in how the layering and scale starts transform the image. I've loved the movement and emotion that these big waves have been taking … Continue reading New Painting: Caught Inside
UPDATE: This piece has been sold. This painting which I just completed is the largest I've completed yet. At 18"h x 44"w it has a great presence and I'm loving the detail and impact I can get at a larger scale. Entitled, 'Sunder and Spray', it's a wild wave breaking in different directions as it … Continue reading “Sunder and Spray” at Trinity Collection