Jessica Dalrymple


Jessica Dalrymple

Jessica Dalrymple studied Fine Art at Hamilton College and received her training as a painter at The Art Student's League of New York. There she studied with Michael Burban and her mentor Gregg Kreutz. She also attended professional workshops with Scott Christenson, John Osbourne, and Sherrie McGraw. She maintains a studio in Brooklyn and exhibits with many national and regional juried shows and galleries. She teaches privately and leads an annual Meditative Plein Air Retreat in the Catskills. 


                                    "Nature In The City"
I've been painting the landscape that surrounds me for almost 20 years. I feel compelled to capture and share the unique way in which I see and value my environments. Because I currently spend most of my time in an urban setting I've been painting cityscapes and intuitively honing in on "nature in the city". I love the idea of a city teeming with natural elements; softening the city by adding beauty, fragrance, tranquility, shade, and more. Visually, I'm attracted to the contrasts and patterns they create; soft leafy greens against solid geometric forms; living, breathing, growing, and changing textures against static surfaces; organic with man made, soft with hard, loose with concrete; bright greens against brick reds; the movement of fluttering leaves casting shadows upon flat building facades and sidewalks. I hope to capture that life force that can coexist with and surge through the urban environment. With the understanding that focussing one's attention has the ability to enliven that subject, I value observing and sketching directly from the life.


b. 1972, Mt. Kisco, New York
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

  • 2003Art Student's League , Certificate
  • 1994Hamilton College, BA
  • 2016Urbanscapes, Fenimore Art Museum
  • 2014Barns In The Landscape by Jessica Dalrymple & Portraits by Lordan Bunch, The Smithy Art Center, Cooperstown, NY
  • 2014Nature In The City Paintings, 350 Bleecker
  • 2013Art Show Bedford, St. Matthews Gallery
  • 2012Curate New York, An Online Showcase of New York City artists
  • 2011Eat Art; A Visual Feast, Atlantic Gallery
  • 2009Theater Town, NJIT"s Gallery for Art, Design, & Architecture
  • 2009Hudson Valley Art Association, Ridgewood Artist Guild, Ridgewood, NJ
  • 2009Salmagundi Annual non-member Exhibition, Salmagundi Club
  • 2008The Westinghouse Exhibit , NJIT"s Gallery for Art, Design, & Architecture
  • 2008Mamaroneck Artist Guild Annual Exhibit , Mamaroneck Artist's Guild
  • 2007The American Professional League 79th Annual Exhibit , Salmagundi Club
  • 2015The Fenimore Award, Art By The Lake
  • 2013Patron's Award, Fenimore Art Museum, Art By The Lake
  • 2011Honorable Mention, Mountain Art Show
  • 20112nd Place Oils & Acrylics, Armonk Outdoor Art Show
  • 2011Samuel Gates Landscape Award, Washingtons Square Outdoor Art Exhibit
  • 2009First Prize Oils & Acrylics, Washingston Square Outdoor Art Exhibit
  • 2009Best Interpretation Of The New York Landscape, Fenimore Art Museum, Taste Of The Sublime
  • 2008Samuel Gates Landscape Award, Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhbit
  • 2008Award Of Distinction, Mamaroneck Artist's Guild
  • 20062nd Prize Oils & Acrylics, Colorscape Chenango Art Festival
  • 20051st Prize Oils & Acrylics, Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival
  • 2015Brooklyn Art Space, Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
62 18th Street
Brooklyn, NY 12232
I'd be happy to offer studio tours! I will have several different series of paintings on display.