Welcome..

Featuring the art work and creations of artisan Jessie Somers.

Jessie Somers  CV 

 Born               Vancouver, Canada

Education

2004-10

University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, Canada

 Visual Arts – Bachelor of Fine Arts – Watercolor Painting

 

Solo Shows

 

2014             Through the Wildwood: Fairy tales, Fables and Folklore, MAC

2011              Into the Depths: The Watercolor of Jessie Somers, Mission Art Center

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2011/12/13        Louden Single Tree Mag. Launch, UFV

2011              Watercolors that Sing, FVWS, Abbotsford, BC      

2010              Splash of Color, FVWS Group Show, Abbotsford

2010              CANNOT NOT,  BFA Grad show,  UFV,  Canada

2008              Peggy Staber Memorial Art Show, MAC, Canada

2007              Peggy Staber Memorial Art Show, MAC, Canada

2006              Identity, Juried Grad Show, UFV, Canada

 

Related Experience

2011 to present      Began working as painter for Blank Canvas Pens

2011 to present     Art/Craft Instructor at Club Kids, Fraser Valley

2013             Watercolor Instructor at ASIA North, Abbotsford

2010 - 11     Art Instructor at Mission Art Center teaching Camp MAC

 

Publications

2012             Published pen designs in Golf Illustrated Magazine, USA/CA

2011             Art published as cover for The Battle for Kharia by Jess Smith 

2010             Featured in Abbotsford Today 

2011/12/13  Art work published in UFV’s Literary Magazine Louden Singletree

2010             Art work published in UFV’s Cascade Newspaper, BFA Grad Show 

2009             Art work published in UFV’s Cascade Newspaper, Vol. 17.

2008            The Mission Record, Thursday, January 24th, pg. 15    

 

Associations

Fraser Valley Watercolor Society

The Mission Arts Club

 

Awards, Grants and Scholarships

2008             Peggy Staber Memorial Bursary Award

2007             Peggy Staber Memorial Bursary Award