Spring 2017

I’m thrilled to announce the 2017 ArtLab Gowanus season. Thanks to our jury of myself, Natasia Sidharta, Wendy Adringa, & Abby Subak for helping to award from a pool of applicants this roster of talented local artists to instruct the workshops. ArtLab Gowanus was made possible by a grant from Councilman Brad Landers office.

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 11/09 – 02/22 A selection of paintings on view at the   Nu Hotel   , 85 Smith Street, BK, NY

11/09 – 02/22 A selection of paintings on view at the Nu Hotel , 85 Smith Street, BK, NY

On 07/08/2014 Jessica Dalrymple was featured

on Like Knows Like, photographed & written by Keturah Davis





Photograph by, Robert Lach
I painted on site the day before the Westinghouse Building was demolished. While painting I met a local resident, a foreign student, a drug dealer, and another artist. They expressed a mix of hope, loss, indifference, and inspiration. I tried to represent these sentiments in this piece.” – Jessica Dalrymple


End Of An Era, 30 x 50, oil on linen This painting was done for an exhibit at the New Jerssey School of Architecture which spoke to the demolition of the long standing Westinghouse Factory in Newark, NJ

Westinghouse Project

End of An Era was painted for “The Westinghouse Project”, the 4th Ar+chaeology exhibit curated by Matthew Gosser and hosted by the New Jersey School Of Architecture & Design.

For more on “Ar+chaeology visit:

To learn more about “The Westinghouse Project”:

Visit L. Craig Schoonmaker’s Blog: Newark USA


Theater Town

“Theater Town” is the 5th Ar+chaeology exhibit curated by Matthew Gosser and hosted by the NJIT College of Architecture & Design.

“The first (exhibit) curated by Matthew Gosser, evokes the days when Newark was home to as many as 100 theaters. . . most were torn down. . . Others. . . have had their lobbies turned into store fronts for selling sneakers or discount goods.  A sense of their former dignity and glamour is captured in poignant oil sketches by the talented Jessica Dalrymple.”

– John Zeaman, The Star Ledger 11/09

Click here to view: Theater Oil Sketches


Eat Art – A Visual Feast

This show was exhibited at the Atlantic Gallery in New York, NY and was curated by Pamela Talese. It’s purpose was to benefit Just Food, an organization whose mission is to heighten awareness about nutrition and to bring fresh produce to the inner city.

To read about the exhibit: Now Hanging | Art for Food Lovers –


A Farm Grows In Brooklyn, 8 x 10, oil on board (2010)

 “Looking at a fellow artist’s contributions – Jessica Dalrymple’s painting of Ian Marvey’s Red Hook community farm – Donohue remarked, “this is proof that you can have a gentleman’s farm in New York City.” As long as the art sells, the show itself will lend a hand in producing more of such proof. “

– Charlotte Druckman, New York Times 12/15/2010


Jersey City Studio Tour 


City Sunflowers, 18 x 24, oil on canvas (2010) *

‘We have the largest concentration of professional artists in the state of New Jersey’, said Greg Brickey of the city’s Cultural Affairs Division. The studio tour has over 500 participating artists at more than 100 venues.”

– Adriana Rambay Fernandez, Jersey City Reporter, 09/25/2011


Art Show Bedford


Cloud Bank, 24 x 36, oil on canvas (2009)

Art Show Bedford is an annual exhibit in Bedford, NY that donates 70% of its proceeds to charity.

“Forty-Five local artists will be presenting their work at Art Show Bedford, an event sponsored by the women of St. Matthew’s. . . . Jessica Dalrymple is a painter who is exhibiting in the show for the fifth year, Ms. Dalrymple said:

‘ I love this show. .  the charity aspect is so wonderful. Bedford is my hometown and what I do as a painter has everything to do with being from Bedford. I’m attracted to farms and rolling hills and there are so many beautiful drives in the area. . .I love the people who run the show, they make it a pleasure. ‘ “

– Eve Marx, Record Review 01/08/2010