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.
“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 – NYTimes.com
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
‘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
City Sunflowers, 18 x 24, oil on canvas (2010) *
Art Show Bedford
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