Jay DeChesere - ArtStudio
 CURRENT GALLERIES • Fisherman's Wife 1425 Airlie Road, Wrightsville Beach, NC • The Village Gallery 300 Hodges Street, Oriental, NC • Port City Java , Barclay Commons 2512 Independence Boulevard, Wilmington, NC EXHIBITIONS or SHOWS • 2018 The Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, NC Month to be announced • 2017 Art in the Arboretum, Wilmington, NC • 2017 The Cornwall Center, Charlotte, NC Piedmont Pastel Society 20108 Calendar Show • 2017 Landfall Foundation Juried Show and Sale Wilmington, NC • 2017 Wilmington Arts Council ACES Gallery Two Man Show - Transitions • 2017 The Cornwell Center, Charlotte, NC NC Pastel Society Annual Exhibit - May & June • 2017 The Leland Town Hall, Leland, NC Solo Show - June • 2017 The Leland Art Center, Leland, NC Two Person Show - May • 2017 Eastern Section Watercolor Society of NC Member's Exhibit - Village Gallery, Oriental, NC • 2017 Bringing Beauty Back - Juried Show Cecil Byrne Gallery, Charleston, SC • 2017 Pastel Society of NC - Winter Show Ambleside Gallery, Greensboro, NC • 2016 The Village Gallery, Oriental, NC Exhibiting Artist for month of November • 2016 Watercolor Society of NC - Traveling Exhibition Ambleside Gallery, Greensboro, NC • 2016 Watercolor Society of NC - Juried Annual Exhibition Dare County Art Museum, Manteo, NC • 2016 Art in the Arboretum, Wilmington, NC • 2016 NC Statewide Juried Pastel Exhibition The Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC • 2016 Southeastern Community College Whiteville, NC • 2016 Piedmont Pastel Society Juried Show McDowell Art Center, Matthews, NC • 2016 Wilmington Art Association Juried Show and Sale Wilmington, NC • 2016 Landfall Foundation Juried Show and Sale Wilmington, NC • 2016 Wrightsville Beach Museum, Wrightsville Beach, NC • 2015 Art in the Arboretum, Wilmington, NC • 2015 Silver Arts Juried State Show McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC • 2015 Landfall Foundation Juried Show and Sale Wilmington, NC • 2015 The ArtWorks.....an Art Village Juried Show and Sale Wilmington, NC • 2015 Wilmington Art Association Juried Show and Sale Wilmington, NC • 2015 Port City Java - Porter's Neck Wilmington, NC
 AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS • 2017 Landfall Foundation Juried Show Honorable Mention "Sun Salutation" pastel • 2017 Art Council of Wilmington - First Place Plein Air Paint Out "La Tour Sainte Marie" pastel • 2017 NC Pastel Society Annual Juried Exhibition - Honorable Mention "Streaming Live" pastel • 2016 Poster Art for 2017 Wilmington Art Association Juried Show "Riverfront Art Show" pen/ink & watercolor • 2016 Winner Postcard Competition Bellamy Mansion Exhibit "Glassy Approach" watercolor • 2016 Piedmont Pastel Society Calendar - Month of March 2017 "Keffer Oak" • 2016 Watercolor Society of North Carolina - Emerging New Artist Award "Vinaya Reflection" • 2016 Wilmington Art Association - Gamblin Art Award "Red Roof Barn" watercolor • 2015 Art Council of Wilmington - First Place Plein Air Paint Out "If These Walls Could Talk" pastel • 2015 Silver Arts NC State Show - First Place Watercolors "Thai Wedding Parade" • 2015 Silver Arts NC State Show - Third Place Pastels "Keffer Oak" • 2015 Silver Arts Eastern Region - First Place Watercolors "Thai Wedding Parade" • 2015 Silver Arts Eastern Region - First Place Pastels "Keffer Oak" • 2015 Landfall Foundation Juried Show - Third in Show "Thai Wedding Parade" • 2015 Wilmington Arts Association - Members Memorial Award "Vinaya Reflection"  PUBLICATIONS • 2017 Wilmington Business Journal - Book of Business Cover Watercolor "Working Together" • 2017 Piedmont Pastel Society Annual Calendar - Pastel "Keffer Oak" • 2016 Art Journey Animals: A Collection of Inspiring Contemporary Masterworks - Pen/Ink & Watercolor "Joy" • 2016 Wilmington Business Journal - Book of Business Pen/Ink & Watercolor "Pathway to the River" • 2015 Incite 3 - The Art of Storytelling Northlight Books - Pen/Ink & Watercolor "Joy" • 2015 Thalian Association Children's Program for "Cats" - Pastel "Cassandra" • 2015 Piedmont Pastel Society Newsletter Featured new member