Studio Open Saturday, 10/17

At the Cliff039s Edge by Jess Barnett
I've missed my studio visitors! I will be open this Saturday, Oct. 17, between 4 and 6 p.m. I hope to see you (please wear a mask) in the studio!

updated: 5 days ago

Online Exhibition: Touchy Feely at Gallery 263

Violet Current by Jess Barnett
Galleries are closed to the public due to COVID-19, but many are still having online exhibitions. One of my pieces, Violet Current, is in an online exhibition at Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA. You can check out the exhibition here.

updated: 5 months ago

Lots of New Pieces!

New Pieces February 2020  The Emerald City by Jess Barnett

Lots of new pieces! Here's the piece above, titled The Emerald City. There are lots more in the "2020 Works" gallery - go check it out! Thanks for looking!

updated: 8 months ago

Calendars and Coasters Now on Sale at HOME by Stamm & Black

Coasters and Calendars by Jess Barnett
Exciting news! My coasters and calendar are now being sold at HOME by Stamm & Black, at 525 Massachusetts Ave. in Acton, MA. You can also purchase them online here (coasters) and here (calendar).

updated: 9 months ago

2020 Calendars Still Available!

2020 calendar by Jess Barnett

I created a calendar featuring 12 of my works (six pictured here; there are six more) as a Christmas gift, and people liked it... so I'm now offering it for sale online! These are in limited stock, so buy soon. The link to purchase is here.

updated: 10 months ago

New Piece in Time for Valentine's Day!

Sidereal by Jess Barnett

I never said I wasn't sentimental ... Check out my latest piece, which I created based around learning a new word: sidereal. The piece incorporates various media and a dictionary page clipping that defines the word. The painting features a heart created with acrylic ink and many layers of spray paint, pastels, colored pencils, and eyeshadow.

And just FYI:

  1. of or with respect to the distant stars (i.e. the constellations or fixed stars, not the sun or planets).

updated: 10 months ago

Two New Ink Works: Singular I and II

Singular I and II by Jess Barnett

I have two new works for sale on my site, Singular I and II. Go here for info on Singular I and here for info on Singular II. The pieces can also be bought together.

updated: 10 months ago

Two Upcoming Group Exhibitions

O Saisons O Chateaux by Jess Barnett

Two of my paintings will be in upcoming exhibitions! My piece Ô Saisons, Ô Châteaux will be hanging in the MIXMASTER @ the Matt show at the Mattatuck Museum from January 12 to February 23; additionally, Horsehead will be hanging in the Energy exhibition at ArtSpace Maynard from January 15 through February 21. The Mattatuck reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 12, and the ArtSpace reception will be Saturday, January 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. If you're in the area, please come!

updated: 10 months ago

Reminder: Studio-Warming/Opening Reception THIS coming Saturday!

Come to My StudioWarming Party Dec 21 from 5 to 730 pm
The opening of my gallery is this coming Saturday, December 21, from 5 to 7:30! PLEASE COME. All are invited and welcome. Food and drinks will be served. Come take in the art and celebrate the opening of my new studio with me! I am located at 4 Park St., Suite 216, in Concord, NH.

updated: 11 months ago

New Series: Ocean Study

Ocean Study 1 and 2 by Jess Barnett

I've begun a new ink series! It's titled Ocean Study. You can see more about the series here.

updated: 11 months ago

More from the "Still Winter" Series Up for Sale

Still Winter series by Jess Barnett

Pieces #3 and #4 from my Still Winter series are now for sale (the first two sold out quickly)! Buy one of them at $65 or both at $120. Shipping is FREE. Go here for more info.

updated: 11 months ago

Studio-Warming/Holiday Party - You're Invited!

Studiowarming party at Jess Barnett039s studio Dec 21 from 5 to 730 pm
I'm having a studio-warming/holiday party! Please come.
When: Saturday, December 21, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: My studio, 4 Park St., Suite 216, Concord 03301

Bring: yourself!

updated: 11 months ago

Painting for Sale Through Laconia, NH, Children's Auction!

Fall Prairie by Jess Barnett

My painting Fall Prairie will be for sale during the 38th annual Children's Auction in Laconia, NH, from December 3 to 7! The auction's mission is as follows: "Our mission is to engage the community to financially support children in need with a vision to ensure that every child is empowered to succeed and positively impact a thriving Greater Lakes Region community."

For more information about the piece, click here. For details about the auction and how to bid, please click here. The Facebook page about the event is here. Happy bidding!

updated: 11 months ago

New Painting with Detail Shots: Northern Lights

Northern Lights by Jess Barnett

This one came together pretty easily, and unlike with a lot of my paintings, I knew the title before the piece was even done! Enjoy. Click the link here to learn more.

updated: 11 months ago

New Ink Pieces for Sale

Still Winter 1 and 2 by Jess Barnett

My Still Winter #1 and #2 series is now for sale! Buy one of them at $60 or both at $110. Shipping is $5. Go here for more info.

updated: 11 months ago

"The Emperor's Dream" Is Now Available!

The Emperor039s Dream by Jess Barnett

The Emperor's Dream is now available! I agonized over where to go next many times with this piece... If you're interested, click on over here. Frame coming soon.

updated: 11 months ago

New Painting: "Ô Saisons, Ô Châteaux" - UPDATED: SOLD

Ocirc Saisons Ocirc Chacircteaux by Jess Barnett

This one took me a while, and I'm extremely happy with the way it turned out. This piece was inspired by the Arthur Rimbaud poem of the same name. The French words I used within the piece translate to:

I made a magical study
Of inescapable Bliss.

Size: 18" x 24"; Media: spray paint, acrylic ink, pastels, eyeshadow, watercolor, and colored pencils. Part of the Dying Star series.

Update: This piece has been sold!

updated: 11 months ago

Artwork Now Featured at HOME by Stamm & Black

Jess Barnett at HOME by Stamm amp Black interior design store

Exciting news: Six of my pieces are now hanging at HOME by Stamm & Black, an interior design and retail store on Massachusetts Ave in Acton, MA. If you’re interested in purchasing one of these works, stop in at the store or contact them here. This is a very exciting new adventure for me, and I’m thrilled for this opportunity!

In other news, I've been painting like crazy ... as usual! Please check them out here. Enjoy!

Finally, starting in November, I will be helping teach an art class at Belknap County Sheriffs' Department (the county jail) with Kathryn Field. This is something I've dreamed of doing for quite a while, and it's sure to be quite the adventure. At the end of the program in August 2020, there will be an art show of works created by prisoners during the program as well as works by Kathryn and me. More details about the program to come!

updated: 12 months ago

Rent One of My Art Prints at

Rent One of My Art Prints at TurningArtcom

Did you know there's a way to "rent" art? Just as Netflix used to send out DVDs, TurningArt mails out art prints that you can rent for a month or for however long you want! Please check out my page on the site!

updated: 12 months ago

Acrylic and Pokeberry Ink Pieces for Sale

Acrylic and Pokeberry Ink Pieces for Sale
I finished some new original works made with acrylic ink and pokeberry ink, and they are up for sale on my site! Visit the gallery Ink and Pokeberry Works and scroll through to see each piece. Each is $35, with free shipping (for all U.S. states except Hawaii and Alaska). Please check them out!

updated: 12 months ago

Buy My Cards at Fifty Home

Buy My Cards at Fifty Home
Exciting news: Printed cards in selected designs of mine are now available at Fifty Home in Concord, NH. If you live in the area, stop in and pick up one or two. Supplies, as always with prints, are limited.

updated: 1 year ago

Art (Me) & Music (Petridisch, Dave Seidel, Triangle Theory) @ Lilypad, October 8!

Art Me amp Music Petridisch Dave Seidel Triangle Theory nbspLilypad October 8
This show is coming up SOON! (in less than 2 weeks!) Please come.
Check the event link at and RSVP here.

updated: 1 year ago

This Week's Art News: Album Cover, Art/Music Show in Oct., New Pieces Up for Sale, and More

This Week039s Art News Album Cover ArtMusic Show in Oct New Pieces Up for Sale and More

Lots of news!

  1. I am BEYOND excited to be included in Petridisch’s and the Triangle Theory’s upcoming show on October 8 at the Lilypad in Somerville! PLEASE COME! There will be an art reception before the live music, and I'll be showing the painting that Cody Maillet is using for his Triangle Theory release. The Facebook event link is here. Can't wait for this!
  2. The album cover painting is finished! See the photo above and the ones below for detail shots of it.
  3. Horsehead and Speed of Light (below), both pieces from the Dying Star series, are now available for purchase online. Click here to view Horsehead and here to view Speed of Light. Bloodlines, a departure from Dying Star, is also available here.
  4. My collage card class has been rescheduled for September 14 at 2 p.m. Sign up online at Artistic Roots' page!

Thanks for looking!

updated: 1 year ago

Shockboxx Reception Featuring "Violaine" Next Saturday

Shockboxx Reception Featuring quotViolainequot Next Saturday
Hi everybody! The reception for the Shockboxx show (which my painting Violaine is in) is next Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. in Hermosa Beach, CA (click on link for more info). If you're in the area, please stop by to see my piece and all the other great ones in the show! Wish I could make it myself, but I'll be trapped on the East Coast.
The painting of mine that will be hanging in the show is here.

updated: 1 year ago

Lots of News! New Exhibition, New Pieces, PayPal Buttons, and More!

Lots of News New Exhibition New Pieces PayPal Buttons and More
Some big August news:
1. My piece Violaine has been accepted into a September-October show called the Shockboxx Project in California! I'll be shipping the piece out in early September for inclusion in the show.
2. My friend Thor Maillet of Petridisch is using prints of several of my pieces in an upcoming limited edition cassette release. The show promoting the release is happening on October 8 at the Lilypad in Somerville, MA. Two sneak peeks are below:
3. I'm now up and running at Artistic Roots in Plymouth, NH. Stop by the location at 73 Main St. to view or buy some work!
4. I have finished some new pieces! Enjoy.
Horsehead, inspired by the Horsehead Nebula, 16" x 20", part of the Dying Star series
Tangerine, 19.5" x 25.5" (framed)
5. Lastly, selected works are now for sale on my website! If you see a PayPal "Buy Now" button on a page, the piece is for sale. Please email me directly if you have any questions about purchasing.

updated: 1 year ago

Art Reception This Thursday, Plus Sales and New Pieces

Art Reception This Thursday Plus Sales and New Pieces

I recently finished two new pieces: one titled Heartbreaker (above), which is part of the Dying Star series, and the other titled The Haze of July Flowers. Enjoy!

The Haze of July Flowers

Also, the reception for the art exhibition I'm participating in through August 31 in Amherst, MA, is this coming Thursday, August 1. Click here to view the info.

Also, I recently sold two pieces: Poppies, part of the Dying Star series, which you can see hanging in its new owner's home below; and Albumin, which is currently hanging at Gallery A3 in Amherst, MA.

Carry on with summer!

updated: 1 year ago

New Piece: Nebulous

New Piece Nebulous

I just finished this new piece, and it's already spoken for!

Information: Title: Nebulous; size: 16" x 20"; media: acrylic paint, acrylic ink, spray paint, watercolor, gouache, eyeshadow, pastels, colored pencils, and thread

updated: 1 year ago

Artistic Roots, NEW: Teaching Class on Collage, & Link to Gallery A3 Art Reception

Artistic Roots NEW Teaching Class on Collage amp Link to Gallery A3 Art Reception

Three updates:

  1. I will be exhibiting as a full-time member of the artists' coop Artistic Roots in Plymouth, NH, as of August 1! I am thrilled about this opportunity, especially as I may actually get to teach some classes (most likely on the topic of collage). This is really a dream come true for me, and it should also hopefully open the door there to more abstract artists.
  2. I am teaching a class on collage at Artistic Roots on Friday, August 16, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. For more details and/or to sign up, click here.
  3. The reception for the exhibition titled Sky Bowl at Gallery A3 that I'll be participating in through August is Thursday, August 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. (click here for the Facebook event and to RSVP). The gallery is located in Amherst, MA. Please stop by if you are in the area! And if you aren't available that night, my painting Albumin (above) will be hanging in the show there through August.

updated: 1 year ago

Art News! (New Pieces, Wellness Exhibition Photos, Et Al.)

Art News New Pieces Wellness Exhibition Photos Et Al

It's been a very busy and fruitful couple of months for me! Long paragraphs make me tired, so here are the bullet points:

  1. My exhibition titled Awakening is still up at Wellness at Villageworks in Acton, MA, and has been extended through early October. Stop if you're in the area! Click here to see some photos of the works hanging in the exhibition.
  2. My piece Albumin was chosen for Gallery A3's 6th annual juried show, this year titled "Sky Bowl." It will be hanging along with the other artists' works from August 1 to 31. Gallery A3 is in Amherst, MA. The reception will be held on August 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. (link to the show is here).
  3. I will be showing a solo exhibition titled Awaken (notice a theme here?) at 42 Maple Contemporary Art Center in Bethlehem, NH, in May 2020! More details on that to come.
  4. Last but not least, I have been painting up a storm! The piece above, titled Violaine, is part of a new series that I am working on. I have already sold two out of the pieces I've created thus far from the series. I hope to exhibit it somewhere this fall or winter. I also continue to create smaller pieces made from small canvases and card stock. Visit my Etsy site to view/buy.

Thanks for reading, and more news soon!

updated: 1 year ago