Fowler-Kellogg Art Center of Chautauqua

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Transparent Watercolor


24 x 30"


Jerome Chesley works primarily in transparent watercolors. His paintings capture light and the feeling of architecture he loves.  This building is especially historic and meaningful to him. He is able to recall the many transformations of this building now becoming an epicenter of the Visual Arts in Chautauqua.

About this Artist

Jerome Chesley

Jerome Chesley

Jerome Chesley’s collection of paintings, from his years of work, showcase a variety of subject matter including: still life, floral, architectural and land/seascapes. The watercolor paintings, giclees and mixed media set the stage for surrounding one’s self in a rich indulgence with a range of subtle to bold color. Much of his subject matter is based on a collection of familiar objects or places he’s visited which have a special meaning or significance. His style allows the white of the paper to sparkle throughout his works. Jerome has art degrees from  SUNY College at Buffalo and studied at the University of Art in Siena, Italy, Scottsdale Art School and with distinguished teachers throughout the U.S. Jerome’s background in education at both public school and college levels allows him to incorporate the elements of art including: form, pattern and color in his work. In addition, he has created multiple art projects…
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