Jacquelyn has lived in Los Angeles most of her life. She received her art training at UCLA's Department of Fine Arts and art study at Art Center of Design. Later she was awarded the gifted Mentor Scholarship Program at Santa Monica College where she studied with master painters Judith Elgart and Maurizio Barattucci. In 1991, she was awarded the Pearl Guttenplan Award and Scholarship.

Jacquelyn works en plein air in the Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu and surrounding Southern California areas. She has spent time painting in Northern California and la Loire and Alsace regions of France. Jacquelyn is a faculty member at Santa Monica College extension where she teaches painting and drawing.


Oil Painters of America

Partial List of Recent Juried Exhibits and Awards

2010 California Art Club/LA Opera 'Celebrating Wagner's Ring Cycle'
2009 Faculty Exhibit, Emeritus Gallery
2009 Laguna Plein air Painters "Less is More" Randy Higbee Gallery
2008 Faculty Exhibit, Emeritus Gallery
2008 Oil Painters of America Western Regional Juried Exhibit, Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara
2007 Grand Gallery National Juried Exhibit
2006 Grand Gallery National Juried Exhibit - Merit Award
2006 Montrose Gallery Juried Exhibit - Award of Excellence
Solo Exhibit at Gerson Gallery - Santa Monica Mountains Competition, First Place and Merit Award - Affair on the Green, Second Place and Mention - Affair on the Green, First Place Figurative - Los Angeles Art Association, Artist's Choice Award - Los Angeles Art Association, Humor in Art, Published Recipient - Benefit for VCHC Invitational, Works on Paper - Los Angeles Art Association, California Scene - Brea Civic Center Gallery Carte Blanche - Brea Civic Center Gallery Invitational Land and Sea - Montrose Chamber of Commerce, Award of Excellence - Mt. Wilson Exhibition, Invitational - Brand Gallery National Exhibit, Works on Paper.

Land and Seascapes 1
Land and Seascapes 2
Still Life/Gardens