As an artistic professional, I’m always looking for the next visual experience.  I was fully devoted to the visual arts in the commercial sense for the past 40 years. I had an award-winning career in Boston, MA. For 20yrs as an art director/designer working with Fortune 100 companies; another 20 owning and operating my own design studio. . . and now — I'm finally stepping into the fine arts. 


My experience includes a broad range of media, but my current preference is oil on canvas. I'm extremely proud to announce that I was just accepted as an associate member of the Oil Painters of America and a new member of the American Society of Marine Artists. 


Since moving to the coast of Rhode Island, my inspiration comes from big skies and vast seas. I find the horizon holds a wealth of both drama and peace. For now, I'm still exploring and finding my voice. I hope you'll follow me in my journey!

Exhibits and Shows

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2021   Fakes and Forgeries  Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, RI

2020   Fall Showcase  Oil Painters of America, (COVID19 Protocol/online)

2020   Little Picture Show  Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, RI

2020   The Great Outdoors  Medford Art Center, Juried Show, Medford, NJ

2020   Annual Members Show  Portsmouth Arts Guild, (COVID19 Protocol/online)

2020   103rd Annual Art by the Bay  Duxbury Art Association Juried Members Show, Duxbury MA

2020   ArtNight  Bristol/Warren, RI, Featured Artist (COVID19 Protocol/online)

2019   Cold Snap Bristol Art Museum, Juried Members Show, Bristol RI

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Oil Painters of America, Newport Art Museum, Bristol Art Museum,
Portsmouth Arts Guild, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Duxbury Art Association 

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2019-2020   Studied with Artists Irina Cumberland, Stuart Davies, Bill McLane

1974-1978   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Communication Design, minor in Art History, Kutztown University, PA

©2020 by J Keller and Chalk Hill Design

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