the Glass Outhouse Gallery

January 21st, 2019 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

I am ready… almost. A few details to touch up, a few coats of clear lacquer and then I will be ready.

After almost 3 years of having this show looming on the horizon, I am seeing it come to full fruition. My paintings are (almost) finished, starting to think of some last minute details (what kind of snacks shall I provide?) and it’s all feeling right. It’s good. I’m ready. And for all of those who were wondering, yes. There will be rabbits.

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The Glass Outhouse Gallery is in Wonder Valley, just east of the busy little town of Twentynine Palms. Directions can be found here.

Hope to see y’all for the opening on Saturday, Feb 2nd, from 1-5pm. The show runs thru the 24th.


happy new year

December 31st, 2018 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Happy new year everyone. 2018 was an interesting year. Lots of change, lots of emotions.

Change is good. Change is strange. I have an idea 2019 is going to continue with some more dramatic changes, and when it does, we will all be ready.

May 2019 be gentle and eye opening and beautiful and strange.

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Amazing animation done in collaboration with animator extraordinaire Geoff Fennell.

new stuff

September 14th, 2018 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

After a fun filled summer of being away in a landscape that included lakes and rivers, I am back at the studio in Pioneertown, creating up a storm and getting ready for the Hwy 62 Open Studio Tours next month. Next month! Good thing I’m ready. Just got in some new prints, will have some seasonal greeting cards soon, painting some new paintings and I even spruced up the studio a bit in anticipation.

These iron on embroidered patches arrived a couple of weeks ago and I could not love them more. Exactly perfect.

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Awesome iron-on embroidered patches available in my studio/shop in Pioneertown.

I am also making headway with my art pieces for my upcoming solo show at the Glass Outhouse Gallery out in the Wonder Valley neighborhood of 29 palms. Had to get my home studio up and running before I could start. Now I have no excuses.

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Home studio surrounded by Joshua Trees. Studio sweet studio.

As always, check out my instagram page for more frequent updates.


spring in the desert

May 26th, 2018 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)


It’s spring again here in the high desert. Cacti are blooming, the weather is perfect, and warm fuzzy garments are being packed away in favor of lighter weight fabrics. (just as I typed that, the wind picked up and a chill came through my studio, prompting me to put on my warm fuzzy sweatshirt). I have been in a creative space the last few months, painting up a storm, ordering prints and printed goods, making connections with this sweet little community I have become a part of, and enjoying the beautiful outdoors in this strangely beautiful spot of earth I have landed on.

I have cut down on shows this year, as I am focusing on my studio/shop and the February show. Last month I did do the Joshua Tree National Park Art Festival, a local show at the Oasis Visitors Center in 29 Palms. Such a lovely show with a great group of artists. Such talent surrounded me. It was nice to reconnect to many of the artists I met there last year.

Summer should be pretty quiet around here in Pioneertown, so I am planning on doing some traveling and will be reducing my hours once the heat of summer hits. I will let y’all know when that happens so you don’t come up to a shuttered land office (my studio/shop is in a building labeled “Pioneertown Land Office”)

Part of my plans for summer is to start on the projects I have in mind for my Solo Exhibition at the Glass Outhouse Art Gallery next February. I should probably get a start on that, shouldn’t I? I’ll keep you updated with dates and sneak peaks throughout the rest of the year, incase you would like to travel out to the desert next year to be at the opening of the show. Should be a good one.

In the meantime, check out my Instagram page- I update that much (much) more often than I do this blog.





happy holidays

December 18th, 2017 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

sending love to you all

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merry merry

December 18th, 2017 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

and happy happy




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it’s OSAT time

October 13th, 2017 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)


Highway 62 Open Studio Art Tours are here! Two weekends, starting tomorrow, the studio will be open with new art and new printed gifts. The Open Studio Art Tours (OSAT) is a yearly studio tour in the Morongo Basin. Catalogues are found around town or online, and you can plan out your studio route with the handy map. Last year I did the tours in Joshua Tree, this year it will be in my new location in Pioneertown. Studio #39, along side Mazamar Art Pottery and Geoffrey Fennell.

There is a group show at Gallery 62 in Joshua Tree, where they have one of my pieces on display through the end of the month. Lovely show to parallel the OSAT.

Without any other major shows or festivals on the horizon, I have been gearing up for the holiday season, making sure I have paintings and gifts of all sizes and price ranges, including holiday cards and stocking stuffers. My online store is still sadly neglected, but feel free to email me anytime if you have inquiries or questions. I do ship worldwide.

My studio is open most Thursdays through Mondays, from around 11 to around 6ish. I will not be around on Tuesdays or Wednesday, the same days Pappy and Harriet’s is closed.

Summer change

August 25th, 2017 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (1 Comments)

What a summer! It’s been hot and dry and breezy and eventful out here.
Just last week I started a yoga class, turned 37 and moved my entire studio into a small building next door to the Pottery store in Pioneertown, CA. Just 20 minutes northwest of Joshua Tree, Pioneertown was created in the 40’s by the western movie crews including Roy Rogers and Gene Autry. The fronts are actual buildings, and several of them have been occupied by stores. Pappy and Harriet’s is the one place you can get a bite to eat, and their musical line up is pretty impressive.

My new studio boasts 10×12 feet of space with wood walls, rusted corrugated metal ceiling, large double doors and a split door in the back for airflow. Small, but perfect.

I have emptied out my boxes full of project from years ago, I have hung up all of my recent works, I have arranged all of my prints in a rusty metal sink basin (clean of course) and I am open!

It is my working studio as well, and I have already been busy making up some signs.

So many projects I have in mind to make!I will be open from Thursdays through Mondays, from 10 or 11ish til dark (ish) for now, so come on by Pioneertown sometime and say hello.


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feeling the heat

July 7th, 2017 | Posted by jesskeylon in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

Summers can be quite intense out here in the desert. The intensity of the sun makes it difficult to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors, so I find myself waking up earlier trying to enjoy the wee hours of the morning with a run/walk (ralk). The rest of the day I’ve been busy in my cool studio making rabbit paintings and studying for my class. Class you say? Yes, I am almost done with the summer class I am taking from the local community college. Business 101. The basics. I figured I have been in business for a few years at this point and could use some legitimate information to help take it to the next level. It’s really been a great class, motivating me to understand what it is I want to do with my business. I highly recommend some basic business classes to those of you who are selling your art on the side or even full time, and want to step it up a bit. It has made me excited for the possibilities.

I finished another shadowbox for a group show in Anaheim. Artist Republic Gallery in opening a new show tomorrow evening that runs through August 20th. The gallery moved a couple of months ago to their current location and they are enjoying their spaciously, beautifully modern new space.. Go see the show!





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