September/October 2015

Jessie was the September featured artist at the North Ridge Country Club exhibition hall in Raleigh, NC.  She is the October artist at Perch Studios in Carrboro, NC.

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July/August 2015

Jessie is glad to be again exhibiting at Lazy Daze, the popular art booth fair of Cary, NC. Lazy Daze is one the largest single-day juried arts festivals in the U.S.  Come out Saturday, August 22, 2015 9am-5pm to Cary’s Town Hall campus to enjoy a day of art.

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May/June 2015

Jessie is happy to have work in two exhibits at the visual art exchange in June.  Come out to Raleigh’s First Friday for the opening and meet Jessie.  June 5 6-9pm.  309 W. Martin St.  Downtown Raleigh, NC.

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March/April 2015

Jessie is very excited to announce she is now one of the artists represented by the beautiful gallery Fine + Folk Art Carolina located in historic downtown Mebane, NC.  This gallery represents several wonderful fine and folk artists so if you are in the area, stop in and if you aren’t local to Mebane, it is worth the trip to see this collection.

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January/February 2015

In January Jessie traveled to India for two weeks on a meditation trip.  She has returned home ready to share more art.  She is the February artist at Steel String Brewery in Carrboro, NC.  She is also honored to be one of the 25 artists with a painting accepted into the visual art exchange’s For the Love of Art gala live auction Saturday, February 21.  All proceeds from this sale support the visual art exchange, a nonprofit that supports artists.  Jessie will also have a painting in the 7th Annual North Ridge Art Gala in Raleigh, NC.

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December 2014

This has been an exciting time for Jessie and her art . . . and busy in the best sort of way!  She will have 2 showings of her beeswax and oil paintings in December plus she still exhibits at the North Raleigh gallery shop Going Local NC, 10940 Raven Ridge Rd, Suite 116.  Jessie’s beeswax and oil paintings will be at these two shows this month:

Boylan Heights ArtWalk 308 S. Boylan Ave, Raleigh, NC.  Jessie will have a booth at this annual art fair Sunday, December 7 noon-5pm.

An especially fun night will be the December 5 Raleigh First Friday reception 6-9pm for the second month of Jessie’s show at HagerSmith Design 300 S. Dawson St.  Jessie will be playing cello with her friend Ransom on guitar as they play popular covers.  Come out to enjoy wine, light bites, art, and live music.

Dec. 7 Update: Jessie won “Best New Artist” Award at Boylan Heights ArtWalk!

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November 2014

Jessie is excited to share her first solo show, Finding Grace.  Held at HagerSmith Design, 300 S Dawson St, Raleigh, this show in an exploration of the spiritual journey.  Come out to opening night with Jessie as part of Raleigh First Friday November 7, 2014 6-9 pm.

Jessie is also happy to announce she is this month’s exhibiting artist at Johnny’s Gone Fishing, a great coffee shop in Carrboro, NC at 901 W. Main St.  Come out and enjoy a coffee and a baked treat while you see her newest beeswax and oil paintings.  Opening night with Jessie is Thursday, November 6 at 7-9pm. 










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October 2014

Jessie is happy to have the opportunity to exhibit her beeswax and oil paintings in Chapel Hill at the downtown art fair Festifall.  This event takes place Sunday, October 5 from 12-6pm.  Come see the works of 80 artists and stop by Jessie’s booth, B17.

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September 2014

Raleigh artist Jessie Benson in Going Local NC gallery with artworkJessie is very excited to announce she has joined the gallery Going Local NC. This new north Raleigh gallery in the Falls River Town Center features NC artists and artisans. Jessie is exhibiting several of her beeswax and oil paintings as well as handmade cards. The opening night is Friday, September 5, 2014 from 5-9pm. Come see what Jessie and other NC artists have been up to in the studio!

Going Local NC
10940 Raven Ridge Rd, Suite 116
Raleigh, NC

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June/July/August 2014

Jessie was busy in the studio in June and July making 40 paintings for the Cary, NC annual art fair Lazy Daze held August 23 this year.  She had a great day sharing her art with the attendees.



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