Jessica Perner

Fine Art Drawing Portfolio


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Other Worlds at Hive Gallery

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

I have piece at the Hive Gallery in downtown Los Angeles "Other Worlds" curated by White Matter. Show runs though the month. 

Children of Rorschach at Phone Booth Gallery

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Saturday, November 8at 7:00pm - 10:00pm in PST

Phone Booth Gallery

2533 E Broadway, Long Beach, California 90803

White Matter and Phone Booth Gallery presents:

"Children of Rorschach"

Artwork inspired by the original inkblot psychology tests Rorschach created and used in his own practice.

Each artist was given one inkblot image from the 10 originals to use as inspiration for their own unique piece

Gruss Vom Krampus ONLINE ART SHOW

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Red Siren Artist Collective Presents:

"Gruss vom Krampus"

A group themed ONLINE art show inspired by the holiday devil the Krampus.

Coming December 5th 2014

Participating artists include:

Scott Holloway, Laurie McClave, Tammy Mae Moon, Fang Ling Lee, Emi Slade, Scott Kirschner, Thomas Dodd, Sheri DeBow, Jessica Ward, Julie Zarate, Michael Mararian, Christopher Umana, Terra Bidlespacher, Inge Vandormael, Sonya Fu, Braden Duncan, Kim Gordon, Italia Ruotolo

What the Moon brings

Posted on August 7, 2014 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

 "What the Moon Brings"

Curated by Jessica Ward and Laurie McClave

Art work inspired by H. P. Lovecraft


A Red Siren Artist Collective group show:


A group of international artists in all disciplines interpreting the mythos of the H. P. Lovecraft

Show runs through: September 6 - October 2


Opening: Sep 6 at 5:00pm to Oct 2 at 5:00pm in PDT


Red Raven Gallery 211 Taylor St Suite B2, Port Townsend, Washington 98368


Posted on July 29, 2014 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Coaster Show, Our Annual L.A. Beer Week Tie-In Show

& Harold Fox “On the Fringe of the Mundane”


September 5 – 28, 2014

Opening Reception: Friday, Sept. 5th, 8-11 PM

The Coaster Show 2014


"We’ve all done it. We’ve sat at the bar, drinking a beer and doodled on a coaster.


But most of us aren’t the extremely skilled painters, illustrators, animators, tattooists, sculptors or collage artists that are featured in this exhibition that takes a love of craft brewing and elevates it to high art.


The folks behind L.A. Beer Week produced a custom canvas for some of our favorite gallery folks to do what they do best, and transform a 4″ tondo coaster into museum worthy exhibition pieces.


Last year, we dotted our walls with over 700 tiny masterpieces, and this year we’re looking to outdo ourelves. The rules are simple: Each coaster must be a solitary work (though it’s fine if several pieces work together contextually), and they must be priced $250 or less. There is no bottom, so some coasters might even be free!


–images forthcoming!


This isn’t just the same, old crop of folks you see in every group show across town. There are a lot of participants who we quite frankly can’t believe we got to participate. Maybe it’s because we kept the rules simple: We told them to do whatever they wanted. Whether you love beer or don’t, the art will blow your mind.


And just like last year, there will be some amazing beer here, too!"


Contact Matt Kennedy, Gallery Director for availability and purchase info: (323) 666-7667

Penumbra at Matrix Fine Art Gallery

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Exhibition dates: March 7 – 29, 2014

First Friday Reception: March 7, 2014 from 5 to 8PM

Matrix Fine Art

3812 Central Ave SE, Suite 100 A

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108

USA (505)268-8952

[email protected]

An International Exhibition Showcasing Contemporary Surrealism Albuquerque artist Archer Dougherty curated this exhibition of contemporary surreal drawings and paintings. Dougherty had the artists explore the meaning of the word penumbra using a greyscale palette. A ‘penumbra‘ is the ghostly halo of shadow that surrounds a region of complete darkness. The images in this exhibition are refined and delicate, yet bordering on the grotesque and frightening elements of human, animal, and spiritual realms. The artwork in PENUMBRA brings together classical portraiture, chiaroscuro, and contemporary surrealism that represent the artists’ innate spiritual, emotional, and intellectual forces.

Twenty-five international artists, ranging from Europe to the United States to Indonesia, are coming together to present their ideas relating to shadows, darkness, and everything in between. Artist List:

Stefano Alcantara – US

Felideus Bubastis – Spain

Laurie Lee Brom – US

Carlos Burgos – England

Stephen Cefalo – US

Damien Chavez – US

Craww – England

Rory Coyne – US

Bastien Lecouffe Deharme – France

Brian Despain – Guam

Archer Dougherty – US

Jel Ena – US

Aaron Jasinski – US

Aunia Kahn – USChristopher de Leon – US

Travis Lewis – US

Tom Mead – England

Jim McKenzie – US

Scott Musgrove – US

Angel Perez – US

Jason Snyder – US

Dika Toolkit – Indonesia

Olivier Villoingt – France

Leonardo Villasenor – US

Jessica Ward – US

John Wentz – US

The Grotesque at Modern Eden Gallery

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Featuring: Leilani Bustamante, MANDEM, Laura Buss, JOEMUR, Catherine Moore, Ransom & Mitchell, Jeremy Wilson, Lacey Bryant, Brenton Bostwick, Yvette Endrijautzki, Derrick Scocchera, Jon Weiss, Wesley T. Wright, Jessica Ward, Jenifer J. Renzel, Jaclyn Alderete, David Richardson, Michael Cuffe, Lara Dann, EC Steiner, Terry Ribera, Benjamin A. Vierling, Ronnie Ray Mendez, J.A.W. Cooper , Caitlin McCormack, Tim Lane, Lindsey Millikan, Corey Urlacher, 100Taur, Christopher Burch, Marie-Eve Proteau, Ryan Gannon, Erica Calardo, Akira Beard, Jessica L.L Dalva, Avery Palmer, and Matthew Robertson


The opening reception will be held at Modern Eden Gallery on Saturday, March 8th from 6-10pm. Select featured group show artists will be in attendance at the reception. The exhibition will be on display through March 22, 2014 and is free and open to the public.



Simple Treasures at Alexi Era Gallery

Posted on January 30, 2014 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

I will have two pieces available in the "Simple Treasures" show at Alexi Era Gallery this February 2014. Small and affordable art is the theme that coincides with the "Mass Culture MCMXX" a group show that focuses on 1920's inspired works. 

Opening Reception: Feb 1, 2014 7-10PM

Show Runs: Feb 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014

 Where: Alexi Era Gallery 1426 Washington Ave. Saint Louis, MO. 63103

[email protected]


Damned VI ARTshow in Detroit OCT 24-26

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

When:October 24 at 7:00pm until October 26 at 11:55pm

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Within the word “damned”, it is easy to envision devils, Hades and hellfire. However, damnation may also reflect the eternal condemnation of self and the subtle abuse of one’s mind against itself. It may reflect the emotional trappings within the haunting ghosts of the past. Perhaps the immeasurable tendrils that bind us to our deepest longings or deprivations.


DAMNED is an exhibition of those extraordinary artists who know that without darkness, there is no light, that beauty does reside within the repulsive and enlightenment within our darkest hours. This art may be the one true reflection of self that make us balanced within our personal damnations...or possibly it is an expressive visual therapy...or simply a sign that there is something inexplicably damaged inside without comparison. This is not Halloween-themed art but an immersion within the immeasurable realms of consciousness through an elegant ambiance of live strings and cirque/butoh-inspired performances.


There are 3 nights of DAMNED, each with its own distinct theme for the ambiance and performances that surround the exhibition:


10/24 "The Darkness" - A night of introspective exploration within the shadowed and primal essence of self. This opening night features an intimate VIP Preview/Artist Reception, a formal absinthe tasting, an on-site chef preparing hot hors d’œuvres and special performances.


10/25 "The Enlightenment" - A night of the extrospective self enlightened through light, fire and the ethereal. This gala night features a VIP sampling of internationally-inspired tapas with with paired libations and exotic fire performances.


10/26 "The Masquerade" - A festive celebration through a menagerie of exotic cirque, sensual rhythms and masquerade. This closing night features the formal mask-mandatory Masquerade Ball, an elegant seated 6-course aphrodisiac-inspired dinner, intriguing dance performance interludes, the dreamworld aural ambiance of Sugar Hiccup and a menagerie of cirque performances all night.


All nights feature vignette performances every 30 minutes, the sensually lush VIP Mezzanine with private bar and live televised performance simulcasts all night, the gallery store to purchase a diversity of art and merchandise, our lovely Devil Girl hostesses and, of course, the art. Please visit the "tickets" and "performances" sections on our main website for further details regarding each night.


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DAMNED VI - An Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness

and Formal Masquerade Ball


October 24/25/26 2013 - 7p until 2am - 18+


Tangent Gallery / Hastings St Ballroom

715 Milwaukee St E, Detroit, MI 48202

+ S P E C I A L G U E S T S +

Anna-Maija Mettälä (Finland)

Ash Sivils (TN)

Aunia Kahn (IL)

Becky Grismer (SD)

Christian Correra (RI)

Danielle Tunstall (UK) Jessica Ward (MI)

John U Abrahamson (CA)

Jordan Walker (RI)

Krista Acheson (Canada)

Lana Gentry (VA)

Paul McCarroll (UK) REMO (Argentina)

Rivenis (Barbados)

Robert Bauder (WA)

Sara Yun (Spain)

Wojciech Grzanka (Poland)

+ A N D F E A T U R I N G +

A Owen Layne (MI)

Aleks7 (IN)

Aleta Welling (AZ)

Allison Leigh (MI)

Amber Michelle Russell (WI)

Ann Smith (MI)

Artem (Denmark)

Ash Marnich (MN)

B.A.M. (MI)

B2 Photographique (MI)

Barbara Campagna (MI)

Bernardo Corman (NJ)

Brett J Lawrence (MI)

Brian Stadler (MI)

Brian Weirdartist Lewandowski (MI)

bridgett D (MI)

Carl Lundgren (MI)

Carl Wilson (MI)

Carly Toporzycki (MI)

Carolyn Weltman (NY)

Charles Alexander (MI)

Clint Parker (MI)

Corinne Elizabeth (MI)

Courtney Morningstar (MI)

Daniel Seybold (MI)

DarwinsDaughterCouture (MI)

Debbee Sheppard (MI)

DeEtta (MI)

Diane Irby (MI)

Diane Marie Kramer (MI)

Don Dolanski (MI)


Eric Hudgins (IN)

Eric Toth (MI)

Erin Kruczek (MI)

Eve Noir (MI)

Gregory James Wyrick (MI)

Hellmet (Slovakia)

Holly Hock (MI)

Iszola Vox (MI) J Vida (OH)

Jack O Summers (MI)

James Patrick Kirk (MI)

Jay Raven (Canada)

Jerry Shirts (MI)

Jino Rufino (TX)

Joanne Price (KY)

Joe Intrinsic Sawyer (MI)

Joe La Grassa (MI)

Joe Young (MI)

JoeIntrinsicSawyer (MI)

Joel Howell (MI)

Jos-Ov Condor (MI)

Joseph Ferraro (MI)

Joseph JoJo Smedo (MI)

Justin Abraham (NC)

Justin Aerni (WA)

Keith Grodi (MI)

ken hales (WA)

Kia I Arriaga (Mexico)

Kirill Slavin (MI)

Laura Dark (OH)

Licentious (MI)

Lidya Adventa (Indonesia)

Lindsey Harnish (MI)

Lore-Li Photography (MO)

Luiz Postal (Brasil)

Luke MacGilvray (MI)

Lulie Cardon (MI)

Lynn Graznak (NH)

Marija Makeska (MI)

Mariuca Rofick (MI)

Markness (MI)

Martin Blanco (Andorra)

matt hughes (GA)

Megan Renee Rahm (OH)

MissPeggyArtist (MI)

MonkeyTeeth (MI)

Morgan Chivers (TX)

Moudy Designs (Canada) Mrs Empty (MI)


Nicholas R Wilson (MI)

Nick Masiello (FL)

Niki Urban (MI)

Noelle Starshyne (MI)

Ozie (MI)

PM Gray (MI)

Pat Duff (MI)

Paula Marie Deubel (MI)

Regina Walsh (KS)

Ren Fracture (MI)

Rick Cronn (MI)

Rick Lieder (MI)

Rosemarie Hughes (MI)

Ryan LaVoisin (CA)

S.I.N. Rothe (MI)

Sarah Pifher (OR)

Shadia (MI)

Shagrat (MI)

Shannon Burnett (MI)

Shekinah 9 (MI)

Silke Seybold (MI)


Sophia Fenby (MI)

Soren Soto (MI)

Stein McGee (MI)

Steven Goossen (MI)

Strehlau (Canada)

Stu Edwards (Canada)

Sya (OH)

Ted Wm Lottman (MI)

Tim Buhl (MI)

Tim Malik (MI)

Travis Mullins (IN)

Void Pop (MI)

Xat Grey (MI)

Zachariah Messiah (MI)

Zieg (MI)

Special guest artist curation partially provided by Adam Owen Layne & Les Barany.

All others are DAMNED.

Agony @ Hyaena Gallery

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)

This November at Hyaena Gallery Lana Gentry presents: Agony
group show 
Opening night: November 2nd 
Show runs November 1st - 31st 2013
Hyaena Gallery
1928 Olive Ave
Burbank, CA