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The Gallery at Jessie Creek is a rotating display of work from our local community. Each month we debut the latest exhibition with the artist(s) present, a featured wine sample, light fare, and live music. Our curator, Michael Terenik, works to find the best and brightest creators in our area, pulling together solo, complimentary and group shows.

Can’t make it to the debut event? The gallery is open to the public during regular winery hours, and we welcome you to enjoy the space! Selected artists showcase for an entire month and the pieces are available for sale.




If you are an artist that would like to be featured in our gallery, please contact info@jessiecreekwinery.com with a link to your online portfolio.

*Except September due to Labor Day - come the following weekend!

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Sean Friel was born in Washington Township, NJ in 1978. He lives in Vineland, NJ and works at a home studio and plein air locations throughout South Jersey.

From a young age, Sean was fascinated with looking at and creating art. Childhood experiences in poster contests, drawing requests from fellow students, and drawing players from baseball cards fed an enthusiasm for art. Later, that led to pursuit of an art degree.

Time spent studying art in college broadened his interests in many styles of art, most notably Realism, Impressionism, and Abstract Expressionism. Artists that have influenced his art, which can be apparent or underlying, include Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, Wayne Thiebaud, Janet Fish, and Anselm Kiefer to name a few on a wide spectrum. It has instilled in Sean a need to visit art museums while traveling, from New York to San Francisco to Amsterdam to Paris, and on and on.

Sean works primarily with oil painting. Studies for paintings include use of graphite, pen, charcoal, pastel, gouache, and watercolor. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rowan University in 2002. After graduating, however, Sean did not practice art for more than 15 years, save a drawing or painting here or there. At the urging of his father, Sean signed up for a class at The Barn Studio of Art in Millville, NJ in the fall of 2018 and has attended the Barn Studio - fall, winter, and spring - ever since. Sean has also painted with the Maurice River School of Painters each summer since 2019 and continues to explore the beauty of South Jersey while deepening his artistic roots.

Sean is a member of the Riverfront Renaissance Center, Gallery 50, and Perkins Center for the Arts, and he participates in area gallery shows and plein air painting contests throughout the year.


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