Joyce Eesley



Bachelor of Arts, Art Education Major (certification K-12)​
Alverno College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Area Technical College, West Campus, West Allis, Wisconsin

2014               Lead by Soon Warren
2013               Lead by Paul Jackson
                        Lead by Robin Berry
2011               Lead by Eric Wiegardt
                        Lead by Tony Couch
2010               Lead by Jean Grastorf
                        Lead by Pat King
                        Lead by Joye Moon
                        Lead by Robert Hoopman
                        Lead by Kitty Sturrock

2009               Lead by Ratindra Das
                        Lead by Joseph Fettingis
                        Lead by Judy Morris
2008               Lead by Joseph Fettingis
                        Lead by Joye Moon
                        Lead by Paula Swayden-Grebel
2004                Lead by Earl Kittleson
2002 - 2011    Lead by Jean Crane
2002 - 2007    Lead by Lois Pinkowski
1998                Lead by Mercedes Bruss
1997                Lead by Arleta Pech


                              Artwork in Springfield, Missouri’s permanent collection

2011 - present     Cedarburg Cultural Center
2010 - present     Watercolor Honor Society
2009 – 2013         MARN (Milwaukee Artists Resource Network)
2008 - present     Philadelphia Watercolor Society (Signature member – 2009)
                              Kenosha Public Museum
2007 - present     California Watercolor Association
2007 - 2016          Gallery 110, Plymouth, Wisconsin
                              American Watercolor Society
2006 - present     National Watercolor Society

                              2017 – Invited to become a Signature Member
                              Wisconsin Visual Artists (formerly Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors)       
2005 - present     Member of Wisconsin Watercolor Society (Signature member)
2008 – present    Treasurer
                              Lifetime member of West Allis Art Alliance
                              Lifetime member of Transparent Watercolor Society of America
2004 - present     Member of Racine Art Museum
2003 - present     Member of Museum of Wisconsin Art (formerly West Bend Art Museum)
2002 - 2007          Member of Milwaukee Art Museum
1999 - present     Milwaukee Sketch Club
                              2002 - 2013:  Secretary/treasurer       
1997 - present     League of Milwaukee Artists
1996 - 2001          Artourage (Alvervo College)
                              1997 - 1998:  Treasurer
1981 – 2013         A/C Art Association
                              1996 - 2006 Exhibit Chairperson
1974 - present     St. John's Pallettiér

2016    Artisan Restaurant - Pewaukee, Wisconsin
2011    Gallery 110 -  Plymouth, Wisconsin

2015    Two for the Show - Richeson Art Gallery - Kimberly, Wisconsin
2014    Melange of Art - Schauer Art Gallery - Hartford, Wisconsin

2017    National Watercolor Society International Open Exhibition - San Pedro, California
             117th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper
             Philadelphia Water Color Society - Wallingford, Pennsylvania
             League of Milwaukee Artists Winter Show #2
                     Best of Show - Cedarburg Cultural Center - Cedarburg, Wisconsin
             5th Annual Cedarburg Cultural Center Exhibition - Cedarburg, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society Exhibition - Cedarburg Art Museum - Cedarburg, Wisconsin
2016    California Watercolor Association National Exhibition - Walnut Creek, California
             Milwaukee Sketch Club Exhibition - Arts Bar - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
             League of Milwaukee Artists
             Friends of Boerner Gift Shop - Greenfield, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society Exhibition - Miller Gallery - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
              Watercolor Wisconsin 2016 - RAM Art Museum - Racine, Wisconsin

              4th Annual Membership Exhibit - Cedarburg Art Museum - Cedarburg, Wisconsin
              MOWA membership Exhibition - West Bend, Wisconsin
              League of Milwaukee Exhibition - Arts Mill - Grafton, Wisconsin
              Milwaukee Sketch Club - Arts Bar - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2015    MOWA Membership Exhibition

             Heart of Gold Award for Best Floral or Still-Life - West Bend, Wisconsin
             Lake Country Art Gallery - Jean Crane and Friends - Pewaukee, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society - Concordia College - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society - Richeson Art Gallery - Kimberly, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society - Fanny Garver Art Gallery - Madison, Wisconsin               
             League of Milwaukee Artists - The Arts Mill - Grafton, Wisconsin
             Connections - Alverno College - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2014    California 44th National Exhibition - Olive Hyde Art Gallery - Fremont, California
             Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now 2014 - 
Charles Allis Art Museum - Milwaukee, Wisconsin                       
             Artists Magazine’s 31st Annual Art Competition (honorable mention)
                     Mentioned in the July/August Artists Magazine
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society - Schauer Art Gallery - Hartford, Wisconsin
             League of Milwaukee Artists Spring Exhibition - 
Unitarian Universalist Church West - Brookfield, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society - Richeson Art Gallery - Kimberley, Wisconsin           
             Connections - Alverno Art & Cultural Gallery - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2013    Watercolor Wisconsin 2013 (3rd Place Award) - Racine Art Museum - Racine, Wisconsin
             Milwaukee Sketch Club (1st Place Award) - Clement Manor - Greenfield, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Visual Artists (1st Place Award) - Kenosha Public Museum - Kenosha, Wisconsin
             Philadelphia Water Color Society - 113th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper

                      West Chester University - West Chester, Pennsylvania   
             League of Milwaukee Artists Exhibition - Cardinal Stritch University - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
             League of Milwaukee Artists - Museum of Wisconsin Art - West Bend, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society - Gallery 110 North - Plymouth, Wisconsin
             Alive in the Arts - Gallery 110 - Plymouth, Wisconsin
             Cedarburg Cultural Center 2nd Annual Members’ Exhibition - Cedarburg,Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Watercolor Society - Anderson Art Museum - Kenosha, Wisconsin
             Wisconsin Visual Artists - Alverno College - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
             MOWA Members’ Show - West Bend, Wisconsin
             Connections - Alverno Art & Cultural Gallery - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Joyce Eesley - Resume