Jewel Charsley was born with a paintbrush in her hand, she is a mother and a cancer survivor (at the age of 27). At the age of 16, while completing her senior year of high school, then studied “Graphic Design & Illustration” at a community college in Littleton, CO and went on to study “Media Arts & Animation” at The Art Institute of CO. Her most rewarding study was at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design where she attended on scholarship and pursued her love of “Illustration” with a concentration in Children’s Books.
Her first gallery opening was at the age of 16. She’s won several awards and competitions and has commissioned artwork in locations around the Denver Metro Area. After a family tragedy her artwork was destroyed and she is in the process of slowly rebuilding and reconnecting with the art community.