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William Jekel, NVWS

William Jekel, NVWS


Art Center School (Los Angeles)
UCLA Degree in Fine Arts
Studies with:
Arthur Rider
Emil Kosa, Jr.
George Gibson
John Coakley
Duncan A. Spencer
Ben Carré
Rounding up the Strays/Jekel
Rounding Up The Strays
©William Jekel


William Jekel
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies:
Traveling Show Award
NVWS: Grumbacher Award, Spring Show
Purchase Award: Las Vegas Art Museum
Helldorado Days, Elks Club


Scenic artist for Hollywood motion pictures; MGM, Fox, Universal.
Developed scenery company for television and motion pictures which became the largest supplier of scenery in the world to the film industry.
Film production of commercials and educational films.
Developed JEKEL VINEYARDS in Monterey County, California.
Bishop Peak/Jekel
Bishop Peak
©William Jekel

William Jekel's ART

Background focused on landscapes, city scenes, architectural subjects that are rendered in a representational manner. More recent work includes these subject matters plus still lifes, florals, and figures. These bring an emphasis on design and color to depict a personal interpretation of the subject matter.
High Desert/JekelMonument Rock/Jekel
High Desert                    Monument Rock
®William Jekel                  ®William Jekel
Kenyan Wash Day/Jekel
Kenyan Wash Day
©William Jekel
Whitby Island/JekelThe Derelict/Jekel
Whitby Island                       The Derelict
®William Jekel                     ®William Jekel

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November 12, 1997