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juLeS giSsLeR

I'm originally a Montana girl, and graduated in Graphic Design from Montana State University, Bozeman. I still hike and snow ski when I can, but I traded pine trees for cacti and dropped my suitcase in Phoenix, Arizona.


I have stretched my creativity in several directions. I designed hand-painted pillows with beads and conversational charms for retail shops such as Barneys New York, Ballard Designs catalog, ABC Carpet & Home, and The American Craft Museum. One of my pillow designs also became a hand-painted canvas doll, the “Baby Angel,” celebrating individuality. Because of my obsession with hardware, I designed hardware & pearl bracelets & a belt that I named the "ziG". I sold these in shops and on-line. I continue to get orders for the ziG, if people see it on me. They are a great conversation piece!

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Kinley Lorraine...the Moose Dog

The "ziG" Belt & Bracelet

The "ziG" Bracelets

Currently, I work with acrylic, ink, watercolor, collage, & colored pencils. I paint whimsical paintings, abstracts, wedding bouquets, & also draw realistic food, and landscapes with colored pencils. I have a line of prints, cards, calendars, and also mugs for furry rescues. I have also written & illustrated, with my abstract paintings, a kick-ass book called, 'Getting Your Magic Back'. It is about pushing through life's transitions, and is a simple, two lines per page, read.

I have donated copies of my book to the women's organization,

"Fresh Start Women's Foundation". It's a wonderful organization that help women who help themselves, and provides them with education, resources, and support.


"Getting Your Magic Back"


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Commissioned Piece of GC & Grover in PJ's


Rescue organizations are dear to my heart. I donate my art to various rescue organizations, and also paint commissioned work. I was Arizona Animal Welfare League's featured artist during 2018, and the featured artist the past six years, for Shemer Art Center

& Museum's  "Furry Friends" event.


One of my paintings, "Lenny" with the cat 

on his head, was part of a juried show for Arizona Artists Guild,

and displayed at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.


I also have two paintings, "Hope" and "Joy" permanently 

displayed at the Phoenix Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center.

With either my art, or my hope is to make you smile.


"Jules paintings add such a whimsical, delicious touch & enhance the sweet vibe at all the Pie Snob locations. We consider her our 'Artist in Residence'."

--Traci Wilbur,Owner of Pie Snob

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Commissioned Painting

for 'Pie Snob' shop

in Chandler, AZ


Pop-up at Pottery Barn Kids

Lenny at the Airport!

Title: "Lenny Was Curious Just How Long the Average Cat Nap Lasted"

Commissioned Painting for

HOKA StART Campaign of

Sole Sports' Shop Dogs 

Clients & Featured Locations

  • Arizona Animal Welfare League

  • Shemer Art Center 

  • Tempe Arts Center

  • Berridge Nurseries

  • Phoenix Banner Good Samaritan Med. Center

  • Pie Snob

  • The Barking Bodega

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

  • Pop-ups: Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, & West Elm

  • Cornelia Park

  • La Grande Orange

  • SW Gardener

  • Write Ons

  • James Oliver Gallery, PA

  • Ballard Designs catalog

  • Barneys New York

  • ABC Carpet & Home

  • The MN Collection at Scottsdale Design Center

  • Dig It Gardens

  • HOKA / Sole Sports

  • Short Leash Hotdogs 

  • Two Plates Full

  • Marta Stafford Fine Art

  • Paper Place

  • Ideas Collide

  • AZ Humane Society

  • Desert Song

  • Coronado Home Tour

  • Biltmore Pet Resort

  • Black Cat Coffee House

  • Inner Circle Cafe


Words I Live By

My Collection of Heart Rocks


Jules as Jules

A Member Of:


CONTACT:, Phoenix, AZ 2017 by jules gissler - "Live Your Magic" 

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