The 2019 Art Auction Jurors

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Contemporary Classics

Peter Stegall received his Master’s degree at California State University, Sacramento. He is a nationally recognized contemporary artist who shows regionally at JayJay Gallery in Sacramento.


Helen Plenert is considered an expert watercolorist, while also known for her large public installations. Helen has been a longtime contributing artist to the KVIE Art Auction.

Landscapes (includes California’s Gold)

Stephanie Taylor is well known for her large public murals and has shown nationally in a variety of media. A published author, Stephanie is also a regular contributor to The Sacramento Bee and has a solo exhibition in the spring in Sacramento.

Still Life

Kerrie Kelly is the owner of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab, Sacramento’s premier interior design firm since 1997. She is an award-winning designer who encourages clients in placing fine art throughout their environment.


Jesse Bravo is a Sacramento area photographer known for his early images of the Beatles, Steve McQueen, and other legends. He photographed the entire Crocker Art collection and holds a degree from the Brooks Institute of Photographic Arts in Santa Barbara. He is also a highly regarded expert on vintage automobiles.


JC Strote is a longtime art contributor of the KVIE Art Auction. She is very active throughout the Lodi art community. JC is considered a master of fused glass and teaches many workshops in technique and craft.