Selected Collections:  State and Corporate

The State of Florida:  Tallahassee, FL

The City of Ft. Pierce:  FL

Florida Power & Light Co.:  Miami, FL

Coral Gables National Bank:  Coral Gables, FL

Riverside National Bank:  St. Lucie County, FL

Cleveland Clinic Foundation:  Naples, FL

MBNA American Bank:  Newark, DEL

Integon Insurance Corp:  Winston-Salem, NC

Harbor Federal Savings & Loan:  Port St. Lucie, FL

Hav-A-Tampa Tobacco Co:  Tampa, FL

Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute:  Miami, FL


Selected Exhibitions:  Solo and Group

Appleton Museum of Art:  Ocala, FL, "Landscapes-Florida's Natural Beauty"  Solo Exhibit

Florida Museum for Women Artists:  Deland, FL, Inaugural Exhibition. Group Exhibit

State of Florida Governor's Gallery:  Tallahassee, FL, Solo Exhibit

Florida Supreme Court Rotunda: Tallahassee, FL, Solo Exhibit

Florida Secretary of State Gallery:  Tallahassee, FL, Solo Exhibit

Walt Disney World Epcot:  Orlando, FL, Invitational Group Exhibit

Museum of Florida Art and Culture:  Avon Park, FL,  "The New Masters" Group Exhibit

LeMoyne Museum of Art:  Tallahassee, FL, "President's Choice"  Group Exhibit

A. E. "Bean" Backus Museum:  Ft. Pierce, FL, "Indian River School of Painters" Group Exhibit

Elliott Museum: Stuart, FL,  Group Exhibit

Lake Eustis Institute:  Eustis, FL, "Florida Regional Art in Focus"  Group Exhibit


Professional Associations

Art Students League of New York

National Museum for Women in the Arts, Signature Member

Oil Painters of America

National Association of Independent Artists

Plein Air Florida

Artists Alliance of North Florida

International Plein Air Painters


Education/Training

Apprentice for 10 years to A. E. "Bean" Backus,

Art Students League, New York, New York



Jacquelyn Modesitt Schindehette

Fine Artist Specializing In Florida's Unique & Mysterious Landscape

Curriculum Vitae


Selected Awards and Honors

Florida Museum for Women Artists-Inaugural Exhibition

Winter Park Fine Arts Festival-President's Choice Award

A.E. Backus Art Festival-Best of Show, Collector's Choice Award

Lake Mary/Heathrow Fine Art Festival-First Place Award for Oils

Thornebrook Village Fine Art Show-First Place Award for Oils

Coconut Grove Festival of Art-Collectors Choice Award

Lowe Art Museum's Beaux Art Festival-Collectors Choice Award

Ocala Fine Art Festival-Award of Honor, Award of Excellence

LeMoyne Art Museum Chain of Parks Arts Festival-Award of Merit

Silver Springs Wildlife Art Festival-Award of Honor

Gainesville Fine Art Festival-Award of Honor


Scott Foresman, National Publisher of Text Books, selected the painting titled "Oyster Bar at St. Vincent Island" to be printed as a double page spread in the 4th Grade Social Studies book titled Regions, which is distributed throughout the United States and Abroad.


In recognition of artistic accomplishments, a file including portfolio of works and background information has been created by and is housed in the Archives on Women Artists in the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.


Invited by former Governor Bush to create a Christmas ornament for the White House Christmas Tree representing the State of Florida.


The Interior Committee of Florida House in Washington, D.C. chaired by former Florida's First Lady, Mrs. Lawton Chiles, commissioned a painting for Florida House.