Jeff Bye graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design and was selected by the European Honors Program to study abroad for a year in Rome. He received his Master’s Degree in Painting from The School of Figurative Art in New York. Bye remained in N.Y. for fifteen years, working for the Metropolitan Opera and producing his own paintings. He now resides in Hershey with his wife and daughter.
Jeff paints on a range of scales from easel-size paintings to murals. His murals can be seen at the Hard Rock Café and The Sands Casino in Las Vegas as well as various movie sets. He is represented by MDH Fine Art Gallery in New York City as well as Greenhut Galleries in Portland, Maine. Jeff will be showing locally at the Hess Gallery at Elizabethtown College in September and at The Red Raven Gallery in Lancaster in October 2012.