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Artist Jean Jurson


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Biography


 Born in Toledo, Ohio, Jean’s artistic talents were acknowledged at an early age, and cultivated at the Toledo Museum of Art School, which she attended in her hometown. After receiving a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Toledo, and an additional degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, Jean put her talents and education together and grew to become a successful fashion designer, designing a contemporary sportswear line under her own label… Jean H. During her twelve years as a fashion designer, Jean continued to cultivate her love of drawing at the Art Students League of New York.  Having raised their two children in South Salem, NY, Jean and her husband, fine art photographer Joseph Jurson, have settled on the Connecticut shoreline in the town of  Madison.Jean began studying colored pencil techniques with Richard Kennerson and later Alan Reingold at the Westchester Center for the Arts in 1998. Jean has received her certificate in Botanical Illustration from the New York Botanical Gardens, where she has been studying since 2004. She has exhibited her art in various venues throughout New York City and Weschester County.
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