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Jean Gumpper

Jean is a Visiting Professor and visiting artist in the Art department at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. 

Jean taught international print workshops with Colorado College faculty members, Kate Leonard and Carl Reed, at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in 2008 and 2009.  In April 2011, she completed a month long residency at the Goldwell Museum in Rhyolite, Nevada.   Jean also participated as an artist in residence at the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in 2009, the Ucross Foundation in 2001 and at Rocky Mountain National Park in 1998.  During the last two years, Jean taught workshops in reduction woodcut at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, CO, at The Bascom Art Center in Highlands, NC, at Western Wyoming College and at the Goldwell Museum in Rhyolite, Wyoming. She received a Visual Artist Fellowship award from the Colorado Council on the Arts in 2000.

She lives in Chipita  Park with her husband Stephen Flynn.

Davidson Galleries in Seattle, Ebo Gallery in New York, William Havu Gallery in Denver, Hudson Gallery in Sylvania, Ohio, Open Studio in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Thomassen Gallery in Gothenburg, Sweden, represent her work.  Her prints are in the collections of The Art Bank at the Department of State, Washington, D.C., Boise State University, Idaho; Colorado College; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; Cork Printmakers Special Collection, Ireland; Cranbrook Institute of Arts, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan; Kirkland Museum of Art, Denver, CO; Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado; Springfield Art Museum, MO; University of Colorado Special Collections; University of Miami, Coral Cables, Florida; University of Pittsburgh, PA; University of Wisconsin, Madison , and the Turku Art Museum, Finland,  as well as private and corporate collections in the United States, Canada, Finland, Japan, Nepal and Sweden.  Recent exhibitions include solo exhibitions at the South Dakota School of Mines (2011), Groveland Gallery in Minneapolis (2010) and Smokebrush Gallery in Colorado Springs (2010) and two person or small group exhibitions atWestern Wyoming College (2011), Davidson Gallery in Seattle (2011) and Galleri Thomassen in Gothenburg, Sweden (2010).

Regular Classes

  • Advanced Printmaking
  • Intro to Drawing

Education

    • MFA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1982
    • MA 1981 University of Michigan
    • BFA, 1977