Jean earned a Bachelor of Science from Miami University, and a MA, and MFA from Bowling Green State University. She teaches at Miami University and the Middletown Arts Center, and conducts private classes and workshops at the University of Cincinnati and Miami’s CraftSummer. Jean’s work is represented in private and corporate collections throughout the United States, Europe, China, Japan, and the Caribbean. Her bio includes numerous one-woman shows, juried exhibitions, and awards. Watercolor, Oil Paintings, prints, and cards are created in Jean's studio. She also has a copper enameling studio with a large selection of unique pieces.