Jean Thielen

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Biographical Brief

University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Milwaukee Area Technical College, Wisconsin
Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin with Berta Sherwood
Provence, France with Internationally known artists, Robert Baxter and Ann Toulmin-Rothe
Studied with: Nita Engle, Catherine Chang Liu, Jane Hoffstetter, Tom Lynch, Jean Crane, Catherine Wilson Smith, Zoltan Szabo, Tom Francesconi, Tony Van Hasselt, Bruce Johnson
Work Experience:
Advertising Manager, Porters Furniture, Racine, Wisconsin
Editorial Artist, Racine Journal Times, Racine, Wisconsin
Teaches watercolor workshops throughout Wisconsin.
Art Associations:
circa 2002: served on the Wisconsin Watercolor Society Board of Directors (membership chairperson)
Formerly served on the Racine Art Guild Board of Directors (workshop chairperson and Vice President),
Midwest Watercolor Society, League of Milwaukee Artists and the Artists Gallery, Racine, Wisconsin.
1997: The League of Milwaukee Artists Annual Spring Show, 2nd Place award
1996-2000: Racine Art Guild annual shows, 4 awards
2000: First Annual Lighthouse Poster, Racine Arts Council, Racine Wind Point Lighthouse
2001: Millenium Edition, Who's in America, (honored for her contibutions to the arts in Southerastern Wisconsin)
2001: edition Who's Who of American Women (honored for her contibutions to the arts in Southerastern Wisconsin)
2002: Northlight Publishers, Splash, The Quantities of Light featuring 100 of Americas best watercolorists Pears and Stripes Forever

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