BFA, Columbus College of Art and Design
MFA, Memphis College of Art
After teaching at Memphis College of Art for a total of 20 years as an Adjunct Instructor for Illustration, Jean Holmgren joined the college faculty full-time as Assistant Professor during the Fall 2016 semester. Over the years, Jean has taught numerous classes in Illustration, Type, Digital Foundations and Graphic Design. In addition to teaching, Jean has also worked and freelanced for many companies in Memphis and nationally in various roles, including her most recent at Associates Promotion and Design as Illustrator/Designer, and previously Associate Creative Director at Patterson Graham Design Group, and Assistant Art Director at Walker and Associates Advertising among many others. Jean has exhibited widely in the Memphis area, and regularly donates artwork in support of community organizations including the Memphis Child Advocacy Center’s annual Works of Heart auction. She is a member of the Society of Illustrators, based out of New York City.
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