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Jean LaMarr

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Jean LaMarr, Fine Artist and Printmaker

Jean LaMarr is the founder of the Native American Graphic Workshop, a creative teaching space and fine print studio of
Jean LaMarr. (Born 1945, Paiute/ Pit River) Originally Jean LaMarr studied electrical and mechanical drafting at Philco-Ford
Technical Institute in Santa Clara, California while she majored in art at San Jose City College (1970-1973) and at
UC Berkeley (1973-1976).

Since 1987 Jean LaMarr has been a printmaking instructor at the Institue of American Indian Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
This was preceded by her appointment to Artist-in-Residence by the California Arts Council at Lassen College in
Susanville, California.

An active artist, her exhibitions are many and span the United States and Germany. Her work was included in an exhibition
touring the US titled "Committed to Print", initiated by the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She also designs and creates
beadwork, winning a blue ribbon for an example exhibited at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona in 1980.

Links:

Vision Project, Institute of American Indian Arts

Cultural Survival Interview

2012 Nevada Museum of Art Exhibit

Book excerpt, Mixed Blessing by Lucy Lippard

Contact: Jean on Facebook