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Jean Perkins

Old Saybrook, CT

About Jean Perkins

Old Saybrook, CT

Turning Art Bio 5.10.19

This is story telling, a body of images more interested in stirring emotions than creating documents. To achieve this, light, color, grace, style and beauty combine within carefully chosen frames.
Most all of the photographs were taken where or close to where the artist was living at the time. Their subjects are everyday things at everyday places with doses of not so everyday weather. The exception to this, is work made in response to a call for work. Often that work is constructed by the artist.

The artist lives in Old Saybrook, CT. She holds an MFA photography from Columbia College Chicago with additional studies in Fine Arts and Fiber Arts/Bookmaking.

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Other works by Jean Perkins

Selected Exhibitions

  • Kehler Liddell Gallery
    New Haven, CT, 2018
  • Webster Design Co.
    Boston, 2011
  • The Parachute Factory
    New Haven, CT, 2009
  • James Tigerman Gallery
    Chicago, IL, 2003
  • PYO Gallery
    Seoul, Korea, 2003


  • Columbia College Chicago, MFA
    Chicago, IL,2002 
  • Santa Fe Photographic Work Shop, Classes
    Santa Fe, New Mexico 
  • School for Book and Paper Columbia College Chicago, Course Work
    Chicago, IL 
  • Emporia State University, Private Study: Photography
    Emporia, KS 
  • The Museum School, Course Work: Photography
    Boston, CT 
  • NY School fo Visual Arts, Course Work: Photography
    New York 
  • International Center for Photography, Course Work: Photography
    New York 
  • Michigan State University, BA

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