Liberal Arts

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Jean Bartlett

Adjunct Faculty

BS, University of Cincinnati, MFA, University of Alabama

jbartlett@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

Over the past twenty-five years Bartlett has taught letterpress printing and bookbinding workshops across the country at venues such as the Paper and Book Intensive, Pyramid Atlantic, the Women's Studio Workshop, Daniel Smith in Seattle, and the Penland School of Crafts.

Jean Bartlett
Clients include the University of Michigan Special Collections, Zingerman’s, and Alice Greene & Co. Over the past twenty-five years Bartlett has taught letterpress printing and bookbinding workshops across the country at venues such as the Paper and Book Intensive, Pyramid Atlantic, the Women's Studio Workshop, Daniel Smith in Seattle, and the Penland School of Crafts. Jean's work resides in over fifty public collections worldwide, including the New York Public Library, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the University of Michigan Special Collections, the Dutch Royal Library, and Special Collections at Stanford University. Early in her career, Jean worked as an interior designer for Herman Miller and for large architectural firms in Baltimore and Chicago - namely RTKL and Perkins & Will - and managed both a fine art photo gallery and an independent bookstore.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Contemporary women artists and designers
  • Bookbinding hand tools
  • Hand drawn letterforms

Significant publications/presentations/exhibitions/projects

EXHIBITIONS

“Know-How,” Morgan Conservatory Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 201. Jean exhibited 4 pieces from her "Small Acts of Violence" series and gave an artist's talk at the exhibition opening. 

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

“Jean Buescher Bartlett/Bloodroot Press: 30 Years of Bookmaking,” University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, 2017.