Illustrator, Jean Holmgren, Puts Her Personal Health Issues on Display During This Exhibit
After teaching at Memphis College of Art for about 20 years as an Adjunct Instructor for Illustration, Jean Holmgren joined the college faculty full-time as Assistant Professor during the Fall 2016 semester. She completed her MFA in Drawing and Painting at MCA in 1989. Over the years, Jean has taught numerous classes in Illustration, Typography, 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, as Associate Creative Director at Patterson Graham Design Group, Assistant Art Director at Walker and Associates, and freelancing Illustration locally and nationally. Jean has exhibited her artwork 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.
Breathless, Holmgren’s solo exhibition powerfully chronicles the artist’s journey with heart complications, heart surgery, and recovery. Her book, Breathless: Heart Failure Illustrated, will also be available for sale at the exhibition. We encourage you to stop by MCA Alumni Gallery to view this exhibit!
Although we provide the utmost luxury at The Grove at Trinity Pointe Apartments in Cordova, Tennessee, we realize that you need to get out and socialize with those in your surrounding community. This event gives you the chance to do just that! Don’t hesitate to attend today!
Saturday, November 3, 2018—9:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
Memphis College of Art
1930 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38104