Bio

Jean Mandeberg lives and works in Olympia, Washington where she is a visual artist, faculty emerita at The Evergreen State College, and community arts advocate.  Resume, 2020

Studiohttp://hyperallergic.com/227568/a-view-from-the-easel-77/

International travel supports Jean’s wide ranging artistic interests.  She has attended the Radish Carving Festival in Oaxaca, Mexico (1995); Las Fallas Fire Festival in Valencia, Spain (2001); Swiss Expo that hosted Diller & Scofidio’s Blur Building on Lake Neuchatel, Switzerland (2002); the Puppet Theater Festival in Zagreb, Croatia (2006); the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa (2009); the Flower Festival in Madeira, Portugal (2014); The Flaherty Film Seminar in Hamilton, NY (2016); and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scotland (2019).

Visual Art Faculty Emerita, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.   blogs.evergreen.edu/jeanm/

Commissioner, Washington State Arts Commission.  Appointed by Governor Gary Locke 2004; Re-Appointed by Governor Christine Gregoire 2006, 2009.  Chair, 2008-10.  www.arts.wa.gov.

Board Member, Olympia Artspace Alliance   olympiaartspace.org/