Jean Gumpper

Jean Gumpper is a faculty member and artist-in-residence at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. She has been an artist in residence at Anderson Center, Goldwell Museum, Ucross Foundation, Grand Canyon National Park, and Rocky Mountain National Park. She has taught print workshops in Sweden and the United States. Jean’s prints have been exhibited nationally and internationally.

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Jean's Upcoming Workshops

  • II

    Level II

    Students have a basic understanding of press operation, tools common to printmaking, paper preparation and basic principles of registration.

  • III

    Level III

    Students have significant experience in the print medium that is the subject of the workshop.

Jun 12 - 16, 2023

Layering Color and Light: Woodcut and Monoprint

Jean Gumpper

Tuition $1,150
Code R0202-23

This rigorous, engaging printmaking workshop focuses on monoprint and woodcut methods with an emphasis on layering color to produce luminous results. We begin with observational studies from the natural world and explore trace, stencil, painterly, and multiple plate monotype methods. Woodcut techniques are then added to layer transparent and opaque color, creating a radiant sense of space. We make both editioned and unique prints, alternating between structure and improvisation. This back-and-forth serves as the format for the course as we combine printing using a woodcut matrix with a variety of monoprint methods.

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