Jean Gumpper is a faculty member and artist-in-residence at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. She has been an artist in residence at 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.
Jean's Upcoming Workshops
Students have a basic understanding of press operation, tools common to printmaking, paper preparation and basic principles of registration.
Students have significant experience in the print medium that is the subject of the workshop.
Aug 15 - 19, 2022
Layering Color and Light: Woodcut and Monoprint
This rigorous, engaging printmaking workshop focuses on monoprint and woodcut methods with an emphasis on layering color to produce luminous results. Students begin with observational studies from the natural world and then explore trace, stencil, painterly and multiple-plate monotype methods. Woodcut techniques are then added to layer transparent and opaque color to create a radiant sense of space. Participants make both editioned and unique prints, alternating between structure and improvisation. This back-and-forth serves as the format for the course as one combines printing using a woodcut matrix with a variety of monoprint methods.