Jean Wallin is active/lives in New Mexico. Jean Wallin is known for figurative painting and sculpture.
Biography Jean Wallin
Figurative artist, Jean Wallin grew up in northeast Arkansas where her artistic ability found little encouragement. At the age of 9 she was sent to live with her grandmother, who discouraged her determination to get a high school diploma. However, Wallin remained persistent and continued her education.
When she turned 20, a friend gave her a paint set, that started her painting and eventually took a 6-month art class in Arkansas. She was married in 1967 and moved with her husband to Bangkok, Thailand where she was exposed to a whole new culture. Upon their return to Miami, Florida, Wallin began majoring in art education at the University of Miami. At that time she appreciated Impressionists and Old Masters work and was turned off by
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