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Jess Bean 

Full time artist Born in 1986 and currently residing in Fort Collins, CO.

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CV & Press

EDUCATION

Associates in Applied Sciences, graduated in 2007 with honors

Studied under:

Vin Luong

Andrew Lee

 

MURALS & PUBLIC ART

2021 Lincoln Middle School: 10’ x 10’ mascot mural in gym and a DONATION 8’ x 8’ local hero mural

2021 FOCO Arts in Public Places: 2 transformer cabinets, SUP & Boating 

2021 Maui Gym: 16’ x 20’ sea turtle

2021 Orchard Town Center: 8 ‘x 6’ window mural and Adirondack chair for charity auction

2021 Private residence: 2- 4’ x 10’ local nature scene murals, Fort Collins, CO

2021 WILD Horizons 15 spray paint murals, Fort Collins, CO

2021 Johnstown Strength: 45’ x 8’ mural, Johnstown, CO

2021 Private residence: 8’ x 14’ mountain scene, Loveland, CO

2020 Private residence: 12’ x 12’ ceiling mural looking up into trees, Fort Collins, CO

2020 FOCO Arts in Public Places: transformer cabinet mural, mountains in the morning, Fort Collins, CO

2020 Fort Collins Mural Project: solidarity flowers & fist, Alley Cat Café, Fort Collins, CO

2020 DONATION The Marmot: 10’ x 40’ Planned Parenthood floral and character mural, Fort Collins, CO

2020 Private residence: 3’ x10’ floral mural, Fort Collins, CO

2019 Private residence: 10’ x 10’ ceiling floral mural, Fort Collins, CO

2019 Private residence: 360 mural Honey I Shrunk the Kids style mural, Fort Collins, CO

2019 Doughnut Club Grand Opening: 3’ x 4’ live portrait mural, Fort Collins, CO

2019 Chilli Rec: 10’ x 15’ live painting, Chillicothe, IL

2018 FOCO Arts in Public Places: transformer cabinet mural, T-rex tail chaser, Fort Collins, CO

2018 Timnath Beerwerks : 12’ x 30’ line work mural, Timnath, CO

2018 Colorado flag (stylized) mural 10’ x 20’, Fort Collins, CO

2017 FOCO Arts in Public Places: transformer cabinet mural, raining tennis balls, Fort Collins, CO

2017 Private residence: 5’ x 3’ sports logo mural, Thornton, CO

2016-present: Monthly live white board art in a local business, Fort Collins, CO

2016 live painting battle scene mural 16’ x 20’, Fort Collins, CO

2016 Private residence: 10’ x 8’ tree mural, Aurora, CO

2015 Bohemian Society Pianos About Town live piano mural, Fort Collins, CO

2014 DONATION to nonprofit Animal House Rescue 20’ x 40’ live painting mural, Fort Collins, CO

2014 4 wall fish tank mural in a kid’s area of a local business

2013 DONATED to St, Jude Fundraiser single wall mural

2013 Private residence: 10’ x 14’ Bush Stadium mural with Cubs logo & Cardinals logo with pennants

2012-2008 exclusively painted children’s rooms (24 murals completed)

2005 3’ x 5’ mural Hammer’s Bar & Grill, Bartonville, IL

2004 single wall murals in 4 rooms in All About You Salon, East Peoria, IL

2004 Private residence: single wall tropical mural, East Peoria, IL

EXHIBITIONS

2021 40 West “I Heart…” curated group exhibition, Lakewood, CO

2020 Group exhibition: Carnegie Center for Arts, Fort Collins, CO

2019-2020 Sight specific installation: Bighorn FD, Fort Collins, CO

2004 & 2005 Group exhibition: IHSEA, Peoria, IL

 

PRESS

2021 NOCO Style Magazine “Painting NOCO: The Fort Collins Mural Project Brings Color and Community to the Streets”

2021 Bipolar Creatives “Jess Bean: Bipolar Creative”

2021 Shoutout Colorado “Meet Jess Bean: Muralist, Commission, and Fine Artist”

2021 Fort Collins Lifestyle Magazine “Local Artist Spotlight”

Contact

I'm always looking for new collaborations and connections.

309.453.7609