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Jess Bean 

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

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Jess Bean

J Bean Art LLC


Born August 1986

Residing in Fort Collins, Colorado



Associates in Applied Sciences – Graduated with honors 2007

Studied under:

Vin Luong



Fort Collins Mural Project – Executive Director since 2022

Organized the Colorful Protest (a collaborative mural with 8 former and current uterus owners) in support of abortion rights 2022

Mural Coaching for first time mural artists – has coaching 10-12 artists a year



2023 Private Residence, vignette murals, Fort Collins, CO

2023 New Belgium Brewery Community Mural, collaborative mural, 80' x 10', Fort Collins, CO

2023 Private Residence: fly fishing mural

2023 Jimmy, dog mural 16'10" x 10', Fort Collins, CO

2023 Alliance for Suicide Prevention & United Way: 50' x 30' AR animated mural

2023 WILD Horizons, 8’ x 4’ realism mural

2022 Private residence: 10' x 10' abstract mural

2022 Resthaven Funeral Home: 8' x 14 infographic sky mural

2022 "Fort Morgan" ground mural for HGTV 150' x 12', Fort Morgan, CO

2022 DONATION The Marmot: 10’ x 40’ Planned Parenthood support mural, Fort Collins, CO

2022 Private Residence 8' x 10' Chinoiserie mural 

2022 Orchard Town Center 10' x 12' Window Mural paired with music

2022 Grit Gym: 30’ x 8’ Window mural, Old Town Fort Collins, CO

2021 Stove Works Museum: 10’ x 10’ aerosol portrait mural, Chattanooga, TN

2021 Private residence: 8’ x 4’ aerosol Chinese lion costume mural, New York City     

2021 Private residence: 3’ x 12’ fern leaf mural, Worcester, MA

2021 Private residence: 3’ x 6’ nature scene mural, Bethel, Maine

2021 Mean Mugs Pub: 2- 3’ x 9’ logo and phrase murals, Cleveland, OH

2021 InForum News Building: 12’ x 20’ aerosol portrait mural, Fargo, ND

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

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 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 Set design & Building for Hair Spray, Cornstock Theatre, Peoria, IL

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



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



2023 9NEWS Colorado "LGBTQ+ services for teens expand in Northern Colorado"

2023 BizWest "Mural Art Gains Popularity in Area"

2023 CanvasRebel Magazine

2023 K99 Interview "New Interactive Fort Collins Murals is Stunning and Promotes Mental Health"

2023 CanvasRebel Magazine 

2022 NOCO Style Magazine "Letter from the Editor"

2022 Voyage Denver 

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

2021 Cultbytes "Can Clubhouse Stay Cordial?"

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”


I'm always looking for new collaborations and meaningful connections.


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