Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Jean Marshall worked as a teacher and later as a social worker. In 1979 after moving from B.C, she started a hand knit cottage industry designing for Ontario companies and her retail store in Stratford. Later she returned to teaching and pursued further education.
University of Western Ontario, Linguistics graduate, 1995.
In 2005 she began painting & soon used her love of one art to influence another.
In 2008, she travelled to Italy and France where she studied privately under Madame Monique Faillard, and later took various art courses with the AGO. Her paintings can be found in Japan, China, France, Germany, Holland, Australia, United States and in many Canadian cities. Jean’s paintings are diverse with “seascapes, still life, abstracts, and landscapes.
TEXTILE ART recognition:
London Free Press, Fashion page 1982
Miss Universe 1982, NBC Today Show, New York
Toronto Art Guild, 1984
Price Range $500 - $5000 Canadian
Jean Marshall, Instructor Faculty Member.
We are very pleased to have Jean Marshall as part of our Instructor Faculty. For upcoming art workshops and lessons please see the Lessons section of our website. Classes fill up quickly so be sure to be on the special email list.