With expertise in the fine arts, particularly pastel and India oil painting and drawing, Jean Barlow Nunes has spent decades sharing her passions. Her first one-woman show was at the Jenet Gallery in 1965, and her first group show, an invitational pastel drawing at Scripps College, was that same year. Since then, she has exhibited in group shows at Orlando Gallery in Los Angeles, Santa Monica City College, the Living Room Gallery, Bergemot Station T2, the Brentwood Park Group Art Exhibit, the Plaza de la Raza Art Gallery, and Mount Saint Mary’s College.
On the academic side of the spectrum, Ms. Nunes has been an instructor at Santa Monica City College since 1969. She also served as an instructor in the Extension Division of the University of California, Los Angeles, from 1969 to 1996, as a private art teacher in Los Angeles from 1970 to 1996, an instructor at East L.A. Junior College from 1969 to 1970, and an instructor at Beverly Hills Adult Education in 1969, among others. Her own academic endeavors include a Master of Fine Arts, a Master of Arts, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1968, 1965, and 1963, respectively.
When Ms. Nunes isn’t working, she enjoys home landscape and decoration, photography, creative cooking, and writing. Her achievements have been highlighted in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, and Who’s Who of America Women, as well as one edition of Who’s Who in the World.