Jean Foley's Profile
Jean Bean was created out of a passion for color, pattern and a desire to elevate the every day to objects of desire.
Affectionately nick named Jean Bean from childhood, my earliest wish was to grow up to be an artist. My days were spent inventing new colors, decorating and redecorating my dollhouse, painting everything and anything, and creating murals for my bedroom walls.
As I grew up one of my favorite things to do was to go to the local thrift store and make "something out of nothing". I've always loved the mystique of things that once have had a former life and transforming them into something new and wonderful. I guess that's why I love painting vintage pieces so much!
As a student of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, I reveled in the opportunity to explore textile surface…
- Born on November 1
- Joined February 13, 2008