Jean Barlow-Nunes

Title: Art Educator and Painter
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Jean Barlow Nunes, MFA, MA, Art Educator and Painter, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in painting, pastel drawing and education.

Inspired by her own art professor during her undergraduate studies at the University of California Los Angeles, Ms. Barlow Nunes received a Bachelor of Arts, graduating cum laude in 1963. Remaining at the prestigious university, she subsequently received a Master of Arts in 1965 and a Master of Fine Arts in 1968. During her collegiate studies, she served as a teaching associate at UC Los Angeles and an instructor at the University Adult School in Los Angeles. Beginning in 1967, she excelled as a lecturer at California State University in Long Beach for two years before becoming an instructor at Beverly Hills Adult Education in 1969. Likewise, she served in the same capacity at East Los Angeles College until 1970.

From 1969 to 1996, Ms. Barlow Nunes served as an instructor in the Extension Division of UC Los Angeles while also teaching at Santa Monica College from 1969 to 2017. Since retiring from academia, she has been a private art teacher in Los Angeles, as well as instructed Zoom art classes in 2020. Notably, her pastel drawings and paintings have been exhibited in one-woman and group shows across the State of California, including at the Pacific Palisades Library, the Brentwood Park Group Art Exhibit, Mount Saint Mary’s College, the Plaza de la Raza Art Gallery, Bergamot Station Arts Center and Santa Monica College, among other locations.

Looking toward the future, Ms. Barlow Nunes intends to continue teaching art classes and eventually travel with her companion, Ron Johnson. She has been highlighted in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.

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