As a felt-maker and educator, Jean has fabricated architectural textiles and theatrical sets for Gulassa Co., Olson/Kundig Architects, New City Theater and Maureen Whiting dance co. She has exhibited her felt sculptures nationally at the Salt Lake Art Center, Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Kirkland Art Center, Pratt Fine Arts and The Whatcom Museum. Her work has also been shown at the prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show and Philadelphia Museum Show. Jean has also taught hundreds of kids in the northwest how to create felt through Coyote Central, Powerful Schools, Tacoma Art Museum and Seattle Public Schools and adults at the school of the Art Institute of Chicago, Haystack School of Craft and Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Antioch University and Pratt Fine Art Center Seattle. She has worked as an assistant to performance/fiber artists Nick Cave and Joan Livingstone. Jean has received funding from the NEA, Warhol Family Foundation, Windgate Foundation, Artist Trust, Poncho, City of Seattle and 4culture.