Jen Craun, Such Great Heights

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Jen Craun
Silk screen, with gold leafing
Titled: Such Greats Heights, artist proof
Image size & paper size: 8x10"
Jen Craun is a Cleveland-based printmaker and maker of Artist Books. She attended Kent State University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education in 2000. Following graduation, she spent a semester in Italy, and traveled to the European cities of London, Paris, Berlin and Rome. While in Florence, she attended printmaking courses from the Il Bisonte print shop and created a suite of woodcut prints and numerous artist journals documenting her travels. Craun returned to Kent State as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at KSU, in the Printmaking Department, where she earned her MFA in 2003. That same year, she received an Artist Residency scholarship at Zygote Press, a non-profit gallery and print studio in Cleveland. In 2004, she was awarded an Artist in Residency to the Grafikwerkstatt Printshop in Dresden, Germany through the Ohio Arts Council.