Jean Alexander Frater

Jean is a multidisciplinary artist who lives with her family in Chicago. She has been focusing on painting and drawing for the past 7 years, working with patterns and perception. She graduated with a BS in Philosophy, and received her MFA from the School of Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been exhibited internationally in venues such as the Wexner Center for Arts in Columbus, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, the Images Festival in Toronto, Possible Project Space in Brooklyn, the Big Screen Project in New York, GuestSpot in Baltimore, the Ben-Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, and the Kulturhuset in Stockholm. Jean has had solo exhibitions at Spaces Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio; SpaceCamp MicroGallery, Indianapolis, IN; Office Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada; and Gallery C at the Cleveland State University, OH.


Large Paintings and Drawings

Plans “Plans”

52" x 50" acrylic and graphite on canvas. Experimenting with grid, structure, and the hand made.

Lacedge “Lacedge”

Work form the same series as "Plans"

vertical horizon “vertical horizon”

This comes from the same series as "Plans", but instead of working from the grid structure, the painting was built up from the ground, by painting horizontally on top of a series of vertical lines.

The Painting Of Squares “The Painting Of Squares”

60" x 60" the text describes the painting, while I am in the process of making it.