"I'm enthusiastic about all the amazing colors, shapes and  characters in nature and excited to be able to share these through my art."

A Colorado native, Jean Cuchiaro collects her images with her camera or plein air paintbrush while hiking, climbing, cycling or gardening.   Her primary mediums include oil paints, graphite and encaustic wax.  


Jean graduated from the University of Colorado.  After a successful engineering career in the microelectronics industry, she has effectively forged a new career creating art. 


She received atelier-training at the Modbo School of Art and attended additional art classes at the Art Students League of Denver.  She has received multiple awards for her oil paintings.  


Jean Cuchiaro is a resident artist with the Squashblossom Gallery in Colorado Springs and is a working member of the Commonwheel Co-op Gallery in Manitou Springs.  In addition to having her work in solo and group shows, her paintings are displayed and sold through several Colorado Springs restaurants.