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Jean Gray Mohs

Raleigh, NC

Jean Gray uses art as a way to articulate life’s challenges and joys, she visually translates the human experience. Jean Gray’s work captures a wide range of subjects, styles, and mediums. For her, art is a language: a means of communicating how she processes her external experiences into her interior world. Private made public her art is rooted in her identify and is a catalyst for profound growth, conversation and impact. Jean Gray’s work is meant to draw the audience into a conversation and reflect our common human connection through a shared experience. Jean Gray’s intent is to provoke thought, inspire dialogue and encourage new relationships.  She tackles issues of transformation, life, death, and rebirth.

Born and raised in North Carolina, Jean Gray Mohs received a BFA and an MA in Teaching from Georgia Southern University. Throughout her career, Jean Gray has walked a fine line between artist and educator. As an artist, Jean Gray has created dialogue through various exhibitions around the United States, and collaborated with NC State, and the North Carolina Museum of Art. She has had more than 14 solo exhibitions and over 65 group exhibitions. Her work has been featured on Georgia Public Radio, and in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Southern Living, and Traditional Home. Her work has also been shown internationally. As an arts educator, she has taught in the Wake County Public School System, led more than 140 elementary art teachers in professional development, and worked in collaboration with the NC Department of Public Instruction on behalf of elementary school art teachers. She led a creatively-visual, student-led news show, which enabled school-wide professional development programming.