Artist CV

Jean Ellen Sotansky

Artist CV


Bachelors in Fine Arts, with a concentration in Printmaking & Painting, Purchase College, 2016-2018 
Associates in Science, Hudson Valley Community College, 2012-2016

Work Experience 

Owner of Loves Colors LLC 
A Freelance Art Buisness 
June 2022- Present 

  • Created large scale murals at 6 capital region locations (Druthers, Hattie’s, Osteria Danny, Nashville of Saratoga, Blackbirds Cafe, and Blackbirds Tavern)
  • Designed tee shirts for a Columbia High School cheer leading team
  • Painted a custom sign for Lucy’s Bar
  • Designed and painted picnic table tops for Kindred Restaurant
  • Has created 20+ custom oil paintings & custom digital drawings
  • Hosts paint and sips in the capital region 

Printmaking Art Teacher 
Saratoga Arts 
February 2024- Present

  • Creates 4 week lesson plans for students 
  • Instructs students on how to use the Lino cut technique  

Graphic designer 
Druthers Brewing Company 
April 2022- present 

  • Has designed over 30 different graphics for their canned beer 
  • Has designed and painted large scale murals in two of their locations 

Group Exhibitions 

2024 Hub Gallery, Glens Falls, NY 
2019 "Our Universe" Saratoga Springs, Ny
2018 BFA Thesis Exhibition Purchase College, Purchase, NY
2016 “Above Our Heads, It’s Just Noise” Teaching Gallery, Troy, NY 

Solo Shows 

2023 “Being Alive” Uncommon Grounds, Saratoga Springs, NY
2023 “Life Itself” Uncommon Grounds, Clifton Park, NY
2019 “The Human Experience” Sinclair, Saratoga Springs Ny

Other Accomplishments 

2019 Designed a beer can for Artisanal Brew Works, Saratoga Springs, NY 
2018 Screen printed an Edition of 10 for the Uruguay artist, Ignaccio Itturia 

Additional Skills

Fluent in Procreate & Photoshop