Jean Howard

CCE Teaching Artist since 2018

Education, Training & Certifications:

  • Ohio University, Athens, OH  – Degree: Masters of Photography
  • Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, MO – Degree: Bachelor of Journalism
  • Florida Teaching Certificate in Art k-12th Grades

 Art Expertise Areas:

  • Visual Documentary Photographer
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Sewing
  • Language Arts
  • Dance & Music

Awards & Recognitions:

  • 2013-2014 Crayloa Foundation Grant Sacred
  • August 2009 – Building Learning Communities through Art and Culture grant funded by National Endowment for the Arts and PB Cultural Council. Selected as one of four CCE artists to design arts integration unit for middle school students.
  • May 2009 – CCE Outstanding Achievement Cadre “Rites of Passage Celebration” West Riviera Elementary Beacon, Riviera Beach, Fl.
  • May 2008 – CCE The 2008 Ralph Hamilton Award Honorable Mention for a Leap Project “The Life Cycle of a Butterfly”, Potentials South, Boca Raton, Fl.
  • May 2001 – First Place Feature, The National Press Photographers “Best of Photojournalism”  “Sekelela, Zambia’s Orphans”, The Palm Beach Post
  • November 2000 – National Association of Opinion Page Editors, “Best Theme Page” “Growing Up Behind Bars.” The Palm Beach Post
  • June 1999 – Public Service Medal of the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors, “No More Secrets fort the Secret People”, The Palm Beach Post
  • March 1995 – Sunshine Award, “Two Hurting Children, No Good Choices”, Florida Society of Professional Journalists. The Palm  Beach Post
  • May 1995 – The Paul Myhre Award, “Two Hurting Children, No Good Choices”, Penney-Missouri Journalism, The Palm Beach Post
  • January 1992 – Pulitzer Finalist for Hurricane Andrew spot news coverage by The Palm Beach Post staff
  • December 1992 – “Best Use of Pictures” Jean Hart Howard, Photo Editor, The Palm Beach Post. Editing division for Newspapers, The University of Missouri School of Journalism
  • October 1992 – A$15,000 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant to photograph “The Street Children of Haiti.”.  Exhibited at The Museum of Fine Arts, Miami, Fl
  • December 1990 – “The Women of Nicaragua,” Ohio University Master’s thesis in photojournalism, Siegfred Hall, Athens, Ohio
  • September 1989 – Ohio University fellowship and full tuition scholarship

Professional Memberships:

  • Who’s Who of American Women; National Newspaper Professional Association
  • EFM Education for Ministry University of the South, Sewanee graduate and mentor–from 2013 to the present