Banas is a well-established Florida artist living and working in the community of New Smyrna Beach.
Jean, at age 92, is still expanding her repertoire as an exuberant and energetic abstract expressionist painter.
She has participated in many independent study workshops with Steve Aimone
at the Atlantic Center for the Arts; has participated in other independent residencies at that campus,;
and has also been sponsoring yearly painting retreats at the Atlantic Center for the Arts.
Jean was honored with a 90th year celebratory, collaborative exhibit, at the Art League
of Daytona Beach, in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Jean's paintings can be seen in art group exhibits
at the Ormond Museum and Gardens, in Ormond Beach;, Florida; at the
Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach, Florida., and at the Artists Workshop Art Shows
in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Jean Banas' paintings have been accepted into national juries exhibitions in Museum and
University galleries in: Los Angeles , California, Washington, D.C., Fayetteville, North Carolina, Tyler, Texas, Ellen, Texas, and in Valdosta, Georgia.
Her work is in the permanent collections of the Lake Eustis Museum of Art, Eustis, FL, and
the Art and History Museum, in Maitland, Florida.
Aimone, Steve. Live and Learn: Expressive Drawing. Lark Crafts: NYC