Coloured etching of root tips and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.

Jean w Duncan artist and printmaker.

Jean works as a teacher with Fife College and holds an honorary position as artist in the school of the Environment at the University of Dundee.

She is currently involved in research into heritage  barley varieties with a group of barley geneticists at the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie.  Previous projects at the Jhi include , working collaboratively with  with Nasstec (The Native Seed Science Technology and Conservation Initial Training Network) with early stage researchers and produce a handmade paper screen for the Nasstec final conference at the Royal Botanic Garden in Kew in October 2017.

This year she has  completed a Sefari funded project ‘ The beauty of Roots’ working with Paula Pongrac from the James Hutton Institute in Invergowrie, the work has been shown in the  University of Dundee, The Scottish Parliament, and Scottish Natural Heritage at Perth. It will be shown in the University of Ljubljana in June 2020.


Jean is a member of ‘Printroom’ a group of artist printmakers who use the DCA print studio facilities.


Group members work will be showing at the Frames Gallery in Perth in February 2019 .