(719) 502-3143 | Jenna.Shearn@PikesPeak.edu
Box D37, Downtown | DT-S116
Jenna Shearn was born into art. Ever since she can remember, she was always creating. In her early childhood, she was always drawing, painting, collaging and cutting shapes out of wood on a jigsaw. The creative process was a way of life. Art was integrated into her family life and woven into each day. Growing up in Black Forest, Colorado, void of television she was surrounded by nature. Jenna used imagination as a form of entertainment. These formative years left a mark in her experience and the creative process is now a part of her everyday life.
Trying to find your way through life can be challenging and exciting. Jenna Shearn cares about the students at Pikes Peak State College, not just in art, photography, and multimedia and graphic design but also as people who want to make create a successful and satisfying mark in their lives.
Jenna Shearn began her professional career in 1990 Boulder, Colorado working with
clients mostly in the artistic fields. She also worked for Sounds True and recorded
remarkable authors such as Caroline Myss, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Pema Chodron.
Jenna Shearn was Department Chair for the Multimedia Graphic Design Department from
1998 to 2011. She developed the MGD student internship program and manages the Perkins
financial budget for the MGD Program. Jenna is an advocate for the mission of the
Art Department, Multimedia Graphic Design Department and the Photography Department.
She earned her Masters degree in the Art of Teaching at Colorado College in 2009.
Her job responsibilities at Pikes Peak State College have consisted of:
She has been involved with many charity and cultural organizations including: El Paso Country Nature Center, Colorado Balloon Classic, One Nation Walking Together, San Isabel Land Protection Trust, Indie Spirit Film Festival, High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival, and Iron Springs Chateau.