About Jean Wiecha
Jean Leibowitz Wiecha is a painter, writer and scientist. Jean writes about art and paints at her home in Portland ME. In 2007 she took grand prize in the Dan Smith painting contest out of over 30,000 entries. Currently, her studio practice focuses on portraiture and landscape, and also on just having fun with paint. Jean holds a doctorate in nutrition and has published many scientific articles and reports as well as an award-winning middle-school health curriculum (Planet Health, Human Kinetics 2001 and 2007). Though largely retired from science, she continues to contribute through writing and consulting.
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