Jean Collier Hurley captures the vibrant pulse of city life in prints, photo essays and illustrated books for corporate workspace collections, private collectors, gifts to charitable organizations, and selected exhibitions. She has also written essays about art, artists, and cultural trends and is working on an illustrated memoir.

    Her artistic vision has evolved over a lifetime of formal studies in art and photography including master classes with accomplished figures in the arts. Her recent studies include urban design at Stanford University, book design at the Rhode Island School of Design, and street photography in New York City and Paris with renowned photojournalist Peter Turnley.

    Jean's professional and philanthropic interests focus on initiatives that aid the world’s most vulnerable populations. She lives in San Francisco and is actively engaged in supporting contemporary art and design, running, travel, theater, symphony, and artisanal coffee houses.

    Jean was a 2015 Inaugural Fellow in the Stanford University Distinguished Careers Institute, and she holds a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Stanford University and an MBA in Finance from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley.