Jean Schnell is an emerging artist in fine art photography.  After retiring from a career as a nurse and a health coach, she has been immersing herself in the photography world.  Two recent projects focus on buildings: a series on the abandoned Marine Hospital in Martha’s Vineyard and all twenty-three Quaker meetinghouses in Massachusetts. 

Her recent work has been exhibited in solo exhibits including the Feldman Family Art Space on Martha’s Vineyard, the Friends Meeting of Cambridge and at Pendle Hill Quaker Retreat Center in Wallingford, PA.  Jean’s photographs have also been exhibited in a portfolio showcase in the Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, NY.  as well as in group shows in the New England region. 

In 2017, Jean’s Quaker meetinghouse photographs have been featured in Lenswork and Yankee Magazines. She was also a featured artist on Aspect Initiative online gallery.  Her photographs have been featured in the Friends Journal accompanied by her article called “Framing the Light: Quaker Meetinghouses as Space and Spirit.” 

Jean's CV is available upon request