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    I’ve  been an artist since I could remember. The world of color has     fascinated me since my first adventure into a Deluxe Box  Set of 64     Crayola Crayons I received on my fourth birthday. I  could not believe my luck. My first large work was done on a piece  of butcher paper I carefully rolled out on my bedroom-floor onto which I traced my own four-year-old-body. Using all 64 colors to  fill in the form gave me the notion that worlds could be created with  my own hands.

I knew then I was an artist and that resistance was futile.

At that young age, I received my life’s mission. (Cue the music here!)

I realized I needed to create my world and plant myself into the middle of it.

In college I studied painting, but a year before graduating I took a semester off to work. Almost 30 years passed before I went back to school to earn degrees in Fine Art, Shakespeare’s Theater and Creative Non-Fiction. After retiring as the Director of Perform It! Stage Company, a non-profit Shakespearean Theater company I  co-founded 20 years earlier, I returned to my studio, took out my paint box, fired up my computer and started creating my Third Act. 

I now run this online gallery of my work, write a bi-weekly blog and exhibit my paintings in New Hampshire galleries. I was honored when one of my clients recently wrote, “Jan has everything to give in her art that people yearn for: beauty, gentleness, peace, joy, humor, wit. And we love the stories that go along with the paintings.”

I’m married to the love of my life, have two grown daughters and two spunky grandchildren. For the past 47 years I’ve lived in the lakes region on a wisp of land one mile inland from Lake Winnipesaukee where I paint and write myself into the world still using as many colors as I can fit onto each canvas. I currently work with Interior Designers and Art Collectors to bring beauty into their homes and offices.  


Artist Statement

I see painting and writing as a way to explore the exterior world around me as well as the interior landscape of feelings and intuition. I pull meaning from image as I write about each art work. I often use poetry as a starting point for my paintings.

My years of working with Shakespeare gives me a deep appreciation for the written word.  I combine painting with writing through my bi-weekly blog, ArtWord, where I ruminate on the marriage between poetry and painting, and between the silent work of an image and the music of words.

I pull meaning out of experience whenever I apply pen to paper and paint to canvas. Color is the language I'm most fluent in as I seek to capture the way light plays off the natural world.


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