Life as an Artist  

The world of color has fascinated me since my first adventure into a Deluxe Box Set of 64 Crayola Crayons I received on my fifth birthday. 

I  could not believe my luck.             

My first large work was done on a piece of butcher paper I carefully rolled  across my bedroom-floor onto which I traced my own five-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 realize now, looking back on it, that I became an artist at the tender age of five and that from that point on resistance was futile.

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 monthly newsletter called ArtWord, 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 48 years I’ve lived in the lakes region on a slice of land one mile inland from Lake Winnipesaukee where I paint and write myself into the world.

I currently work with Interior Designers and Art Collectors to bring beauty into their homes and offices and teach workshops and classes in Creativity and Art out of my studio.












Artist Statement

For me, painting is the way I explore the exterior world as well as the interior landscape of feelings and intuition. Joy is central to my art.

My current work explores the colorful way we communicate with not only one another, but with our selves, as well.

Using layers of asemic writing along with images and visual symbols, I'm investigating the mystery of how we generate new ideas and communicate intuitively with the outside world. 





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