Jan is a contemporary abstract artist who was born on Leap Year in Victoria, BC. Jan’s art education includes the Victoria College of Art, Art School Victoria, Blu Smith Art, Bill Porteous Studio, and the Metchosin International Summer School of Arts.
Jan’s paintings have appeared at the Royal BC Museum for the Creatively United Sustainability Showcase, Metchosin Art Gallery, the LOOK Show, Scattered Artists Studio Tour, Artishow at the Empress Hotel, Arts Centre at Cedar Hill, Bowker Creek Brush-up Artist Show, Goward House, Saanich Municipal Hall, Ministry of Health, Legacy Art Gallery and in Jiangmen, China.
Jan enjoys helping children explore their creative potential. She finds it rewarding to see the smiles on the children’s faces and the fun that they have with the artsREACH programs.