Born in Texas. Raised in Arkansas, kindergarten through college. Jan followed her heart to the Northeast, and has been happily rooted in Pennsylvania for most of her adult life. Jan fell in love with art as a young child, got a business degree at the University of Arkansas, and chose a career in the creative field of interior design where she has worked with residential clients on the Main Line for over twenty-five years. Circling back to art in recent years, Jan enjoys a robust show and gallery schedule, and is represented year round at Gallery 222 in Malvern, PA. Jan works in oils and creates lush and color rich paintings in her home studio in Phoenixville, PA.