Since the age of five, Jan has been

"making art", and has been a  professional artist throughout her whole life.  She started her career working for Hallmark Cards and has been working as a freelance illustrator and licensing product designer for a number of years.  When not working on her Mac, she has a passion for creating "stuff" with her hands, crafting in many different mediums including textiles, beading, and upcycling "old things" into new.  She has a love for unconventional fashion and jewelry design.  You can find a few of her handmade items in her Etsy shop.

 Jan has two children, Amy and Bryan, and lives with her husband, Roger along with her little rescue pup, Dolly Dee.

Clients include: Open Road Brands, Hobby Lobby, Papyrus, American Greetings, Target, Design Design, Unicef, Legacy, Magnet Works, Hallmark Cards, Peaceable Kingdom Press, Augsburg Fortress, Highlights, Scholastic, Houghton Mifflin, Harcourt, Compass Point Books, Peter Pauper Press, Walmart, Creative Coop Certified International, Andrews McMeel.