While walking through natural landscapes of Waterloo Region, I am drawn to capture brilliant colours, unusal weather conditions or the simple beauty of my surroundings. I delight in the exploration of texture, patterns and movement of the foliage and skies.
Jane drew as a teenager and has always been involved in an artistic vein throughout her adult life. Although, Jane began painting professionally in watercolour twenty-one years ago, she is now focusing on acrylics and oils to capture local scenes with intriguing light.
Jane is a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Society of Artists (KWSA). She has been an Executive member of Uptown Gallery in the Shops, Waterloo for the past thirteen years. She has been accepted and won awards in a number of juried shows in Kitchener-Waterloo, Etobicoke and Barrie. Her work has been displayed in both Kitchener and Waterloo Libraries, Homer Watson Gallery, many commercial locations, and she also shows her work at Frames by Verne in Kitchener. She has completed several well received commissions.
Jane is self-taught and has taken workshop instruction from Vicki Brophy, Donnah Cameron, David Crow, Art Cunanan, Laura Cootes, Barry McCarthy, Ken MacFarlane, Sheila MacDonald Roberts, Cathy Groulx ,Laura Urquhart and Andrew Sookrah, and Sheila Davis just to name a few. She has studied under the expert guidance of watercolourist Bert Williams for four years