“Living in Three Rivers means that my camera is often in my pocket while I am walking, because everywhere I go, I see subjects to paint. It has always been my goal to represent the beauty of Tulare County in my artwork.
One of the most prestigious honors I have ever received was to be invited to paint an ornament for the White House Christmas Tree in 2007. I credit Mr. Tom Stroben with teaching me to draw in 6th grade at Ivanhoe Elementary School; his attention to detail and specific instruction started me down the path of realism.
In addition to painting and drawing, I am an avid knitter; I think of it as “cross training”!
Standing on the platform of a flat bed truck, Jana is painting a mural in Exeter, California.
Her chronicle of the process is now on Day 38…. cabinart.net/wordpress
The mountains of Mineral King, in Sequoia National Park, have been her painters’ heart connection for a long while.