Jan is a third generation artist, originating from Stamford, Connecticut. Her work reflects a realistic-impressionistic style. A member of the Maine Women in the Arts Society, Jan was appointed Director of Visual Arts at Arts Rochester, a non-profit art education facility. Before relocating to New England, Jan's watercolor paintings were exhibited with a gallery on the island of Boca Grande, Florida. The artist's original paintings can be found in private collections throughout the United States.