|Born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Jan now lives in Fort Collins, Colorado. She has worked professionally as the artist-owner of Moon-Lily Silk Mobiles since 1999. Her "Stylized Leaf" and "Dogwood Mobile" were both finalists for the prestigious NICHE Award (2002/2009), honoring excellence and innovation in American and Canadian craft. You can find her art mobiles in galleries, boutiques, and museum stores throughout the United States.|
|Jan earned her M.F.A. in fibers at Colorado State University, and both a B.A. in Art and B.U.S. from Oklahoma State University. While an undergraduate student, she was awarded an internship at Universal Limited Art Editions, one of the premier fine art print workshops in the country. Stemming from a background in textile art, her works are created from various silks, fine gauge wire, and other delicate materials. Since 2005, she has been designing and fabricating commissioned, site-specific suspended works for corporations and public spaces.