Swimming Out Of The Fill
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Jan is an award-winning artist known for her colored pencil, watercolor and mixed media images. Altruistic accomplishments include painting a cow for Kows for Kids entitled Art Mooveau and a door for the Lake Oswego Art Foundation. Her fine art appears in galleries and shows throughout the Northwest and the United States. In addition, her work has been published in books, magazines, on posters and greeting cards worldwide. As an active arts educator, Jan pioneered the Art After Hours program for high school students and adults at the Tigard /Tualatin School District. Her goal is to give individuals a glimpse of wonder and magic in our confusing world. Inspired by exploring new places, Jan achieves her goal through her interpretations of light and shape. Jan is a motivational speaker, technique instructor, curator and juror of shows. She is the 2002 Secondary Art Educator of the Year in the State of Oregon.
"The Landfillart Project is a great way to raise awareness of the human neglect of our environment. In a three mile stretch of I-5 in Portland, Oregon, I counted 26 hubcaps on the side of the freeway. We need to make better decisions for our planet."Jan Rimerman