Jan is relatively new to metalsmithing. She earned a graphic design degree from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale and spent 25 years as a professional photographer in the Charlotte area. She has been transitioning from photography into metalsmithing since 2007. She continues to attend workshops and is inspired by the works of the modernist movement and the impressionists.
"I'm excited to be able to create original pieces that are fun to wear."