Born and raised in Canada, Jan Lord studied art from the time she was in Grade School. During her childhood, she could be seen painting during the summer months in the beautiful parks in Vancouver, B.C. Throughout her career, she has studied under a variety of Canadian and American watercolor and acrylic artists.Jan has found her total and unique style through many great instructors. Her techniques include acrylic and oil pastels, glazing, and adding a variety of elements such as aluminum, graphite, paper, iron, nuts and bolts.
Jan’s true inspiration comes from music, the rhythm and words will have an emotional effect and transmit in the art, as well, forms and shapes of people will appear. Her abstract work is known for its layered color fields and textured surfaces. She specializes in working with oils, acrylics, charcoal, graphite and mixed media on wood panels.