Janis has studied in oil, water color, zinc plate etching, bronze sculpture and several other mediums. She studied art at Washington State University and with a number of nationally and internationally recognized artists including Ernest Caviness, Michael Clements, Leon Holmes (Australia), John Wilson (Australia), Joe Paquet, Suzie Baker, and Morgan Samuel Price among others. She currently sells originals, gicle’ and aluminum prints at Totally Hawaiian Gift Gallery in Whaler’s Village, Lahaina, Maui.
Subject matter has varied over the years but Janis’ favorites are people, animals, landscapes and local folk. Her next show will be in Clarkston, Washington at the Valley Art Center.
Janis moved from the Northwest to Maui in 1979 and resides in Lahaina with her husband, Jeff and two cats.