Started life in Nothern Ontario, studied & trained in drawing and painting with instructor Ernest Taylor, associate & friend of Fred Varley of the famed Group of Seven. Varley was a huge influence on Taylor's artistic approach & teaching ability. Ernest Taylor would arrange for Jan to attend & draw at high profile court-room trials. The drawings would be published in the city newspaper, to illustrate cases.
Associate of The Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) and completed 4 years of fine arts, achieving honors in drawing. Independent studies in Paris, France, involving gallery tours, cultural events, studio work and art history.
Specializing in drawing, diversified in creative imaging, caricatures, groups, individual color works and special event entertainment caricatures.
Exceptional ability and skill in capturing likeness' and expressions, in various genres and mediums. Additional experience in line linear- graphic facilitation for strategic marketing firms and advertising agencies, in USA, UK and Canada.
Jan Walsh Art Caricatures, Special Events, Graphics, Design
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