Jan Stevens is a self taught artist with qualifications in photography and garden design. She delights in expanding her experience working with fellow artists and college tutors from institutions such as Christies and West Dean College.
Her first love is water based painting of abstracts. Her contemporary paintings are inspired by nature, space, perspectives, seeing both sides and everyday simplicity in our World. she invites the viewer to reflect and see alternatives. To be creatively insightful and inspired and experience that A HA moment. Every viewer’s experience and emotions can be different depending on their perception of the colours and shapes. She invites the viewer to arrive at their own interpretation. She thrives on exploring the new and unusual, while enjoying the traditional and familiar.
Her intention is to produce and show paintings that through the viewers enjoyment inspires us all to consider alternatives, ask questions and arrive at new ideas that result in appreciation of all things, views and people in this World. She hopes these new ideas can create a way of living an effortless and happier life for everyone.
To give others pleasure and enjoyment through her art is a great way of life.
Jan aims to give and support the art world including charities, galleries and museums.