Jan Atamian . . .
. . . studied painting, drawing, and illustration at Syracuse University B.F.A., and received a master's degree in Art Education from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. For over thirty years, she has lived in the village of Lake Pleasant in Montague, Massachusetts. In her rose-colored cottage, she has found creative expression through drawing, painting, mixed media, and fabric art. Jan has also written and illustrated a variety of books including; a biking travel memoir, a graphic novel, two children's books, and two of poetic verse.
In addition, Jan has worked as a muralist painter in Nicaragua, an art teacher in public schools, a counselor facilitating art groups for adolescents in community mental health, and at a community homeless shelter.