Janet Taylor is a Chicago based art educator, teaching artist, and artist.
Janet spent the first decade of her career as a scenic artist, painting and sculpting for theatre, film, and commercial industries in NYC and Chicago.
In 2010, Janet earned an M.Ed. in secondary education where she has continued her career as a nationally recognized art educator. Throughout her teaching career, Janet brought her wide range of skills into the classroom through drawing, photography, sculpture, metalsmithing, and more. As a multi-discipline artist, her interest in continually exploring a variety of materials, techniques, and processes is evident throughout her work as an educator and artist today.
Currently, Janet balances her art making practice with teaching art and art educators in higher education. She resides in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband, two children, and two land snails (Peanut Butter and Jelly).