Jan Slabaugh was born in Wisconsin and grew
up in the Midwest and Northwest. She lived in
five states by the time she was married at the
age of eighteen.
Largely self-taught, Jan enjoys pencil drawing,
especially portraits and animal sketching. She
delights in putting personality and emotion on
paper. Jan has also worked in watercolor, oil,
acrylic, and charcoal. Her favorite artist is
Leonardo da Vinci and she has spent many
hours studying and practicing his techniques.
Jan has enjoyed teaching art for private school
as well as groups of home school and public
school children. Her husband Bill, who is a
licensed architect, has also taught with her.
For more information or to commission a
portrait, please contact Jan at (208) 365-7186