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Jan Sorenson


I grew up downstate IL, the fourth child of nine. My dad worked a lifetime at the local brewery. He invented and built most anything he needed. Mom supplemented their income by baking creative cakes, pies and cookies. Their love for each other and cohesive joviality was certainly an inspiration, as every problem could be solved with creativity. What a gift to inherit! I love challenging myself with new and exciting adventures. Watercolor painting gives me an outlet to express any subject matter with an infinite variety of techniques.

Watercolors are so versatile, so intricate and so intriguing. I trust the medium to express the emotions of love, the coarse bark of a palm tree, and the colors of an Arizona sunset. There is much potential to reveal yet.