Jana is as passionate about teaching as she is about painting.
Catch some of her contagious enthusiasm, while learning new techniques, amazing color blends, and more. She's as comfortable and effective in a large group setting as one-on-one. Register for workshops and events here:
SAVE THE DATE: June 14-20, and June 21-28, 2020
Watercolor Workshop in the Dordogne region of France!
Stay, dine, and paint at a centuries-old castle situated on 240 acres. Each student gets a private room and bath. Chef-prepared meals onsite while at the castle. We will paint outdoors on the castle grounds as well as in neighboring villages. Daily demonstrations. This is not to be missed!
Click here to make a deposit: Paint at the Castle
Email me at email@example.com for more info.
June 29, 2019
Plein Air excursion in San Francisco
Announcing a 2- to 3- hour plein air outing on the coast!
No travel arrangements, just a fun painting session.
Click here for information and registration: PASF Reg
Starting May 31, 2019
Plein Air Fridays
Outdoor painting sessions with demonstration and participation, happening on various Fridays throughout the summer. Just $25 to join the fun ($20 in advance though the website). Click here for details and to register. Plein Air Fridays
• Courses at Utah Valley University
• Private and small group lessons
• Contact the artist directly (through the contact tab above)
October 4, 2018
UVU Institutional Learning Department Retreat
Watercolor workshop: Mt. Timpanogos
September 24, 2016, 10-1
Plein-air painting in Provo Canyon
Gather with other women interested in doing something creative, admiring the beautiful autumn color and creating some beauty of our own. Watch Jana create one of her signature watercolors, and let her guide you through the painting process to create your own watercolor original.
All materials provided, hand-selected by Jana.
Contact Kara VanDyke for more information
July 18–26, 2016
Hiking and Painting in the Alps
Plein-Air painting in the Jungfrau region of Switzerland
surrounded by wildflowers, soaring peaks, unimaginable greens, quaint villages, walled castles, and over 70 waterfalls.
Click here for Details
Hosted by Alpenwild.com
February 13–14, 2015
Dixie Watercolor Society
Technique: Negative Painting
Contact: Isabel Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> 435-635-2342
Jana is regularly exhibiting her work throughout the state and the intermountain west. Find out where the latest shows are happening:
May 14-June 22
Art of Our Century: Shadow & Light
575 East University Parkway N250
Orem, UT, 84097
Opening reception: May 14, 6-8pm
"Walk Toward the Light," 22 x 30
"Esperando", 15 x 15
May 3-May 25, 2019
Utah Watercolor Society Spring Open Exhibition
Eccles Community Art Center
2580 Jefferson Ave, Ogden, UT
Opening Reception: Friday, May 10 5:30-7:30
"Hydrangea and Lantana," 22 x 30
February 15-March 15, 2019
Labor + Love
See all 36 paintings from my new cookbook,
Kitchen Alchemy, on display as part of this amazing show focused on 11 Utah artists who all happen to be women.
550 N University Ave
Provo, UT 84601
February 15, 7-9pm
November 7, 2018—February 22, 2019
Bank of Utah Invitational Show
"Sunrise Over Bear Lake (June 30)"
"Fireworks on the Ridge Trail" (July 4)"
"Timp Transitions: Winter Into Spring"
Bank of Utah
3670 N University Ave, Provo
November 9—December 14, 2018
Debut of abstract paintings from the upcoming cookbook:
"Asian Kale Salad"
"Raspberry Bread Pudding"
"Blueberry Bran Muffins"
230 S 500 West, #125
Salt Lake City
October 2 -December 9, 2018
UVU Faculty Show
Woodbury Museum, University Place
July 13 - August 3 UWS-CVC Summer Show
Theme "Midsummer Moments"
"Sunrise Over Bear Lake (June 30)" - Honorable Mention award
"Fireworks on the Ridge Trail (July 4)"
Fuhrimans Fine Art, 75 S Main St, Logan
June 22-July 15, 2018 UWS Small Works Show
Theme: "Connecting with the beauty of nature"
Red Butte Gardens: 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City
"Hydrangea Fireworks" SOLD
June 2, 2018 "Light on the Reef" plein air auction, Torrey UT
"In the Distance, a Castle Looms..." (First Place award) SOLD
"Sisters on the banks of the Fremont" SOLD
"Storm clouds Over Torrey" SOLD
June 2018 - May 2019 Utah Watercolor Society
"Madonna of Manhattan" will be traveling to small towns and rural locations throughout the state as part of this show.
May 2018-Utah Watercolor Society Spring Show
The Visual Art Institute, Highland Drive
"Madonna of Manhattan"
March 2017 through January, 2018
Jana is one of two featured artists dotting the walls of this hip, lively gathering place. A wide array of landscapes and florals, ranging in size from 4 x 10 to 22 x 30. Twelve originals in all. Coffee Pod: 426 W. Bulldog Blvd., Provo
December 9, 2016 through April 28, 2017
UVU Administration Building
Vice Presidential Office Suite
"Red Willows, Oakley" was selected by UVU VP Olsen from the faculty show at the Woodbury Art Museum to hang on campus Spring Semester.
UVU Campus, Browning Administration Building, Orem
November 12—February 25, 2016
AmBank Invitational Art Show
Jana is the featured artist at this local show, with over 20 paintings available for purchase. Prices from $100. Sizes range from 5 x 7 and 4 x 8 to 26 x 40.
Sales support UVU's Susan Parkinson Scholarship
AmBank: 3670 North University Ave., Provo
March 20–May 2, 2015, UWS-CVC Spring Open
Logan Fine Art Gallery: 60 West 100 North, Logan, Utah 84321
Theme: Origins and Destinations (Award of Merit)
February 10, 5:30-7:30 pm Edgemont Sweet•Art Auction. Original watercolors available for bid on the silent auction. Jana will also be doing live watercolor demonstrations that evening.
November 29, 12 noon-7 pm
Parkin Residence: 3762 N 1020 East, Provo UT 84604
For one day only, Noon to 7 p.m. Jana will be opening up her home and studio to friends and family, filling every wall with available paintings. Also for sale will be books, notecards, bookmarks, giclée prints—gifts for every budget. Refreshments and door prizes.
November 21, 2014–January 2, 2015, UWS-CVC show
Logan Fine Art Gallery: 60 West 100 North, Logan, Utah 84321
Theme: Origins and Destinations
November 13, 2014–January 9, 2015, AmBank Invitational
AmBank, 3670 N University Avenue, Provo, UT 84604
Reception: Nov. 14, 5-8pm
Sales support UVU Art Department's Scholarships
September 1–November 1
Faculty Spotlight: UVU AVC Faculty members Catherine Downing and Jana Parkin present work from their recent plein-air adventures in Capitol Reef.