Jan Glazar

“Miss Jan”

Jan Glazar- Director/Instructor

Jan is currently in her 17th year of teaching art through her studio, “Art Start Studio” in Manteno, IL.  She is also the Director of the Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery in Kankakee.  Jan holds degrees in fine art and visual art having studied art, theatre, and early childhood development at Kankakee Community College and Illinois State University. She has also exhibited locally, regionally and nationally.  Her work can also  be found in many private collections.  She is also an inductee into the Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals. Married to Ed, they have 2 creative daughters, Annie, 23 and Jillian, 21.  Besides being a lifelong student of the arts, Jan, is also a member of Acting Out Theatre Company, Community Arts Council of Kankakee, a member of Americans for the Arts, Illinois Arts Alliance,  and Council of Catholic Women at St. Martin of Tours  Jan’s hobbies include volunteering, reading and art, art, ART!!!

Also joining us is:

“Miss Jennifer”

Jennifer Smith

Miss Jennifer is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University, and is a fellow artist herself.   She also the art and preschool teacher at Aquinas Catholic Academy in Kankakee.