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            Janet got her start as an artist and sculptor while working in a display studio while in High School in Aurora Illinois.  A full tuition scholarship won during her senior year led her to a degree from the American Academy of Art, Chicago and then to a career as a commercial artist and the Art Director of the Lester Jacobs Advertising Agency. 
 
            After marrying, she and her husband moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where she began painting seriously and full-time.  She immediately began winning many first-place art awards and exhibiting in museums.    After completing the house that they built with their own hands on the coast of Northern California, she and her husband began a series of moves around the country with their two young daughters—Connecticut, Tennessee, Connecticut, Washington, Southern California—At each place, Janet found places to exhibit.
 
            Janet now exhibits her paintings and sculptures in Southern California and paints and sculpts on commission.  You may have seen some of her public sculpture works while driving around Los Angeles.
 
            Janet can be contacted at  janlfoot on ix.netcom.com (To prevent Email spiders from collecting this address, it has been spelled out in long form. Please assemble the address with an at-sign in place of the word "on", omitting the spaces. Thanks!)

 
 
Education:                   Graduate, American Academy of Art, Chicago
                                    Continuing Education:  California University System
                                    Continuing Education:  Betty Davenport Ford
 
Awards:
 
       Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, Whittier, CA                       2003       Honorable Mention
       Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, Whittier, CA                       2002       Honorable Mention
                                    Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, Whittier CA                        1998       First Prize
                                    Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, Whittier CA                        1996       Third Prize
                                    Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, Whittier CA                        1989       Second Prize
                                    Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts, Whittier CA                        1986       Third Prize
                                    Mercer Island Art Festival, Seattle WA                             1976       Purchase Award
                                    Frye Art Museum Annual, Seattle WA                              1975       Honorable Mention
                                    Mercer Island Art Festival, Seattle WA                             1974       Third Prize
                                    Stamford Museum Annual, Stamforn CT                           1972       Third Prize
                                    Stamford Connecticut Art Festival                                    1971       First Prize
                                    Southland Arts Fair, Memphis TN                                     1969      Third Prize
                                    Mid-South Fair, Memphis TN                                           1969       Honorable Mention
                                    Southland Arts Fair, Memphis TN                                     1968       First Prize
                                    Darien Art Show, Darien CT                                            1966       First Prize
                                    Pacifica Art Guild Annual, Pacifica CA                             1965      Grand Prize
                                    Pacifica Art Guild Annual, Pacifica CA                             1964      Grand Prize
                                    Hillsdale Arts Festival, San Mateo CA                                1964      First Prize
                                    San Mateo County Fair, San Mateo CA                            1964       First Prize
                                    Hillsdale Art Festival, San Mateo CA                                 1963       Second Prize
                                    San Mateo County Fair, San Mateo CA                            1962       Honorable Mention
                                    Hillsdale Art Festival, San Mateo CA                                 1962       First Prize
                                    Hillsdale Arts Festival, San Mateo CA                               1961       Second Prize
                                    San Mateo County Fair, San Mateo CA                            1960       Second Prize
                                    Hillsdale Arts Festival, San Mateo CA                               1959       Best of Show
                                    San Mateo County Fair, San Mateo CA                            1959       Honorable Mention
                                    San Mateo County Fair, San Mateo CA                            1958       Best/Show, Purch.
                                    Aurora Art Annual, Aurora IL                                           1957       First Prize
 
Honors:                       National Scholastic Art Award, Full Tuition Scholarship
 
Exhibited:                    Hillcrest Festival of Arts, La Habra, CA  1986, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99,
2000, 01, 02, 03, 04
                                    City of Brea, CA.  Representational Exhibit, 1990
                                    Temple Beth Isreal Art Exhibit, Pomona CA 1986, 1991
                                    San Bernardino County Museum, Wildlife Show, 1991
                                    CS/PG-12 Muckenthaler Center, Fullerton CA, 1978
                                    Pasadena Festival of the Arts, 1977, 1978
                                    Traditional Artists 11th Annual, San Bernardino County Museum, 1977
                                    Inland Exhibition XIII, San Bernardino CA, 1977
                                    Third Annual Juried Show, Center Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA 1977
                                    Solo Show: Griswold’s Art Gallery, Claremont CA
                                    Solo Show: Village Artists, Montrose CA
                                    Frye Museum, Seattle WA
                                    Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Bellevue WA
                                    Bridgeport Art Museum, Bridgeport CT
                                    International Art Exhibitions, Osaka Japan
                                    Mid-South State Fair, Memphis TN
                                    San Mateo Fiesta, CA
                                    California State Fair
                                    San Francisco Art Museum, CA
                                    Oakland Art Museum, CA
 
Commissions:              Outdoor Sculpture “Dancing Gabrielinos” for Industrial Threaded Products, Santa Fe Springs, CA  1995
                                    Various murals for private individuals               
                                    Portraits of individuals and family groups                
                                    Mural painting for physician’s reception
                                    Outdoor Sculpture “Sprit of Freedom” for City of Montclair, CA                                                     1993
                                    Bust of Jim Whittaker, First American to Climb Mt. Everest                                                           1992
                                    Doll heads and hands, Micheal & Co.                                                                                 1990-1992
                                    African Doll, Norman & Norman                                                                                                 1990
                                    Fifty different ceramic figurines, The Catbe Collection                                                         1988-1990
                                    Mechanically Animated Figurines for Television, The Art Studio                                                    1989
                                    Collector Plate Designs, Firehouse Limited Editions                                                             1982-1986
                                    Human-Size Television Character, Lipscomb Grain & Seed Co.                                            1985-1986
                                    Collector Plate Designs, Briarcrest Collectibles                                                                            1982
                                    Creative Responsibility for Adertising Art, Lester Jacobs Agcy.                                                     Various
                                    Three Dimensional Displays, Dunlap Displays                                                                              Various