Jan Thompson: Watercolor Show
Starting as a fashion illustrator, Jan Thompson has turned her attention to painting in watercolors and oils. Thompson studied at the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, FL, the Academy of Art in Rome, Italy and the American Academy of Art in Chicago. She utilized her commercial artwork in fashion in Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Chicago.
Work by Thompson has been shown in juried shows at the Anderson Art Center and the Wustum Museum.
The exhibit opens with a reception at 6pm on First Friday, August 1st and runs through the month of August. First Friday is the popular downtown Racine event where businesses stay open late and the Racine Art Museum does not charge an entrance fee.
Artists Gallery, located at 401 Main Street in downtown Racine, is open Wednesday through Saturday 11-5pm and Sunday from 1-4pm. The gallery is open on “First Fridays” in months August through December and “Third Friday” August 15th, from 11am to 9pm. For more information see www.ArtistsGalleryinRacine.com or call 262-635-9332.