KNOW YOUR ARTIST
Janet Watkins is a self taught artist. Her career began just a few years ago after retiring from a 30 year career in banking. As an artist, she enjoys working with several mediums including earthenware clay, stoneware, porcelain, mosaic, and glass. Each one of her hand-built pieces are uniquely whimsical and beautifully detailed. She was a panel speaker during the National Ceramic (NCECA) Conference. She is a member of Women of Visions Organization, and a member of the Craftman's Guild of Pittsburgh. Many of her larger sculptural pieces have been exhibited in galleries including the Carnegie Museum of Art, Wilmer Jennings Gallery NYC, University of Pittsburgh Fine Art Gallery, Society of Contemporary Craft BYN, August Wilson Gallery, Moka Gallery, Kelly Strayhorn Art Gallery, Sewickley Library Art Gallery, Pittsburgh Center Arts & Media Gallery, and Touchstone Gallery.