Jan Rau is an artist using primarily watercolor. In addition she has done oils and pastels, studied art at California State University, Sacramento, Cosumnes River College, the School of Light and Color, Sacramento, Lincoln City Art Gallery, Oregon and privately with David Lobenberg, David Peterson, Dick Beymer, Jan Mishulin and several Elk Grove Fine Arts Center Workshops.
Jan taught at Elk Grove High School for 24 years and 2 years at Covina High School, California. She is a member of the Elk Grove Historical Society and on the Board of Directors for the Rhoads Schoolhouse.
She has been a member of the Board of Directors and was Curator of the Elk Grove Fine Arts Center from 2009. She was Vice President in 2009 and presently is Corresponding Secretary of Elk Grove Fine Arts Center. Jan also has been the Art Workshop Coordinator of the Elk Grove Fine Arts Center from 2009 to 2019.
Jan has shown her artwork at many art competitions such as: The Elk Grove Fine Arts Center Art Walk; Elk Grove Fine Arts Center; Elk Grove First Baptist Church Art Gallery; Elk Grove Artists (EGA) Art Competitions; Elk Grove Multicultural Fine Art Competition and Show; Sacramento Fine Arts Watercolor Art Competition; Stockton Art League Art Competition. See some of Jan’s work here.
Jan has the biggest smile this side of the Mississippi and brightens your day as soon as you see her. Jan is a valued member of the art center and is full of wisdom and understanding that is appreciated by all members of the art community. To see more of Jan's work: