Jan Bennicoff, artist, writer, and classically trained soprano, received a B.A. in drawing and painting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her work focuses on oils, egg tempera, alkyds, and watercolor. Well rounded in the arts, she also has a B.M. in vocal education from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as well as graduate credits in vocal performance from the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. See her website at: www.jan-Bennicoff.artistwebsites.com
Bennicoff got her start writing and illustrating for the Outpost Exchange, a natural food publication in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
After moving to New Hampshire, the Nashua Telegraph, the southwestern New Hampshire newspaper, utilized her talents as a writer, photographer and artist. Bennicoff wrote and illustrated a weekly food column as well as a cookbook review and who’s who column. As a critic, her byline appeared on weekly music, dance and theatre previews and reviews.
Bennicoff wrote and illustrated for Today’s Woman Magazine in Springfield, Mo.
A ten year member of the Springfield Visual Arts Alliance, Bennicoff wrote and edited the group’s newsletter. Previously she served as exhibits director and president. Bennicoff was a juried member of Best of Missouri Hands.
After moving to Florida, she joined Panama City Artists and The City Arts Cooperative. Jan is also a director at CityArts Cooperative where she teaches drawing and watercolor. www.cityartscooperative.com