Jan R Carson will be the 2018-2019 Studio Art BA/BFA Assessor/Juror.
Jan earned her M.F.A. in ﬁbers at Colorado State University. Since 2005, she has been designing and fabricating commissioned, site-speciﬁc artworks for corporations and public spaces. Her aerial sculptures and textile artworks are in the collections of notable clients including Kaiser Permanente, Centura Health, Park Nicollet, and Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital.
As the artist-owner of Moon-Lily Mobiles, Inc. since 1999, Jan built a reputation for her production line of silk leaf mobiles both nationally and globally. In 2013, her site-speciﬁc installations, Flowering Almond Tree Mobiles and Tree Mobiles in Four Seasons, were both ﬁnalists in the Collaboration of Design + Art
(CoDA) Award worldwide competition. Her textile art earned Creative Innovation and Best of Show awards in Fort Collins and Denver, Colorado juried exhibitions. In 2018, she won the Arrow Five Years Out Art Challenge for her innovative pairing of textile art and LED light.
Born in Oklahoma, Jan now lives in Loveland, Colorado. Her education includes a BA in Art and Bachelor of University Studies from Oklahoma State University, and a student printmaking internship with Universal Limited Art Editions in New York.
Thursday April 11, 2019
6:00 – 7:00pm
109 Bartlett Center, OSU