Janice Barclay

Janice has been an artist and painter for many years. She was interested in art since High School. Janice completed art classes as a special interest ever since. Janice has a Degree from University of Waterloo in Therapeutic Recreation and a Bachelor of Education Degree from University of Ottawa. She enjoyed a long career as an Elementary School teacher where she would incorporate art into her lessons whenever possible. She encouraged the children to enjoy the process and not just focus on the end product. Janice also worked for one year as an Arts Consultant working to bring the arts alive in classrooms for her fellow teacher colleagues. Janice has run summer art workshops for adults with developmental disabilities. She enjoys the creative process and experimenting with new techniques. Janice particularly loves playing with texture through various mixed media. Janice hopes to continue learning and creating and sharing her love of the arts for many years to come.