Watercolors By Jane Huggins

Fine Watercolor Art by Jane Huggins

Jane Huggins is a dedicated watercolor artist, working professionally for over 20 years.  She strives to protect her hard-earned work by using all archival materials.  

Naples, Florida has been her home for more than 8 years.  Jane is focusing on painting and teaching in her own private studio.  This studio is in the gallery, Art2Aaze, at 6210 Shirley Street, Naples, Florida.  The gallery hosts several other artists, working together to display their Art to the Public.  The gallery is part of the Naples Art District.

Being born in 1951 as a middle child,  Jane was never bored.  She had many interests, but her creativity and curiosity has always directed her activity.  Her parents nurtured her interests with art supplies matching whatever she wanted to create. 

Sewing, needle work, singing, writing music playing the clarinet, guitar and now piano, have always kept her busy.  gardening, cooking, and decorating numerous homes have all been art creative endeavors.

Later she was a professional clown creating her costumes props and stories.  She taught clowning to others and headed up a clown alley (club).

Being in Girl Scouts led to a love of nature and being outdoors. She also learned she was good at teaching in scouts, becoming a camp aid, counselor and then a leader.

She quit band to take art in high school.  Although her education goal was to become an elementary teacher, she took art as a second major in art.  Jane Received a Bachler and Master’s degree in both areas, graduating with honors.

Jane married, and was surprised that her first teaching job was to take a two year job to replace the present art teacher who took a principle’s position.  It never occurred to her to become an art teacher.  She taught in an equipped art room, teaching kindergarten thru 5th grade.

Working with the music teacher the designed and constructed set and props for school plays.  Later she took a position as third grade teacher, when the art teacher returned.  She love teaching reading and math and used her art skills to make her room an exciting environment.

At the same time she was designing and painting sets for a local theater group, which won awards.  She also sang and acted in the plays.