Artist Statement

Janis Howes is a Seattle area natural science illustrator who has been active in the graphic arts for the past 30 years. She has a detailed and realistic style that captures the light and color of her subjects and focuses on specific details. She is intrigued by beauty found in the natural world and the science behind every subject that she illustrates.


Janis earned a certificate in Natural Science Illustration from the University of Washington in Seattle in the Spring of 2016, and an AAAS degree in Graphic Design from Shoreline Community College in 2004. She has shown her art at Schack Art Center in Everett, WA, Gallery North in Edmonds, WA, The Burke Museum and UW Health Hall, Shorelake Art Gallery and has participated in juried art shows in the Seattle area for the past 15 years.

Member, GNSINW, Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Northwest.

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