Jan Small

Jan Small has been a member of the Fremont Area Writers for the past nine years.  She serves as Book Signing chairperson (9 years), scheduling events at NewPark Mall, at libraries in Fremot, Newark, Union City and at other venues.
She is an award winning artist, writer, teacher has successfully conducted a school of art for the past 50 years. Her art has been exhibited nationally and internationally, seen on television, published in newspapers and magazines, and purchased for public and private collections.
She has lectured and demonstrated to art associations, churches and Christian organizations.  Jan has taught art classes through College of Holy Names, Oakland, CA, Fremont School District, Fremont Recreation Department. She has taught special classes to the mentally and physically handicapped, to senior citizens and to abandoned and abused children at Alameda County Juvenile Hall.
Jan’s first published story was in Aunt Elsie’s column of the Oakland Tribune when she was 11 years old.  It was a story about her pet chameleon lizard.  Jan won an Aunt Elsie pin for her efforts.   
She has self-published the following books:
Healing By His Design is about designing your feelings and giving them to God to heal.
Revelation Illustrated has 214 paintings and stories about the paintings.
The Making of An Artist – The First 70 Years, an autobiography about how God made this artist.
Inspirations Of A Tour Of Dreamworks Studios is made up of illustrations and stories by  Jan and her students of creatures never before created.
What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? Is a children’s book. 
How To Draw and Paint A Cat 34 Ways  Is an amusing book of illustrated cats in different professions.
Awesome Art By Jan Small’s Art Students is a book about Jan’s Students’ Art Exhibit at the Cultural Corner in NewPark Mall.
Jan Small and Students’ Prophetic Art Workshop Exhibit December 2014 includes Jan and her students’ art work and stories about the art.  This was also at the Cultural Corner in NewPark Mall.
How I Hear Him tells stories of how God talks to her and how she uses the information
Thy Heavenly Giver a book about the searching Jan went through to find out “Why God did you take my babies.”
Zootangle Colored “tangles” of animals, stories and character descriptions. It also includes 2 uncolored “tangles” of each animal for you to color, plus photos of the animals at the Oakland Zoo.
It’s About Art! includes all the paintings and art not included in her other books – 647 pieces in all.
Jan Small’s Art Class Lessons a work in progress.  It is all the lessons Jan teaches in her art classes.
She holds 4 classes a week in her studio. She continues to write the books and paint the visions given to her by our Heavenly Father. She serves on the Board of the Fremont Area Writers Group.  Jan resides in Fremont, CA, with her husband, Larry. Her sons and their families live nearby. 
Her work and contact information can be seen on her web site: www.jansmall.com
She maybe contacted by email, jan@jansmall.com or by phone: 510.656.1844