Jan S. Heginbotham
Jan Heginbotham has created two fairly distinct periods of work; the more recent is abstracted figurative, influenced by Cycladic, African and many other sources. The earlier work is more representionally figurative, influenced by the human body, classical and early 20th Century sculpture.
Her sculpture has been shown locally and nationally. One-person and significant exhibitions include Cannon Rotunda (US Congressional Building), Washington, DC, Staunton Fine Art Association (VA Museum Affiliate), Staunton, VA, Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, MD, Rockville Civic Center (Glenview Mansion), MD, and many other venues including universities, colleges and private galleries.
Juried and invitational exhibitions are numerous, including Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD, Nathan D. Rosen Museum, Boca Raton, FL, Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA, Attleboro Museum, MA, Owensboro Museum, KY,
Audobon Artists Annual, NYC, Allied Artists of America, NYC and many more.
She is currently shown by Burton-Marinkovich Fine Art in Washington, DC, and also by Chama Art International on the internet.
She has received awards from the Washington County Museum (MD Metals Inc. Award), American University (Graduate Sculptors Award), Scottsdale Artists School (scholarship), Mayor & Mrs. Marion Barry (Exhibitors Award), Allied Artists of America (Members & Associates Award & Orion Nova Award), and others.
A public commission for Montgomery County Public Schools in Burtonsville, MD was created for Paint Branch High School. Her sculptures are in many private collections.
Education: MFA Sculpture, American University, (Teaching Fellowship)
-BA University of MD, College Park
-Private sculpture study with Boris Blai, Philadelphia, PA
“Charm" - 2000/04c, bronze & wood
8.75” x 3.75” x 1.75”