Janice Tanton Numbered Print Signed 175/390 Janice Yanton “Peaches and Cream” Measures 39″ wide x 32″ tall (includes frame)
Tanton was born on October 25, 1961 in Oshawa, Ontario and is the daughter of George and Jacqueline Tanton. Her birth parents were Doug Hunter and Louise Brown, both deceased, of Toronto. After graduating from R.S. McLaughlin C.V.I., she attended the BFA (Acting) program at the University of Windsor for two years and continued her post-secondary education, graduating from the Graphic Design Program at Durham College. Tanton continued her interest in the arts, working professionally in theatre, graphic design, and sales, and launched an art publishing and design company in 1989.
She sold her original and published artwork in Canada and the United States, while operating two commercial galleries in Burford and Stratford, Ontario. She was a delegate to the first 1999 Businesswomen’s Summit between Canada and the U.S. She has held membership in the Society of Tempera Painters, Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), and WEC (Women Entrepreneurs of Canada) and has participated on Team Canada Trade and Export missions.
From 1996 to 2006 she was the creative director and illustrator of Country Home Candle.