Award winning and widely published artist Jan Henderson offers affordable original acrylic, oil and colored pencil paintings in styles from: Contemporary, Abstract, Figurative and Wildlife. Commissioned originals are welcomed. Cat and dog paintings are a specialty. Limited Edition, Open Edition and Giclee prints are also available. The Artful Heart Center is where members come to art groups in Salt Lake City. Jan is a very experienced artist and now available online as a mentor/coach.

Abstract Gallery  

Students projects in acrylic, oil, pastel, colored pencil and clay are featured on these pages. Each student works on a project of their own choosing (with some guidance) so there is an amazing variety of styles and techniques on display. And, the Student Art Shows are are the best.

Specialty Works Gallery  

This is a new service for experienced artists who could use some help and instruction but can't attend classes or the classes are full. I can tell you what is wrong, and how to fix it, give you suggestions to polish that unfinished project or help you with composition, etc. Email me at and a detailed outline including costs will be sent to you.


Acrylic on Acrylic Gallery  

Fabulous and realistic wildlife, African and nature paintings in oil and colored pencil. Featured in the Best of Colored Pencil I & II and US Art News. Winner of the 'Best of Show' for the National Endangered Species Society, etc. Jan's art has been widely publlished as posters, limited edition prints, wallpaper borders, needlepoint kits, etc.

Wildlife/Animal Gallery  

Contemporary/abstract original acrylic and oil paintings on canvas or board. Most are gallery wrapped and ready to hang. See the 'prints' section above for giclee prints of several paintings in this gallery and in the Wildlife Gallery.

Commissions Gallery  

Colored pencil or oil pet portrait/paintings of your favorite past or present furry friend. Affordable, realistic and inspirational plus guaranteed to bring enjoyment and good memories every day. Capturing the personality of each pet is a specialty.