Jan Ettlinger Tymorek was born in Highland Park, Illinois, into a family of artistic souls whom she considers her inspiration. While she always loved to draw, and took the occasional art class, she is not formally trained as an artist and is mainly self-taught as a photographer. Jan completed her undergraduate degree at Goddard College, with concentrations in pretechnological ceramics and anthropology, in 1974. She completed her M.S. Ed. at Massachusetts College of Art, 1976, in Art Education. Jan currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin. To contact her regarding projects or sales, please email her at jantymorek@gmail.com