About Jan Johnston
A current secondary visual arts educator, Jan Johnston holds her Master’s degree in Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. For the last ten years she has been an instructor for the Design Intensive Summer Program at VCU-Qatar, an elective program for high school students focusing on several design disciplines and fine arts. Prior to returning to teaching, she helped develop a study and service course in Guatemala for VCU undergraduates and functioned as project manager on a $1million grant to research the development of an arts-based electronic learning and assessment tool. Jan’s personal interests and artwork includes watercolor, batik and mixed media. Jan also teaches Architecture for the Duke TIP eStudies program.