news

National Press

Studio Visit Magazine
Studio Visit is a  juried artist publication. 
Jan’s artwork is included in Volume 20, pages 74 and 75.

Peninsula School of Art Interview
Getting to know abstract painter Jan Heaton. July 2012

Professional Artist Magazine
Jan’s artwork is on the front cover of the March 2012 issue.
The feature article is on pages 18 & 19.

Orange County Art Blog, “Feels Like Laguna”
September 2011

Luxe Gallery Feature, “Gallery”
March 2009

Luxe Life Profile, “Still Waters”
Becca Hensley, October 2008

Watercolor Basics, “Picture This”
Front Cover, July 2006

Watercolor Artist, “A Closer Look”
Feature Article, February 2006

Art & Antiques, “Our Picks: Top Emerging Artists”
Front Cover, Edward Gomez, February 2005

Southwest Art, “Start Your Collection”
January 2004

Additional Press

Edible Austin
March 2014 – The Market

Tribeza
July 2013 – Artist Spotlight

Austin Woman, “The Last Word”
May 2012 – Jan’s talented mother, Eleanor Vaillancourt Nief,
was a huge inspiration in her desire to pursue a painting career.
An article Jan wrote about her Mom is on the last page.

Hiatus Spa + Retreat
Twenty six of  Jan’s watercolors are in the permanent collection of this Dick Clark
Architecture designed spa that opened in Austin, Texas in December, 2011.

WomenBloom, “In Full Bloom”
Allison Allen, June 2008

Austin Chronicle, “Watercolor in Her Blood”
Barry Pineo, July 2007

Austinist
Brady Dyer, August 2007

Westlake Picayune, “A Touch of Color”
Ava Thomas Benson, January 2007

Austin Chronicle, “Lavender Art”
Virginia Wood, June 2006

Austin American Statesman, “Jan Heaton, Painter”
Jean Kwon, July 2005

Tribeza, “Ten Artists”
March 2005

The Austin Chronicle, “Jan Heaton: New Watercolors”
Robi Polgar, July 2004
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Tribeza, “Exposed”
March 2004

The Austin American Statesman, “Bold Colors Flow in Aqua Fresca”
Michael Barnes, August 2003
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Westlake Picayune, “Nature in Abstract”
Catherine Hosman, October 2002