Jane Hardgrove A fifth generation Oregonian on both sides of her family, Jane’s work shows her love and relationship with the beauty of Oregon. A distinguished and respected landscape designer and contractor for 33 years, her interest in painting began with a drawing class to add to her design business. The drawing class was just a beginning in a life long love of watercolors and pastels. Jane is an award-winning member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. She was a founding member of the Art and Soul Gallery in Ashland Oregon and has exhibited her work in many one person and group shows. Her work has been reproduced in prints, posters and cards. Jane started teaching drawing and watercolor in community classes in 1990. Since 2005 she has been teaching weekly classes and workshops. Jane is a popular watercolor teacher who focuses on the basic techniques and design principles with humor and enthusiasm.