Jan R. Carson holds an MFA in Fibers from Colorado State University and currently resides in Loveland, Colorado. Her textile art is sewn in repetitive cycles of cutting and stitching, and explores physical, mental, and emotional relationships. Her art is held in numerous collections including Kaiser Permanente, Centura Health, FirstBank, the City of Loveland. Having exhibited professionally since 2014, her work has won "Best of Show" in juried exhibitions and was the 2018 Grand Prize award winner in the Arrow Five Years Out Challenge (in conjunction with Denver's Cherry Creek Arts Festival). Her work is published in the books Dimensional Cloth: Sculpture by Contemporary Textile Artists by Andra F. Stanton (2018) and Bojagi: Design and Techniques of Korean Textile Art by Sara Cook (2019).