Born in Winston-Salem, NC, Dr. Steelman worked toward a degree in Art at Appalachian State University. She studied under Bill Dunlap in drawing and painting as well as Clyde Owen in Ceramics. She is certified in art education K-12 and taught high school Advanced Digital Photography and AP Art History. She presently teaches private art lessons in her home studio and group classes in
Dr. Steelman works in various media including pastels,
charcoal, acrylic, oils, alcohol inks and stained glass. She enjoys the vibrant colors found in alcohol inks and stained glass and the blending qualities of pastel and oils. Her art varies from realistic paintings/portraits to abstract landscapes. Her work may be found in a myriad of public and private art collections and has been seen in numerous exhibitions.
Jane is a member of three pastel societies in NC and steering committee member of the Wake Forest Guild of Artists. She currently lives in Wake Forest with her husband, where she has a
home studio. For more information about her work and classes visit