About

Welcome...to my website and portfolio.
I will be revising this website in 2018-19 so please excuse the out of date images and old pages.

Check out the BLOG for my recent painting adventures or a list of  updated course and workshop offerings on the CLASSES tab. Catch up with my current activies, exhibitions and events on the UPCOMING tab.

CONTACT ME  to inquire about works for sale,  custom illustration projects or information about classes. Call first – to visit my studio gallery MAP in Granthams Landing on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.

I do answer my emails ! and use social media ;-) you can follow me on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM and you can use the sidebar (right panel) to subscribe and recieve my bi-monthly POYNTER STUDIO NEWS. 

I would love to hear from you – Let me know if there is a painting size, subject or course offering you would like to see! I keep my email contact list VERY private and promise not share your info or abuse you with spam.


Jan Poynter is a professional artist, illustrator and instructor from the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada. Jan’s outstanding conceptual rendering abilities have contributed to her fine art and commercial career with expertise in watercolor and acrylic painting, pastel, and traditional scratchboard. With over 30 years teaching experience Jan shares with her students all her knowledge and energetic joy in creative expression.