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Jan Yager Portrait

Jan Yager

Detroit, Michigan 1951

Active in:

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Photo Caption:
Courtesy Jan Yager.

Luce Artist Quote

“Beachcombing satisfied a need to understand my new surroundings by allowing me to pocket and ponder the shells, rocks, and plants of ocean life.” Jan Yager, 1998

Luce Artist Biography

Jan Yager moved to Rhode Island from her hometown of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and began collecting rocks and shells in an effort to understand her new environment better. Now living in Philadelphia, Yager continues to incorporate into her jewelry the objects she has collected while “beachcombing” the urban streets.