Jan Dickey is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Jan received an MFA from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in 2017 and a BFA from the University of Delaware in 2009.
Jan's medium is paint, specifically earth-based binders like milk paint, egg tempera, walnut oil and rabbit-skin glue. He explores paint as a living substance—creating layered artworks that peel, crack and unearth their content through a cyclical process of layering paint and peeling or sanding it away.
Jan has exhibited his artwork throughout the United States and internationally in Japan and China. In 2021 his work was featured in the International Painting Annual 9 published by Manifest Press (Cincinnati, OH), and exhibited at both the NARS Foundation (Brooklyn, NY) and the Chengdu Biennale (Chengdu, China).