Janet Bloch is an artist, administrator and author. She holds a Master of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. From 1993 to 2002, she co-directed Chicago’s Woman Made Gallery. During that time, Janet formalized workshops and materials for artists so they could better achieve success. She is the recipient of numerous grants including an Illinois Arts Council Visual Artists Fellowship, a National Endowment of the Arts Regional/ Midwest Fellowship and three Artists Grants from the Indiana Arts Commission. Janet has had several solo exhibits nationwide and her work is in numerous collections which include the South Bend Regional Museum of Art, Illinois State Museum, Deloitte and Eaton Corporations. She is the author of a workbook, Strategic Marketing Tools for Visual Artists. After a long career as a professional artist, Janet now serves as the executive director at Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City, Indiana.