Jan Zimmerman is an acrylic painter who was born in Toronto, raised on Toronto Island, and now lives in Georgetown, Ontario. Although she has taken various art courses, she is mainly self-taught. Her style is whimsical and colourful and often includes water, boats, critters, and cottages.

Jan has been in many group shows over the 20 plus years that she has been painting including the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg, the Hummingbird Gallery in Toronto, the Dragonfly on Broadway in Orangeville, the Dundas Valley School of Arts, as well as various galleries in the Halton Hills area. Her work is in many private collections in Canada, England, and the United States.