Photo credit: ©2021 Sarah Lawhorne; At South County Art Association with two altered print collage works (one of which received an Honorable Mention) in the Open Juried Paint, Print and Drawing exhibition, Sept. 23- Oct. 16, 2021.
Janet Maher has been a prolific exhibiting artist for more than four decades. Her prints, drawings, artist books, collages, assemblages, digital images and works in clay are in many public and private collections.
She is a Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts from Loyola University Maryland, where she created and taught a wide range of courses and directed the Studio Arts program for many years. She is a member of the Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly in Rhode Island, a Signature Member of the National Collage Society, and a member of the South County Art Association, Jamestown Arts Center, Warwick Center for the Arts and College Book Art Association.
She researched and authored two scholarly books: From the Old Sod to the Naugatuck Valley: Early Irish Catholics in New Haven County, Connecticut (2012, Apprentice House, Baltimore, MD) and Waterbury Irish: From the Emerald Isle to the Brass City (2015, History Press, with assistance from John Wiehn and others).