Artist, Jana Kucera established her jewellery line, JMK Designs in 2006. JMK Designs specializes in creating handmade pieces using a variety of materials. Inspiration comes from working and experimenting with these materials along with daily moments in time and in nature.
Jana graduated from Vancouver Community College’s 2 year Jewellery Art and Design diploma program in 2007 and apprenticed for one of the programs instructor’s, Dariusz Bebel, where she learned the craft of plaster casting and gilding along with goldsmithing. JMK Designs has been a part of the annual Eastside Culture Crawl since 2006 and monthly open studios with Frist Saturday Vancouver for the past couple of years. Jana is a member of the Vancouver Metal Arts Association and Craft Council of BC.