Kelli Janson grew up in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. She graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Diploma in Graphic Design in 1993. After working as a graphic designer for a number of years in Halifax, Kelli moved to Digby, Nova Scotia in 1999 where she now works as a visual artist from her home studio. Her work focuses primarily on acrylic paintings and pencil drawings. She is a member of the Annapolis Royal Community Arts Council (ARCAC). Her paintings and drawings can be found in private collections throughout North America.