Jennifer Nowak attended Macomb Community College where she excelled in jewelry making and metalsmithing. She also studied watercolor with artist Bette Prudden and is a self-taught pastel artist. In 2014, Jennifer moved to Northern Michigan with her husband and two children, and began teaching art classes at Crooked Tree Arts Center and Bay View. She has also taught high school art classes, and led group and private classes. Jennifer has over 20 years of experience in Custom Picture Framing and enjoys gardening, hiking, canoeing, painting, and teaching yoga in her spare time.