“I work in hard-edge, two dimensional, often deceivingly direct and simple forms, which render, I feel, and essentially sculptural sense of mass.” – Jan Yoors.

Throughout Yoors’s career he produced gouache paintings encompassing biblical and mythical scenes, animals, and abstractions. Most of these works are no larger than a small sheet of writing paper, however he also produced larger compositions for tapestries which were at full scale, the largest being 12’ x 24’. In all of these works, figures, animals, and abstracts feature the same bold colors and lines that course through Yoors’s work in other media.

Jan creating full size abstract cartoon.
Still unwoven.