In 1975, Janis Kerman completed her training in jewelry making but to hone her skills, she participated in many workshops until 1980. After experimenting with various materials and techniques, in 1986 she dedicated herself to designing jewellery mostly using precious metals and gemstones. In 1980 she founded Janis Kerman Design. She has since participated in in an exceptional number of exhibitions both in Canada and internationally. Her creations are included in numerous private and public collections. Recognized for her unique designs and the quality of her work, over the years, Janis Kerman has seen outstanding media coverage for her many oeuvres.