Janice La Motta is a visual artist with a forty year career as both a studio artist and an arts administration professional. She has balanced a career as a practicing artist while serving in the positions of curator at the New Britain Museum of American Art; as owner and director of a contemporary fine arts gallery - Paesaggio Gallery (later known as La Motta Fine Art); and most recently as the executive director of the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum. She considers her successes in her professional life and leadership roles due in part to being a working artist. As a painter she has exhibited her work in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the country. She currently maintains a studio in Winsted, CT devoting her time to her studio practice.