Jan Gordon, the founder and president of QwkART, is a professional photographer whose images have appeared in magazines such as Vogue and Bazaar, and in several museums and galleries nationally and internationally. A resident of Los Angeles, Jan Gordon's extensive collection of commercial and fine art photos captures landscapes, communities, nature, architecture, urban settings, and people from Europe and the United States over the last 20 years. Founded in 1995 by Jan Gordon, J Designs (the original name of the company) began by selling original, framed photographs at a competitive price to retail stores across the country. Clients included a range of home decor stores, department stores, and international franchises, such as Restoration Hardware, Bed Bath and Beyond, Linens and Things, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Pier I Imports.