Jane McMahan is an artist living and working in Colorado. Her work explores ways to visually capture the process of construction, deconstruction and reconstruction and the moments when they occur simultaneously. Recurring themes in her work include environmental issues, astronomy, biology, meteorology, and cultural interactions. McMahan received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado. She taught art in the public schools for 12 years before returning full time to her own work in 1998.