Jen Norton is an award-winning painter and the author and illustrator of Surrender All: An Illuminated Journal Retreat through the Stations of the Cross. Her artwork also has appeared on the covers of books, including Word by Word and The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion.
Norton served as an art director at CKS Partners from 1989 to 1998, did freelance design, and was an exhibiting artist and illustrator until 2012 when she began focusing exclusively on Catholic art.
Norton earned a bachelor’s degree in fine art with a minor in business from Santa Clara University. She is the president of Allied Artist West and previously served as a board member of the Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society and the Silicon Valley Open Studios. Norton is represented by The Sacred Art Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is an annual exhibitor at the Los Angeles Religious Education Conference and other shows. She lives in San Jose, California, with her family.