Jeanne Davies was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. She attended the Scotch Plains school system. While often waiting for a bus outside of an art store, she dreamed of one day being a painter and selling her pictures to others. After high school, she pursued that dream by attending the New York School of Visual Arts. She left school after a year, got married and moved around the country with her husband before settling in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
While raising her children, Jeanne painted on everything she could get her hands on—walls, canvas, velvet, glass, wood, furniture… She painted game boards, frakturs, theorums, and primitive portraits. Whatever she painted was
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