Commercial Illustration

Jan’s whimsical and engaging drawings, coupled with his speed and creativity, fueled his success with New York advertisers and art directors alike.

Children's Books

In both tone and style, the children’s books he authored, along with those he illustrated, cleverly conveyed Jan’s playful nature.

Two Balet children's stories now available at Ammo Books

Ruhe vor dem Sturm (Before the Storm),
Museum Langenargen, Germany

Painting / Watercolor  
Lithography / Etching

Balet was a man of broad talent who exercised his artistic sensibilities to search the depths of the human condition. His works speak of the universal undercurrents in the nature of humankind.