Janet McCulloch lives in the beautiful Kootenay mountains of British Columbia, Canada. She is a designer, writer, educator, historical re-enactor and follower of Earth based spirituality. She has worked as an accountant, a make-up artist, entrepreneur, seamstress and costume shop manager.
Her greatest passion was working as a costume designer and set supervisor for both stage and film as well as producing a short film. Janet now is an artist that owns her own business of esoteric crafts and arts.
She has been an event organizer for many years for functions as diverse as parent education, fashion shows and historical reenactment for the SCA. She did stage management and security for events such as the BC Festival of the Arts, facility openings, music concerts and conventions.
She co-created and wrote for an online music magazine “Rising” beginning in 2011 which ran for 18 issues. She enjoys writing articles on disaster preparation, herbology, gardening and food security, permaculture, primitive crafts and other homesteading skills as well as rituals and rites for the pagan community. She has been working on the final draft of a fictional novel for the last five years. She has lectured on ethical wildcrafting and foraging.
In her spare time, she is a researcher and writer for Aaron Swartz Day and a moderator for twitch and discord servers. She attended colleges for various costuming and film industry including courses on textile sciences, fashion illustration, costume history, pattern making and millinery at Blanche MacDonald Centre, Capilano College, Vancouver Community College and Helen LeFeaux School of Design all in the Greater Vancouver Area of BC and Red Deer College in Alberta.