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Practicing the Seven Veils

by Janet Morgan


Janet's artwork is shown here to allow you to view and appreciate her work. Please do not steal it for use on other web sites, flyers, business cards, or other places. If you wish to use Janet's artwork in such ways, see "About the Artist" below for information on how to contact Janet to obtain permission.


Practicing the Seven Veils by Janet Morgan



About the Artwork

The original image is a 30 x 22” watercolor on paper.



About the Artist

Janet Morgan is a painter who got involved with belly dance through the SCA back in the mid 90’s and has been dancing ever since. She now has a small dance company called Durga, shown in the photo below with Tara (Maddy Jacobs), Dchanat (Janet) and Susanna (Susanna Plotnick). The group performed at the Lafayette Grill in New York City this year.  She teaches belly dance to cancer survivors at the Creative Center in New York.

Janet has painted a series of paintings on belly dance; from 22 x 30” to banners 8 x 8 feet at There you can find a set of twelve note cards of her work on sale.

She has also painted an entire pantheon of deities (now up to 170) at  and landscapes from around the world, from Antarctica to Kyrgyzstan at

Photo of Janet Morgan

Photo of Janet Morgan and her dance company, Durga

This photo of Janet was taken with a little disposable camera at a gig on the roof of the Brooklyn Children's Museum. From this image, you can imagine how much fun they had!

If you'd like to correspond with Janet, her e-mail address is Morgan (at) bellydanceart (dot) com.

Janet at the Museum



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