Jaana Hitzig is an artist currently based in Austin, Texas.

She makes a lot of different things, using whatever media she can lay her hands on.

She has used a lot of names over the years, most prominently, Zoia J. Hitzig, J.Hitzig, iloivar, JaanaArt, and, of course, the business name, Mentoleum.

The J in Jaana is pronounced like a Y, as in Johann Sebastian Bach.







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“You’re as true to yourself as any human being I ever met… You’re still doing the same art you did as a little kid; you just got better at it.”

–Edmond Von Bagel  –  2016


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