Janai Robinson-Makarov was born in Wiesbaden, Germany in 1982. Janai works predominantly in the mediums such as acrylic and pencil. Her work spreads to digital photography and graphic images. Janai completed her Bachelor of Fine Art in Visual Communication & Design and Foreign Language in German at the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2008. While pastoring at Concordia Lutheran Church, in Concordia, KS, she manages her art business.