Approved: 16.08.2006

Janet Curley Cannon

Artist, Curator

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Approved: 16.08.2006

A mixed-media artist exploring the attitudes, interests and concerns of the present day as inspired by the surfaces and structures of the built environment. I use photography and digital print as part of a wider mixed-media practice including sculpture and site-specific installations. An integral part of my artistic practice is working with other artists and art students as a freelance tutor, workshop

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  • Location: Crowthorne, South East
  • Activities: Further education, Workshops, Training delivery, Private commissions, Curating
  • Categories: Drawing, Illustration, Mixed Media, Printmaking, Sculpture
  • Tags: reclaimed materials, recycled materials, architectural, urban, Cityscapes, place, towns, society, cultural, observations
 
 

Biography

A mixed-media artist exploring the attitudes, interests and concerns of the present day as inspired by the surfaces and structures of the built environment. I use photography and digital print as part of a wider mixed-media practice including sculpture and site-specific installations. An integral part of my artistic practice is working with other artists and art students as a freelance tutor, workshop leader, writer and blogger about contemporary art. For the latest information and work  please visit my web site.

CV & Education

 

Solo Shows

2014  Urban Snippets - The Ark Centre, Basingstoke, Hampshire UK

2013  An Urban Language - Peacock Gallery, Reading, Berkshire UK

2012  Changing Structures - Gallery@49, Bracknell, Berkshire UK

2011  Urban Traces - The Corn Exchange, Newbury, Berkshire UK

2009  Observations on a Town - Bracknell Gallery, Berkshire UK

 

Group Exhibitions

2015 

The Sketchbook Project Summer Tour – 9 cities across the USA

The Place for Poetry – Goldsmiths University, London UK

Print As A Verb – OpenHand OpenSpace Studios, Reading, Berkshire, UK

2014

LOOP2014 – Bankside Gallery, London UK

Grand Designs Live with Luminaire Arts - ExCel London UK

2013

Winter Collection - New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey UK

Open Spaces - Mottisfont National Trust, Romsey, Hampshire UK

Artist-in-Residence Retrospective - South Hill Park, Bracknell, Berkshire UK

Surface - Art at the Ark, Basingstoke, Hampshire UK

Berkshire Open - South Hill Park, Bracknell, Berkshire UK

Hackwood Festival - Hampshire UK

Resonance - Art at the Ark, Basingstoke, Hampshire UK

Hackwood Festival (London Launch) - The Gallery 54, London UK

Foundations:ReOrsa Founders show - Gallery@49, Bracknell, Berkshire UK

Collision - Nancy Victor Gallery, London UK

Printmaking and Animation - Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, Devon UK

2012

Art TakeAway - ArtWash/Oxford Playhouse Theatre, Oxford UK

Luxury Goods London VI - The Projection Gallery.com, London UK

Postcards from the Edge - Cheim & Read Gallery, New York USA

Artists Discover Europe - Galerie in Forum, Leverkusen Germany

Boundaries and Beyond, ReOrsa Artists Project No 6 - Bracknell, Berkshire UK

2011

Open Photography 2 - Royal West of England Academy, Bristol UK

Small Print: Big Impression - 5 locations, North of England UK

LOOP at Bankside - Bankside Gallery, London UK

All that Remains, ReOrsa Project No 5 - More Arts, Wokingham UK

2010

BBC Big Screens - The Projection Gallery.com, London, UK

PRINTED by 5 Printmakers - Galerie Am Stall, Hude, Germany

Urban Realities - Pixel Pops, Newark New Jersey USA

Art & Language - The Lloyd Gill Gallery, Weston-Super-Mare, UK

Friday Night Shorts – TAP, Southend on Sea, UK

2009

International Print Triennial - Bunkier Sztuki Gallery, Krakow Poland

BBC Big Screens - The Projection Gallery.com, London UK

LOOP at Clifford Chance - Canary Wharf, London UK

Visual - Arts & Business HQ, London UK

The Art of Communication - Ofcom HQ, London UK

7th British International Miniature Print Exhibition - touring locations UK

Radiator: Exploits in the Wireless City – Nottingham UK

2008

Through the Lens - Royal West of England Academy, Bristol UK

LOOP - Menier Gallery, London UK

Originals - Mall Galleries, London UK

BIMPE - Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada

British Printmakers - Obsidian Art, Buckinghamshire UK

2007

Stick*Stamp*Fly - Gasworks Gallery, London UK

Canterbury Animation Festival - Canterbury UK

One Minute Film Festival - Aarau Switzerland

Wrexham Print International - Memorial Gallery, Wrexham Wales UK

LOOP - Bankside Gallery, London UK

Video Channel - Cologne Germany

Nexus Art Screen - Gateshead Station, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne UK

2006

BLINK Animation Project - Gasworks Gallery, London UK

Liverpool Biennial Independents - The Projection Gallery.com, Liverpool UK

LOOP - Menier Gallery, London UK

2005

Images in the City - Geffrye Museum, London UK

IMPACT 4 - Zamek Cultural Centre, Poznan Poland

2004

Autumn Exhibition - Royal West of England Academy, Bristol UK

100 Views of Tokyo/London - Japan Print Association, Tokyo Japan

2003

5th British International Miniature Print Exhibition – touring locations UK

2002

The Discerning Eye - Mall Galleries, London UK

 

Public Art

2012  Urban Boundaries – The Broadway, Bracknell Berkshire UK

2006  Leigh Park Library & Community Centre, Havant Borough Council, Hants UK

 

Education

2005  Master of Arts - Fine Art Printmaking; Camberwell College, London UK

1981  Bachelor of Arts - Art History; University of Washington, Seattle, WA USA

 

Bibliography

2014 Scott, Jac. The Language of Mixed Media Sculpture. Crowood Press Ltd, UK   

2010  Noyce, Richard. Critical Mass – Printmaking Beyond the Edge. A & C Black, UK

2009  Tala, Alexia. Installations and Experimental Printmaking. A & C Black, UK

 

Published Writings

2011  Pressing Ahead; Printmaking Today (Summer 2011),Vol 20 No 2

2010  Digital Art in a Fine Art Practice; Artists & Illustrators, Issue 283/4/5

2009  Wet, wet, wet; Printmaking Today (Winter 2009), Vol 18 No 4

2008  The Artists Eye; Printmaking Today (Winter 2008), Vol 17 No 4

 

Artist Residencies

2008  South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell Berkshire UK

2006  Guildford High School, Guildford Surrey UK

 

Professional

2013 - ongoing  Associate Member of OpenHand OpenSpace studios, Reading; 

2007 - 2013  Co-founder and Director of ReOrsa. An organisation supporting the work of visual artists in the Thames Valley UK through networking activities, managing a studio complex and exhibition space, and running periodic group projects in empty shops and public places. 

2007 - 2008  Steering Group Member of LOOP. An artist-printmakers networking and exhibition group from the University of the Arts, London. 

2005 - 2007  Executive Committee Member of the Printmakers Council, UK 

2005 - ongoing Tutor/Visiting Lecturer in Fine Art/Digital Media. At various venues including South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell; Thames Valley University, Reading; University of Brighton (London Print Studio); Ochre Print Studio, Guildford; The Open College of the Arts.