Approved: 16.08.2006

Janet Curley Cannon

Artist, Community worker, Curator, Lecturer / academic

Approved: 16.08.2006

Janet's work incorporates photography and digital print as part of a wider mixed-media practice including sculpture, video animations and site-specific installations. Since gaining her MA at Camberwell College, University of the Arts London in Fine Art Print in 2005 she has exhibited on a regular basis and had work selected for many national and international exhibitions, festivals and curated

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Biography

Janet's work incorporates photography and digital print as part of a wider mixed-media practice including sculpture, video animations and site-specific installations. Since gaining her MA at Camberwell College, University of the Arts London in Fine Art Print in 2005 she has exhibited on a regular basis and had work selected for many national and international exhibitions, festivals and curated projects including the Pixel Pops USA, London's Gasworks Gallery, BBC Big Screens program, and the International Print Triennial, Poland. Her work is included in 'Critical Mass – Printmaking Beyond the Edge' by Richard Noyce (A&C Black 2010) and 'The Language of Mixed-Media Sculpture' by Jac Scott (Crowood Press May 2014).

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.