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 // curriculum vitae

Education

2001 University of Leeds, MFA Studio Practice

 

1999 University of British Columbia, BFA, Visual Art, minor in English Literature

 

Solo & 2-Person Exhibitions

2018      Peep Show (upcoming), Truck +15 Window, Calgary

2016      Soft Spectacle, Popup Downtown, Regina 

              Make/Repeat/Alter, Comox Valley Art Gallery

2015      Habit@, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver

2014      Discerning Nature, Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby                                                                                    

               Archetypical, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver

2010      Communication and Transience (with Heather Passmore), Comox Valley Art Gallery

2007      Inside Out  (with Gwenessa Lam) Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond

2006     The Party, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Vancouver                                                                                                   

              Living Room, University Women’s Club, Vancouver

2005     Snapshots, Jericho Arts Centre, Vancouver

2001      Familiar bodies and b-sides, University of Leeds, Leeds

Public Art

2017-2018      Ten Different Things, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Living Labs; Public Art City of Vancouver; Simon Fraser University and CityStudio, 

Group Exhibitions

2016     The Commons, The Concourse Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art and Design

2015     30 Years, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver

             Antics, James Black Gallery, Vancouver

2014     Homeland, CityScape Community Art Space, North Vancouver

2012     Temporary Assignment, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond                                                                                  

              Love Letters to Feminism, The Works Gallery, Edmonton

2011      Splash, Pendulum Gallery, Vancouver

2010     The Contemporary Woman, Maynards Fine Arts, Vancouver                                                                 

              Twitter/Art+Social Media, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver

2009     Faculty Exhibition, Art Institute of Vancouver                                                                                                    

              I’m Fine, You’re Fine, On the Rise Gallery, Vancouver                                                                                        

              Strip Mining for Creative Cities, Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto

2008     Footprints  ArtStarts Gallery & Metropolis, Vancouver                                                                                       

              Material Worlds  Ghost Gallery, Seattle                                                                                                               

              Wish you were here  City/Space, San Francisco

2007     Little landscapes & miniature worlds Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond

2002     Majority Rules!  Free Gallery, Glasgow                                                                                                                 

              Vauxhall Open 2002  St Peters Cathedral, London

2001     Immediate 2  Site Gallery – Sheffield

1999     Accessions   Access Gallery, Vancouver                                                                                                                 

              BFA Graduate Show, Asian Library, University of British Columbia                                                                       

              Projections  AMS Gallery, Vancouver                                                                                                                                 

              Signal  Design Arts Gallery, Vancouver

1998     Local Spaces AMS Gallery, Vancouver

 

 

Awards

Project Assistance Grant, BC Arts Council, 2018

Professional Development Grant, BC Arts Council, 2016

Don S Williams Grant, FANS North Shore, 2015

Visual Arts Development Award, Contemporary Art Gallery, 2007

Rize Prize, 2007

Featured artist of the British Chinese Artists’ Association, 2004

British Columbia Arts Council senior award, 2000

Herb Gilbert Emeritus Ecozoic Art Prize, 1999

 

Residencies

Coppermoss Artist Residency, 2018 and 2019

Malsapina Printmakers, Vancouver, 2018

Leeway artist in residence, Emily Carr University, 2016

Artist in Residence, Burnaby Arts Council, 2014

ArtsStarts, Artist Residency with Bodwell High School, 2008

Site Gallery, new media residency & commission in collaboration with the Arts Council of England, 2001

Publications/Catalogues

Kate Armstrong, Adrian Sinclair and Laura Kozak, Ten Different Things, 2018

30 Years, Seymour Art Gallery, 2015

Neil Chung and Hilary Letwin, Janet Wang: Archetypical, short film, 2014

Stories from a Flickering Plain, Catalogue, Anh Lee, 2012

Merete Kristiansen and Zoe Pawlak, I’m Fine, You’re Fine, Exhibition Catalogue, 2009

Carie Helm, Inside Out, Exhibition Catalogue, 2007

Immediate 2, Interview with Monika Oeschler

 

Academic and Teaching 

Artist talk and panelist, Ten Different Things Symposium, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, 2018

Instructor, Continuing Studies, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, 2016 - current

Instructor, Lasalle College Vancouver (previously Art Institute of Vancouver), 2006-current

Instructor, Illustration, Langara College, 2014-current

Public Art Selection, North Vancouver, 2017

Juror, Painting on the Edge, Federation of Canadian Artists, 2016

Artist Talk, Emily Carr University and North Island College, 2016

Design Panel, First Nations Employment Society, 2011

Artists in Education Selection Advisory Committee, ArtStarts, 2008 - 2012

Artist Talk, “Processing Painting in Digital Times,” Comox Valley Art Gallery, 2010

Instructor, Painting & Drawing, Roundhouse Community Centre, 2009

 

Bibliography

Deer Lake Gallery explores Nature, Burnaby Now, September 22, 2014

Janet Wang: Archetypical, Vancouver Sun, February 5, 2014

Stories from a Flickering Plain, Comox Valley Echo, 2012

Alexander Varty, Art Tweets in Blips and Bleeps, Georgia Straight, April 15 2010

Brett Bonderud, Social media plays muse, Langara Voice, April 8 2010

Jonathan Hanley, Twitter/Art+Social Media Show at Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver Observer, April 5 2010

Hans Ongsansoy, Getting the art world a-Twitter, The Province, April 1 2010

Gillian Shaw, Vancouver gallery turns its sights on the fine art of tweeting, Vancouver Sun, March 31 2010

Art Exhibit all a twitter about social media, Vancouver Courier, Mar 26 2010

Zoe Margaret, I’m Fine, You’re Fine: On the Rise Artist Collective, whiteHot Magazine, April 2009

Leah Sandals, Strip searching, Now Toronto Magazine, Vol.28, January 29-Feb 5, 2009

Anticipating The East Side Culture Crawl, Scout Magazine, October 2008

Wish you were here: The Souvenir and Urban Memory, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 2008

Wish you were here:  Souvenirs feels like home, San Francisco Chronicle, 2008

From Inside to outside, The Richmond Review, September 19, 2007

Eastside Culture Crawl, Ricepaper, Winter 2005

Ruth Charity, Contemporary Art in Sheffield, Portfolio Magazine, Fall 2001

Alfred Hickling, Immediate 2, The Guardian, October 29, 2001

Robert Clark, Immediate 2: New Work, New Media, Artists Newsletter, Fall 2001

Tractors, streetlights and an orange caravan on the floor, Sheffield Telegraph, October 2001

 

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