1988 Ph.D. New York University, New York, NY. Dissertation Title: Clement Greenberg & the Artist/Critic Relationship.
1979 M.F.A. York University, Toronto, Ontario. Samuel Sarick Award
1977 B.F.A. Honours, with Distinction, Concordia University
2017 The Dream Machine, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montréal, Quebec, October - December, 2017
2016 Recent Acquisitions from DaDa Delirium, MacLaren Art Gallery, Barrie, ON. March – July 2016
2015 Playtimes, Katzman Contemporary, Toronto, March-April 2015.
2013 DaDa Delirium, MacIntosh Gallery, University of Western ON.
2012 Joy Ride, Katzman Kamen Gallery, Toronto, ON September, 2012.
2012 DaDa Delirium, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Coburg, ON, April-May
2010 DaDa Delirium, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON.
2009 A Las Vegas State of Mind, Peak Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2009 DaDa Delirium, Curated by Stuart Reid, Tom Thompson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON.
2006 DaDa Flow, Peak Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2004 panorama Galerie Sylviane Poirier Art Contemporain, Montreal, Que.
2002 panorama, Artist Project, for Public,Cities/Scene Issue.
2001 paintingsonline <janetjones <http://www.yorku.ca/jjones/>
1996 Static Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1992 On Shifting Ground, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta.
1991 On Shifting Ground Durham Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario.
Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's Newfoundland.
Definitely Superior Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ontario.
1990 Struts Gallery, Sackville New Brunswick.
1986 Fleur du Mal, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1984 S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1980 YYZ Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
80 Washington Square East Galleries, NY, NY.
1979 Fine Arts on Markham: Toronto, On.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Radiant Energy: Janet Jones, Rita Letendre, & Doris McCarthy. McLaren Art Gallery, Barrie, ON. Curated by Emily McKibbon. March-June 2019. Essay Radiant Energy by Emily McKibbon.
2018 Built to Play, FCP Gallery, Toronto, ON. Curated by Kelly McCray. August-October. 2018 Finis Aestatis, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montreal. August- October.
2018 Papier Artfair, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montréal, Featured artist. April.
2018 Up Close and In Motion, Rodman Hall Art Gallery, St Catherines, ON. Curated by Emma German. Jan.- March.
2017 Imposters, Katzman Contemporary, Toronto, ON. March - April, 2017
2016 The Triumph of the Therapeutic 2016, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montréal, QC., August - September, 2016
2015 Papier Artfair 15, Featured Artist, Katzman Contemporary, April, Montreal, QC.
2014 Summer Show, Katzman Contemporary. July-August. 2014
2013 Collapse, Installation: Waiting for….Zabriski, Katzman Contemporary (For the Canadian Art Gallery Hop. October 2013)
2012 Toronto International Artfair 2012, Featured artist. Katzman Contemporary, October
2011 Celebrating Women Artists in the Permanent Collection, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON. March-April, 2011.
2011 At Home with Dystopia, Marine Contemporary, Los Angeles, Calif. Nov.-Jan.2010-11.
2011 Recent Additions to the Permanent Collection, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, ON. Jan.-February, 2011.
2010 Empire Of Dreams, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto. ON. June-August, 2010. Catalogue
2009 Cluster, Peak Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2007 Nuit Blanche,Bloor Night Light, Projections and performance. Toronto.
2005 Cluster, Peak Gallery, Toronto, ON.
2004 The Ironic Turn, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art Toronto, ON.
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB.
2003 The Ironic Turn, Faux Movement. Metz, France.
2002 The Ironic Turn, Kunsthalle, Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany.
1998 Project Room, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta.
1997 Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON.
1991 Nine from Toronto," Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, ON.
Glendon Gallery,Toronto, ON.
1990 Nine from Toronto", Newcastle-on-Tyne University Gallery,
Newcastle-on-Tyne, England. Catalogue
1986 Faculty exchange exhibition. Touring exhibition to cities in China. Catalogue.
1984 Anima(l): Koffler Gallery, Toronto, ON. Catalogue
Artists & Their Work" P.M.C., Toronto, ON.
1983 Attitude, C.N.E., Toronto, ON.
Works on Paper, S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, ON.
New Drawings, The Drawing Center, New York, NY.
Small Works, 80 Washington Sq. East Galleries, NY, NY. Curated by Marcia Tucker, The New Museum. Catalogue
PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
2016 Schulich School of Business, Toronto, ON.
Bergeron Centre, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Toronto, ON.
2015 MacLaughlin Art Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario.
2014 AIMIA, Head Office Toronto, ON.
2014 Bank of Montreal, Head Office, Montreal, Que.
2014 Dean’s Office, AMPD , York University
2013 Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University.
2013 Rodman Hall, Brock University, St. Catherines, ON.
2013 Bank of Montreal, Head Office, Toronto, Canada.
2012 Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
2012 TD Bank, Head Office, Toronto, Canada.
2010 MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
2010 Northumberland Art Gallery, Coburg, ON.
2009 MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan.
2008 Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON.
Le Vadrouilleur Urbain, Art Visuels, Montréal/Paris, JANET JONES - La Machine a Reves/ Patrick Mikhail Gallery, CA. October 12, 2017
Ratsdeville, le webzine de la diversité en arts visuels | the visual arts diversity webzine, 20/10/2017, Janet Jones @ Patrick Mikhail, The Dream Machine
Canadian Art Magaine, 'Must Sees', October 19th-25th, 2017
Rhodes, Rick. "Janet Jones’ Latest Canvases Pack Spatial Punch", Canadian Art Magazine online, October, 2012.
Reid, Stuart. DaDa Delirium, catalogue essay: "Silent Night Electronic Light: On the Paintings of Janet Jones", by Stuart Reid,
Director, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Sask. 2011.
Tenhaaf, Nell. DaDa Delirium, catalogue essay: "Outside the Comfort Zone: Paintings by Janet Jones", 2011.
Uhlyarik, Georgiana. DaDa Delirium, catalogue interview with Janet Jones. Georgiana Uhlyarik, Assistant Curator, AGO, 2011.
Anderson, C. “At Home with Dystopia at Marine Contemporary, LA”, The Huffington Post, Jan. 2011.
Nys, Shana. Review of Salon #7, Marine Contemporary, LA. WhiteHot Magazine, Jan. 2011.
Liss, David. Empire of Dreams: The Phenomenology of the Built Environment, catalogue essay. MOCCA, Toronto. Fall 2010.
Yvonne Lammerich. Viva Las Vegas, Review of DaDa Delirium, MacLarenArt Centre, Canadian Art Magazine, Summer 2010.
Dault, Gary Micheal. A Las Vegas of the Mind, Peak Gallery, Globe & Mail,Sept. 19,2009
Tenhaaf, Nell.“Review DaDa Flow, Peak Gallery, Canadian Art Sp/07.
Dault, Gary Micheal “DaDa Flow, Peak Gallery, Globe and Mail,
CBC Arts News. “Canadian Exhibit Challenges European Conventions”, March 18, 2004.
Dault, Gary Micheal. “The Irony of Really Big Expectations” Globe and Mail, July 3,2004.
Elke Kustner. “Ironie verbindet. Erfurt: Neun kanadische Kunstler” Thurginger Allgemeine, Erfurt, Germany, July 5, 2003.
Obst, Sylvia. “Kanadish Gegenwartskunst wird ihrem Titel gerecht:”The Ironic Turn”, Ostthuringer Zeitung, 2003. Erfurt, Germany.
Fiedler,Peter “Sie sagen am Ast, auf dem sie sitzen”, Eifenache Presse, Thuringer, Germany. Saturday, July 5, 2003.
SELECTED GUEST ARTIST PRESENTATIONS
DaDa Delirium- Artist Talk, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, On. March, 2010.
Gallery Hop, Canadian Art Magazine, Artist Talk with John Kissack, in conjunction with exhibition, A Las Vegas of the Mind, Peak Gallery, Sept. 2009.
DaDa Delirium,Artist Talk, Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, On., March 2009.
Painting Feminist Geography: Urban Drifts, Bauhaus, MFA Program in Public Art. Weimar, Germany, July,2003.
Multiple Ironies in Contemporary Canadian Art Conference, University of Erfurt, Germany, July 2003.
Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, Netherlands, May 2003
Hogeschool, Rotterdam, Netherlands, May 2003.
Nowhere Everywhere. Presentation of work, NASCAD, 2003.
Big City Residency, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Spring, 2000.
Women and Paint Residency, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, 1998.
Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta. Winter, 1992.
Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland. July, 1991.
Definitely Superior Gallery, Thunder Bay, Ont. May, 1991.
VISITING ARTIST / RESIDENCIES
Bauhaus, Weimar, Germany, July, 2003.
Hogeschool, Rotterdam, Netherlands, May 2003.
Willem de Kooning Art School, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2003.
Banff Centre for the Arts, Big City Residency, 2000.
Banff Centre for the Arts, Women and Paint Residency, 1998.
Havana Artists' Union. Havana, Cuba, Fall 1993.
Université Canadienne en France, Nice and Paris, France. 1993.
Slade School of Art - Graduate Painting Area, London, UK. 1992
Muchina Art Institute - St. Petersburg, Russia. Spring, 1992.
The Repin Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia. Spring, 1992.
The Moscow Artists' Union, Moscow, Russia. Spring, 1992.
The Central Academy of Art, Beijing, China, Summer, 1992