CURRICULUM VITAE – JANINEMIEDZIK


EDUCATION

2015   MFA University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

2012   BFA (with distinction) OCAD University


Selected SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020     Tie-Dye For Germans. Angell Gallery.Toronto, Canada.

2019     ProTem.  Public art project, commissioned by DesignTO.Toronto, Canada.

2018     Squidge.  Public art project, commissioned by Big OnBloor Festival. Toronto, Canada

2018     ProTem. Public art project, commissionedby The Bentway Conservancy. Toronto, Canada

2017     Clown Car. Public Art, The WestToronto Railpath.

2016     WAYS.Outdoor Sculptures commissioned by Fieldwork Collective. Maberly, Canada

2016    NoFixed Address, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Canada

2015    A Clown Car Pulls Into A Smart Centre,Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, Canada

2015    BLAZE, (3-story wall-work forArtscape Youngplace, Toronto, Canada

2014    IWas Here, (with Jennie Suddick) PM Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2014    Hedge, Wedge, Mantle and Façade.Evans Contemporary, Peterborough, Canada

2014    Zig-Zag Wanderer. Capacity 3Gallery, Guelph, Canada

2013    Facade, Xpace Cultural Centre,Toronto, Canada

2012    Accordian Fold, Relative Space,Toronto, Canada

2009    Palimpsest, Drabinsky Gallery,Toronto, Canada

2009    OH, (with Donna Akrey), List Gallery,Toronto, Canada

2009    Power Play, Fountain Contemporary,Toronto, Canada

2008    New Electric Ride, Distill Gallery,Toronto, Canada

2006    (t)HERE, Eastern Front Gallery.Toronto, Canada

2004    Transient Fixation, Eastern Front Gallery,Toronto, Canada

2003    Life After Lamu, Eastern FrontGallery, Toronto, Canada

2003    Doors and Windows, Picolli Design,Toronto, Canada

2002    There I Was, O'doumas Gallery,Guelph, Canada

2002    Kikois, Picolli Design ,Toronto,Canada

2002    RecentPaintings, the 606, Toronto, Canada

2000    Kikois, Wallace Ave. Studios,Toronto, Canada


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016      Coulombe, Krüger,MacDonald, Miedzik, Uyeda, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, ON

2016      Fixations& Saccades, University of Waterloo Art Gallery. Waterloo, ON

2015      Flights and Landings, TypologyProjects, Toronto, ON

2015      Auto Feeling, KatzmanContemporary, Toronto, ON

2015      No Pressure, Capacity 3 Gallery,Guelph, ON

2015      AllThe Singles, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, ON

2014      SoIt Goes, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON

2013      Same Difference, Boarding HouseGallery, Guelph, ON

2013      Zavitz Gallery, University ofGuelph

2012      No End, Six 20 Seven Gallery,Toronto

2012      Graduate Exhibition, OCADUniversity, Toronto

2012      anonyme zeichner ARHUS Art Academy,Denmark

2010      Deep Summer, Drabinsky Gallery,Toronto

2009      Power Play, Fountain Contemporary,Toronto, Ontario

2009     Anonyme Zeichner,  archive selection, Fruehsorge Contemporary,Berlin, Germany.

2008     Queen West Art Crawl, TrinityBellwoods Park, Toronto ON

2008     anonyme zeichner, No.9 , KunstraumKreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

2008     47th annual T.O.A.E, Nathan PhillipsSquare, Toronto

2006     Conexus, Mendel Art Gallery,Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

2007     You Are Here, Eastern Front Gallery,Toronto

2007     Emerging Canadian Painters, PartsGallery, Toronto

2005     45th annual T.O.A.E, City Hall,Toronto

2005     Queen West art Crawl, TrinityBellwoods Park, Toronto

2005     The Drawing Show, Eastern FrontGallery, Toronto

2004     R.A.W. Select, Now Lounge, Toronto

2004     New Gallery Artists, Parts Gallery,Toronto



REVIEWS and selected WRITING

2020   Tie-Dye For Germans, Bill Clarke, February , 2020

2020   Tie-Dye For Germans, Stephanie Cormier, April, 2020

2016    Fixations and Saccades, Ivan Jurakic,September 6, 2016

2015    Auto Feeling,  Katzman Contemporary,Aaron Weldon, July 14, 2015

2014    I was here, Terence Dick, PM Gallery,August 19, 2014

2014    The Edge of Activity, Jasmine Reimer,Evans Contemporary, June 16, 2014

2012    Wardens Today, SaganMacIsaac,Thursday August 30th, 2012

2011    This Week’s Must See Art, FranSchecter, Now Magazine, June 19, 2011

2011    Along the Mink Mile, Leah Sandals,National Post, July 15, 2011

2009  Abstraction With the Brakes Off,Donald Brackett, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto

2009   Archive Selection Zeichner ExhibitionCatalogue. Blüetenweiss, Berlin, Germany

2008    Bestof Toronto, Mondo Magazine.

2008    You Are Here, Michelle Tarnopolsky,Eastern Front Gallery

2007    TheBig Picture, the National Post, R.M Vaughan.

2006    (t)HERE, Riverside Quarterly,Clarissa Lewis,Toronto

2002    Labour of Love, ETC news, Toronto,Ontario

2002    R.A.W.Select Show, television interview, City T.V., Toronto

2000    Arts on Air, CKLN radio interview forthe exhibition, ‘Unravelled’


AWARDS, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2018      Canada Council for the Arts Research and  Creation Grant

2016      Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2015      Canadian Federation of University Women Scholarship

2013      College of Arts Scholarship, University of Guelph

2013      Deans Scholarship, University of Guelph

2012      Ann K. Adler Award for ContemporarySculpture

                and Pictorial Art, OCAD University

2012    Relative Space Commission Prize, OCAD

              University

2011      Curry’s Art Scholarship, OCAD University


RESIDENCIES

2018     Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Independent Residency, Banff, AB

2012     Nomadic Residents Creation and Collaboration Project Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh

               Toronto, ON

2008   This Neck of the Woods Para-site rovingresidency, Mercer Union Centre for

               Contemporary Art, Toronto, ON

2006    Paul Butler’s Rolling Thunder CollageParty Invitational, Museum of Contemporary

               Canadian Art, Toronto, ON


LECTURES & ARTIST TALKS

2020         OCAD University, Beyond Pictorial Conventions, Guest Lecturer, Toronto, ON

2019          OCAD University, Painting in the Expanded Field, Guest Lecturer, Toronto, ON

2017-18    OCAD University, Drawing and Painting Thesis Program, Alumni Artist, Toronto, ON

2018          OCAD University, Many Voices Program, Artists Talk, Toronto, ON

2017          OCAD University, Painting in theExpanded Field, Guest Lecturer, Toronto, ON

2016         University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Fixations and Saccades, Artist Talk, Waterloo, ON

2016         Gallery Stratford, No Fixed Address, Stratford, ON

2015         OCAD University, Beyond Pictorial Conventions,Guest Artist, Toronto, ON

2011           OCAD University, Drawing and Painting,Collaborations, Toronto, ON

2010         OCAD University, Colour Explorations, Guest Lecturer, Toronto, ON

2009        Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, ON




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