JANIETA EYRE  
 
 
Born 1966 London, England
EDUCATION
1995 Ontario College of Art, Canada (photography)
1989 Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Canada (magazine journalism)

1988 University of Toronto, Canada (BA. philosophy)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2000 "Lady Lazarus", Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
1999 "Lady Lazarus", cristinerose gallery, New York, NY
........."Lady Lazarus", LA International Biennial 1999, frumkin/duval gallery, Santa Monica, CA
.........National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, catalog
.........Cristinerose Gallery, New York
........."Black Eye", Christopher Cutts, Toronto, Canada
.........Justina Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1998 Whitewater Gallery, North Bay (two person exhibition)
.........Justina Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1997 "3/4 Blind", LA International Biennial 1997, Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
........."3/4 Blind", Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto, Canada
........."3/4 Blind", Cristinerose Gallery, New York
........."3/4 Blind", Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
.........Gallery 101, Ottawa, Canada (two person exhibition)

1995 "Incarnations", Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto, Canada

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2001 "Skin Deep", Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA
1999 "Deep Red", Gallery of Modern Art, Milan, Italy
........."In Your Face", New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
.........Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi. Florence, Italy
1998 "Disidentico: maschile, femminile e oltre", Palazzo Branciforte, Palermo, 23
.........’98 Pusan International Contemporary Art festival, Pusan Metropolitan Art Museum, Korea
........."Singular Mysteries", Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO (three person exhibition)
.........Photology Gallery, Milan, Italy (by invitation only)
........."New Acquisitions", Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
.........Voges + Deisen Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
........."Libera Mente: La Figurazione del Sentimento", curated by Alice Rubini and Peter Weiermeir, Palazzo del Capitano, Cesana, Italy
........."Welcome", Associazione Culturale IDIRA, Citta’ Sant’Angelo (Pescara), Italy
........."Young Contemporaries", London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario, catalog
1997 "3/4 Blind", Galleria Civica d’Arte Contemporanea di Siracusa, Siracusa, Italy
........."Here’s Looking at me Kid", Art Gallery of North York, Ontario, Canada
........."Figuratively Speaking", Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
........."Le Mois de la Photo", Montreal, Gallerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, Canada
........."New Acquisitions", MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
........."Young Contemporaries", London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario, catalog
........."Swoon," Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto, Canada
........."Alter Ego", Hall Walls, Buffalo, NY
........."April Invitational ‘97 Seattle Art Fair", Diane Farris Gallery
1996 "Snow", Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto, Canada
........."Private Investigations", Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY
........."Without Shame", 393 Augusta, Toronto, Canada
........."Young Contemporaries", London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario, catalog
........."Fictions", Guido Carbone, Turin, Italy
........."Beauty 2", Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
........."Gallery Artist- Invitational", Garnet Press Gallery, Toronto, Canada
........."Proof 2", Gallery 44, Toronto, Canada
........."Art for Heart", Linda Genereux Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1994 Open House, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada
.........Head by Wiggy, Toronto, Canada
.........Gallery 76, Toronto, Canada

1992 "V is for Video", Ontario College of Art, Screening Room, Toronto, Canada

 

GRANTS
1999 Air Canada travel grant
1995 Canada Council B Grant (Duke and Duchess of York Award)
.........Ontario Arts Council- Exhibition Assistance
1996 Canada Council - C Grant
1995 Toronto Arts Council - Visual Arts grant
.........Ontario Arts Council - Photography Grant
.........Ontario Arts Council - Exhibitions Assistance
1994 Canada Council - Explorations Grant

1993 Ontario Arts Council - Writers Reserve Grant

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
1999 Frankel, David, Art Forum, review, December issue
.........Lemons, Stephen, "Eyre Apparent", preview, New Times, July issue
.........Peters Diane, The Annex Gleaner, "staged photos make symbolic statements", May
.........Vaughan, R.M., Eye Magazine, "Tormented Identities drive hypnotic self-portraits", April
1998 Spada Sabina, Segno, "Nueva Galleria Civica d’Arte Contemporanea a Siracusa, Feb
.........Chandler Mary Voelz, Rocky Mountain News, LoDo galleries change with times
2000 Jennifer Coulle, Point de Vue, CV Photo
.........Jennifer Coulle, "Le mois de la Photo", Art Press, November
.........Daniele Perra, "Dolce e macagra poetica del doppio, intervista a Janieta Eyre", La Stanza Rossa, Gennaio/Marzo
.........Sabina Spada, "Nuova Galleria Civica D’Arte Contemporanea a Siracusa", Segno, Feb
.........Mary Voelz Chandler, "LoDo Galleries Change with Times", Rocky Mountain News, Jan 3
1997 Jan Allen, "Janieta Eyre", Poliester, Fall
.........Virginia Macnell, "Janieta Eyre at Garnet Press", Artfocus, Fall
.........Carol Kino, "Janieta Eyre, 3/4 Blind", Time Out New York, November 13-20
.........Donna Lypchuk, "Soul’s Kitchen", Toronto Life, Nov
.........Mia Johnson, "Preview:Janieta Eyre, Diane Farris Gallery", The Gallery Guide, Sept/Oct
.........Mike Hoolboom, "Janieta Eyre in conversation", Tema Celeste, October
.........Stephane Aquin, "Jeunesse d’aujourd’hui", Voir, Oct 1
.........Cristina Parravicini, "Janieta Eyre intervista di Cristina Parravicini", La Republica, Oct
.........Demetrio Paparoni, "Il sacro fucoco dell’identitia"," Tema Celeste, October/November
.........Arning Bill, "Private Investigations", Time Out, New York, September 18
.........Stephen Lemons, "…A Photographic Tour de Force", Entertainment Today, cover & feature article, August 9
.........Susan Kandel, "Portraits with a Wicked Sense of Self", Los Angeles Times, August 8
.........Marlena Donohue, The Outlook, August 1
.........Liz Finch, The Argonaut, July 10
.........Virginia Howard, "Victorian-age art with a twist", The Ottawa Citizen, June 23
.........Andrea Smith, "Questioning femininity: Domestic Angels and Vision of Excess", Vis Arts, June 18
.........Gillianj MacKay, "Images explode femininity", The Globe & Mail, May 3
.........Demetrio Paparoini, "Photographic Intimism", Tema Celeste, March/April
.........Robin Metcalfe, "London Life Young Contemporaries", Canadian Art, Spring
.........Deirdre Hanna, "Eyre’s humour haunts surreal self-portraits", NOW Magazine, April 24
.........Richard Huntington, "Something they’re not…", The Buffalo News, April 11
.........Simone Mcmillan, "Art", Toronto Life Magazine, April
.........Natalie Green, "Altered Egos Inner Selves", Art Voice, March 19-27
.........Gillian MacKay, "Swoon at Garnet Press", Globe & Mail, January 25
1996 Bracket, Donald, "Canada’s Rising Art Stars", Globe & Mail, October 5th
........."La Mostra," La Republica, June
........."Iinquietanti Collagese Ironische Fictions", La Stampa, June 27
.........Ivana Mulatero, Corriere dell’Arte, "Storie Delicamente Incoerenti," June 22
........."Fictions", Torinosette, La Stampa, June 20
........."Fra ironica horror e linee post punk di viovani artisti", La Stampa, June 4
1995 Lisa Balfour Bowen, "Body Double" , Toronto Sun, July 2nd
.........Lisa Balfour Bowen, "Young & Restless", Toronto Sun, July 9th
.........John, Bentley-Mays, "The World of Snide, Jokey Artwork",Globe & Mail, July 15th
.........Hanna, Deirdre, NOW Magazine, "Janieta Eyre’s Personal Demons Hover in Photos,"
.........Hanna, Deirdre, NOW Magazine, "Janieta Eyre’s Personal Demons Hover in Photos," July 6-12th
.........Hitzeroth, Connie, The Financial Post, "Hot New Pop Art," July 1st
.........Hume, Christopher, Toronto Star, "Finding Meaning in the Muck of Modernism," July13
.........Hume Christopher, Toronto Star, "Portrait of the Artist as Double Exposure," August 20