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Janette Kerr – Selected CV 2021-2007

 

Royal Scottish Academy Honorary Academician

Royal West of England Academician

President of the Royal West of England Academy 2011- 2016

Visiting Research Fellow, Fine Art, UWE Bristol

                           

Solo Exhibitions

 

2021

Hyperborea: beyond the north wind: Kilmorack Gallery, Inverness-shire, Scotland 

Pittenweem Art Festival - invited lead artist, Scotland, UK 

 

2020               

Sea States, Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK 

 

2018                

Far North, Slader’s Yard Gallery, Bridport UK

North II Kilmorack Gallery, Inverness-shire, Scotland

North, Cadogan Contemporary, London UK

 

2017                

Arctic Air: an absolute difficult beauty - RWA Small Gallery, Bristol, UK

 

2016               

An Uncontrollable Force - Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, London UK  

 

2015               

Paintings from the Sea - Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, London, UK

New Work from Shetland - Kilmorack Galley, Inverness-shire, Scotland

Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

 

2014                

Meteorological Musings - Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK

 

2013                

Kystmuseet i Øygarden, Bergen, Norway

 

2012                

Marine Research Institute, and Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Bergen, Norway

Sixty Degrees North - Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK

Sea Drawing - RWA, Bristol, UK

 

2011

World Meteorological Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland

Janette Kerr: Extreme Wave theory - Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland Isles

Royal Geographic Society, Kensington, London, UK

Janette Kerr: On the far edge Sir Terry Frost Gallery, King’s School, Worcester, UK  

Sea drawings - UWE, Bristol, UK

 

2010

St Giles Gallery, Norwich, UK

 

2009

Origin Gallery, Dublin, ROI

Peripheral Visions  - Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, London, UK

 

2007

Edge - Hybrid Gallery, Honiton, UK  

Janette Kerr - Seascapes, St Giles Gallery, Norwich, UK

 

Group / invited Exhibitions, and Projects

 

2021

The sea the sea: Sladers Yard, Bridport, 4 person exhibition

Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK

Confusing Shadow with Substance – collaborative installation by Janette Kerr & Jo Millett; Easthouse, Burra, Shetland

Ling received: Fishermen of the far haaf: sound walk. Collaboration by Janette Kerr, Jo Millett, Satsymph:; Stenness Beach, Shetland.

Somerset Solargraphic community project

Landlinks/Groundwork – Place Time Material, Three Storeys Art Centre, Nailsworth (film / mixed media work).

Somerset Reacquainted bookwork, touring Somerset venues

2020

Cadogan Contemporary: 40 Year Anniversary Exhibition

Landlinks/Groundwork Walk project: http://groundworks.org.uk/wp/landlinks/ UK

Somerset Reacquainted - Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury, UK

Annual Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, UK 

 

2019 

John Davis Gallery, Pre-Christmas & New Year Exhibition; Moreton-in-Marsh UK  

Igniting Sight: contemporary artists inspired by Turner, Slader's Yard, Bridport UK

Annual Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, UK 

Wales Contemporary 2019  Waterfront Gallery, Milford Haven, and Mall Galleries, London

Black Swan Open, Frome, UK

Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK

Kilmorack Gallery, By Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland

 

2018 

Currents: Ways of seeing water, Slader's Yard Contemporary Gallery, Bridport, UK

Annual Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, UK           

Fragile Latitudes, The Step Gallery, Arizona State University, USA

Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, UK

A Case for Place - interdisciplinary project with Land 2, Steel Rooms Gallery, Brigg, UK 

 

2017

Confusing Shadow with Substance - installation Janette Kerr & Jo Millett; Da Gadderi, Shetland Museum

Janette Kerr & Malcolm Ashman - Andelli Art, Wells, Somerset

Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

 

2003-2020     

Royal West of England Academy Annual Autumn Exhibition, Bristol, UK

2014-2020     

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

 

2016 

Radiance - Sladers Yard, Bridport, UK

Scottish Artists inspired by sea - Kilmorak Gallery, Inverness-shire, Scotland

 

2012-16

Royal Academy Summer Show, London, UK

 

2014

The Power of the Sea: Making waves in British Art - RWA, Bristol, UK

20x20 - Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland, UK

Small works - Hilton Fine Art, Bath

Birmingham & Beyond: 200 Year Celebration - RBSA, Birmingham, UK

Hilton Fine Art, Bath, UK

Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

A2 Gallery, Wells, UK

Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

 

2013

Sladers Yard, Bridport, UK

Small Works - Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK

The Wilder Shores of Love - Hilton Fine Art, Bath UK

Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

Works on Paper  - Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK

30th Anniversary Exhibition - Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK

Abstraction - Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK

Open Studios, Somerset, UK

 

2010

Air Gallery, Wells, Somerset, UK

Hampshire Art Fair Hampshire, UK

Open Painting Exhibition - RWA, Bristol, UK

 

2010-7

Cadogan Country Art Show, London UK & Hampshire, UK

Kilkenny Arts Festival - Fine Art & Applied Art, Ballyduff House, ROI

 

2009

Blackbird Gallery, Kilkenny (Kilkenny Arts Festival), ROI

Irish Art - Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour (3 person), UK

Around the British Coastline  - Richard Hagen Gallery, Broadway, UK

West Country Artists  - Bowlish Gallery, Bowlish, Somerset, UK

Workshop Wales Gallery, Fishguard, Wales, UK

 

2009/8

Affordable Art Fair, London, UK

 

2008

Night: A Time Between - Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK

Edinburgh Art Fair (Bowlish Gallery), Scotland

 

2007

Earth - Rook Lane Chapel, Frome Art Festival, Somerset, UK

Micro-Macro (2 person) - Queens Street Gallery, Emsworthy, Hampshire, UK

Affordable Art Fair (Bowlish Gallery), Bristol, UK

Inspires Gallery, Oxford (2 person), UK

Alpha House Gallery, Sherbourne, Dorset, UK

Quartz Visual Arts Festival, Taunton, Somerset, UK

Bowlish Contemporary Gallery, Bowlish, Somerset, UK

Sadler Street Gallery, Wells, Somerset, UK

Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, UK

 

Residencies since 2006

2020     Nes International art residency, Skagaströnd, NW Iceland

2016     Arctic Circle Programme expedition http://www.thearcticcircle.org/#

2012     Meteorological Institute, Bergen, Norway

             Brisons Veor, Cape Cornwall​               

2010     The Booth, Shetland

2012     Shetland Fishing stations – research project

2006/8/9 Cill Rialaig, International artists & writers retreat, S Ireland

 

Publications/Essays/Interviews

2020 

https://landscaperesearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/LRE-90-FINAL-032.pdf (Arctic landscape painting) 

https://floatingcircle-rwa.org/2020/06/09/artists-in-lockdown-janette-kerr-prwa/

http://groundworks.org.uk/wp/in-conversation-with-janette-kerr/

 

2019

https://www.creativeboom.com/features/janette-kerr/

https://www.lux-review.com/janette-kerr-north/

https://www.moderdy.org/artists

2018

'Night representation and indeterminacy: night in landscape painting', Landscape Research (1st pub 1997)            

 

2017

'Poised between land and far haaf', New Shetlander No 281 

Interview: Radio Shetland July 20th re Confusing Shadow with Substance installation

Ofi Issue 52 Arctic Special Online: http://en.calameo.com/books/00473905900e81dd8869f

Rogue waves: Anatomy of a Monster, M Olagnon & J Kerr, Bloomsbury

 

2015

Anatomie curieuse des vagues scélérates, M Olagnon & J Kerr, Quae, France

Transcan Vol 10, Australia

Interview: Made in Bristol TV 1st Dec re Arctic Expedition

 

2014

The Power of the Sea, Dr Janette Kerr & Prof Christina Payne (co-ed), Samson & Co

 

2011

An Eye for a Storm: The paintings of Janette Kerr, Urthona 28, Melita Press

Janette Kerr - film by Mark Parry, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iU9vh9YTA0

 

2010

Extremes and Instabilities, catalogue, Blurb

 

2008

Night: A Time Between - catalogue (ed & contributor), RWA Bristol

Featured artist - ART, RWA Magazine (June)

 

2006

Fifty Wessex Artists: [Evolver] Books

 

2005

Representation & Indeterminacy: A Study of Night in Painting, PhD thesis, UWE

 

2000

In House Twice – Artists’ Book, Wild Conversations Press

 

1999

The Painters Eye: Janette Kerr. Art Review Magazine

Work in Collections

Maine Maritime Museum, USA

Royal Collection, London UK

Shetland Arts, Shetland Isles

NorthLink Ferries, Scotland

Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Bergen, Norway

Dublin Office of Public Works

RWA Permanent Collection, Tallboys Bequest Bristol

Victoria Art Gallery Print Collection, Bath

Grizedale Society, Cumbria

Colle Verde Art Trust, Tuscany

Private collections world-wide

 

Awards

2020

Creative Scotland – collaborative project tour: Confusing Shadow with Substance

2019

Black Swan Open - local artist prize

2017              

Creative Scotland – collaborative project: Confusing Shadow with Substance

2014              

MET, Norway: funding to attend Extreme Wave International Conference

2012/10

Arts Council England - Professional Development & Research

Turning Point South West Bursary -The Penzance Convention

NorthLink Ferries travel support - Extreme Wave Theory project

Richard Hagan Gallery - research project

2000

Windle Trust Bursary

1999

David Murray Studentship Award, Royal Academy Schools

1996

Ruskin/Colle Verde Travel Bursary

1995

1st prize, Laing Landscape Art (SW)

 

Conference/symposium papers

2018

Keynote speaker - 'The Embodied Experience of Drawing' Conference, Plymouth

2017

Collaborative Practice, CMIT biennial ASLE-UKI with LAND2, Sheffield Hallaam

2016 

Relate North Symposium, ASAD

Making in Transit series, The Cube, London

2014

Keynote speaker - Land2 drawing symposium, Plymouth University

2013

Kystmuseet i Øygarden, Bergen, Norway

Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Bergen, Norway

Extreme Wave International Conference, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

2011

Meteorological Imaginations Panel - RGS Annual Conference, London, UK

Art & Geography Symposium, UWE Bristol

2008

Curator of symposia and programmes of talks to accompany Night: A Time Between; British Waters & beyond ; Drawn; Regionalism & Identity in British Art.

 

I regularly give talks about my practice and research projects to Art Societies, students, galleries - too numerous to list; most recently for Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institute, Friends of the RWA (Bristol), Cleveland Art Society, Wells Men’s Breakfast Club, U3A, Da Gadderie (Shetland Museum & Archives), BA students, UHI (Shetland).

I mentor artists

 

Curatorial

Invited selector for Wales Contemporary Open 2019

Night: A Time between - 2008 RWA Bristol

Power of the Sea - 2014  RWA Bristol

RWA Annual Open and 'Drawn' exhibitions 2011-16 

Small solo exhibitions for RWA Academicians

                                   

Websites

http://extremewavetheory.blogspot.com

http://land2.leeds.ac.uk/people/kerr/

http://www.cadogancontemporary.com/artists/KERJ/

http://www.thestourgallery.co.uk/portfolio/janette-kerr/paintings

https://www.kilmorackgallery.co.uk/janette-kerr-artist/
http://www.rwa.org.uk/rwa-artists/academicians-listings/k/kerr-janette/

http://somersetartworks.org.uk/artists/JanetteKerr/