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Janet Lage

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Birthplace
Massachusetts

Birth year
1955

Lives in
Connecticut ; Jamaica, West indies

Website

Tags
paper, graphite painting drawing painting abstract drawing painting abstract, canvas mixed-media drawing painting drawing, Board, ink

Statement

HOSE ME, the series represented in this showcase, is my latest collection of mark making on canvas, paper and board.  The compulsive marks in the paintings and drawings live along side the world of discipline and the formal painting process.   I approach each piece with an understanding of a physical image and allow internal forces of perception and chance to collide on the surface.  Language has found its way into my work of late and dances alongside the physicality of paint.

My aim is to momentarily harness logic, intuition and guesswork.  Sense and nonsense live in one world as they do in my paintings.

 CV

SOLO SHOWS


2012   Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY, Recent Paintngs
2011   Sarah Doyle Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI, HOSE ME
        EO Art Lab, Chester, CT, STICK IT
2010   William-Scott Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2009   EO Art Lab, Chester, CT, Hose Me
2007   EO Art Lab, Chester, CT, Laid Rubber
        Diane Birdsall Gallery, Old Lyme,CT, Tie Me Down
2006   Diane Birdsall Gallery, Old Lyme, CT, Leaners and Hangers
2004   University of Connecticut, Avery Point, Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery of Art, Landscape
2002   University of Connecticut, Avery Point, Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery of Art,New Paintings
2000   University of Connecticut, Avery Point, Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery of Art, The C Word
1995   Viridian Gallery, New York, NY, Mixed Landscape
1991   Queens College Art Center, Queens, NY, Between Something and Nothing
        Pump House Gallery, Hartford, CT, Between Something and Nothing
1988   Bratton Gallery, New York, NY, Yesturday I Found My Soul
1986   Cummings Art Center, Connecticut Collage, New London, CT, Illuminated Paintings
        
Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT, Illuminated Paintings


MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

2011    Housatonic Museum of Art, SLASH, group exhibition

2000   Stamford Museum and Nature Center,Stamford, CT (Juror: Lauren Ross, White Columns Gallery, NY, NY, NEW ART ANNUAL 2000)
1997   Stamford Museum and Nature Center,Stamford, CT  Solo Show Award (Juror: Ann Philbin, Director of The  Drawing Center NY, NY, New Art Annual 1997)
1996   Stamford Museum and Nature Center,Stamford, CT  4 Winners
        Stamford Museum and Nature Center,Stamford, CT (Juror: Jill Snyder, Director of the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Ridgefield, CT, New Art Annual 1996)
        Stamford Museum and Nature Center,Stamford, CT( Juror: Dorothy Mayhall, Director, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT, Connecticut Art)
1989   Warwick Museum, Warwick, RI, Spending Our Children's Inheritance
        Stamford Museum and Nature Center,Stamford, CT (Curator: Dorothy Mayhall, Director,Stamford Museum and Nature Center,Stamford, CT,Nature as Image in Contemporary Art)


AWARDS

2010   Connecticut Artists Fellowship Grant in Painting
         3rd Juried Showcase Award
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2007   78th Connecticut Women Artists Open Juried Exhibition  (Juror, Donna Burton, Cash Award)
2003   74th Connecticut Women Artists Open Juried Exhibition Speedball Award (Juror:  Fereshteh Daftari, Co-Curator, Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY)

1998   Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT,Solo Show Award (Juror: Ann Philbin, Director of The Drawing Center NY, NY NEW ART ANNUAL ’97)
1994   Viridian GALLERY, New York, NY, Solo Show Award (Juror: Diane Waldman, Senior Curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY, NY, Mixed Landscape)



COMPETITIONS AND SELECT GROUP SHOWS

2011   Ct Commission on Culture & Tourism, Hartford,CT, Artist Fellowship Recipients
        Silvermine Galleries, New Caanon, CT  (Juror: Tom Eccles, Executive Director of the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, 62nd Art of the Northeast)
        Artspace, New Haven, CT, Organized by Leslie Nolan, Out of Line
2010   Afordable Art Fair, NY, NY,  EO Art Lab

        Silvermine Galleries, New Caanon, CT  (Juror: Katie Rashid, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY, NY, 61st Art of the Northeast
        Visual Arts Center Of New Jersey, Summit, NJ (Juror: Susan Kismaric, Curator, Department of Photography, Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY, 24th International Juried Show)

        EO Art Lab, Chester, CT,Featured Artist, San Francisco Art Fair
2009   EO Art Lab, Chester, CT, Give and Take
2008   EO Art Lab, Chester, CT,Featured Artist, Red Dot Miami

        EO Art Lab, Chester, CT, Featured Artist, Red Dot NY
        EO Art Lab, Chester, CT, Group Therapy
        Diane Birdsal Gallery, Old Lyme, CT, Aniversary Show

2006   Silvermine Galleries, New Caanon, CT(Juror: Ben Barzune, Senior Assosiate Knoedler & Company, New York, NY, Art of the Northeast)
        Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA  (Juror: Susan D. Greenberg, Yale University Art Gallery)

        Diane Birdsall Gallery, Old Lyme, CT, Gallery Artists
        EO Art Lab,Chester, CT, Gallery Artists
2004   Bowery Gallery, NY, NY  (Juror: William Bailey, Juried exhibition)
        University of  Connecticut, Avery Point, Unfolding the Light        
        Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT  (Juror: Mona Berman)
1999   Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA,
1995   Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT
1995   Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, NY,NY
        Phoenix Gallery,NY, NY (Juror: Diane Waldman, Senior Curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY, NY)
        Pleiades Gallery, NY, NY  (Juror: Judith Collishman)
1992   Artspace Gallery, New Haven, CT (Juror: Charlotta Kotik,Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum, NY, New Work New Haven)
        Hera Gallery,Wakefield, RI, Invitational
        Viridian Gallery, NY, NY (Curator: Susan Hershfeld)
        Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT (Juror: Nancy Spero)
        Artspace Gallery, New Haven, CT
1989   Neo Persona Gallery,NY, NY
        Artworks GalleryHartford, CT
1988   Bratton Gallery, NY, NY  
1987   Broomfield Gallery, Boston, MA, 3 Person Invitational
        Silvermine Galleries, New Cannon, CT (Juror: Patterson Sims, Associate Curator, Whitney Museum of American art, NY,NY, Art of the Northeast)
                                                                                                                                                                             


COLLECTIONS                                        

Aetna Corporate Collection
CPI Corporate Collection   
Yale New Haven Hospital Public Collection       
Private National and International Collections                                                                   



PUBLICATIONS

Studio Visit Magazine, First Edition, Volume 2, March 2008, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, Publishers

Studio Visit Magazine, First Edition, Volume 5, April, 2009, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, Publishers
Studio Visit Magazine, First Edition, Volume 8, June , 2010, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, Publishers
Studio Visit Magazine, First Edition, Volume 9, June , 2010, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, Publishers


Education

University of Maine

Maine Film Alliance Summer Residency
Hartford Art School


Recent Exhibits

Janet Lage participated in these exhibits:

Jul, 2013 PAINT Exhibition
Nikola Rukaj Gallery
 
Aug, 2012 JSANET LAGE “STICK IT” A Love Song
William-Scott Gallery
 
Apr, 2011 AoNE 62
Silvermine Guild Arts Center
 
Feb, 2011 systems / fictions
Ct Commission on Culture & Tourism Gallery
 
Aug, 2010 Janet Lage "HOSE ME"
William-Scott Gallery
 
Apr, 2010 61st Art of the Northeast
Silvermine Arts Center
 
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