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b. 1959, Canada

Janet Werner Biography

Janet Werner (b. 1959, Winnipeg, Manitoba) lives and works in Montreal, Quebec. She received her MFA from Yale University in 1987. Solo exhibitions include Parisian Laundry (Montreal), Galerie Julia Garnatz (Cologne), Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts (Montreal), Whatiftheworld Gallery (Cape Town) and Plug Institute of Contemporary Art (Winnipeg). Group exhibitions include AXENEO7 (Gatineau), MASS MoCA (North Adams), Musée d'art contemporain (Montreal), Kenderdine Art Gallery (Saskatoon). A solo survey exhibition entitled, Another Perfect Day organised by the Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, toured to five locations in Canada from 2013—2015, including the Esker Foundation (Calgary); the McIntosh Gallery, (Ontario); Galerie de l'UQAM (Montreal); and the Doris McCarthy Gallery (Toronto). Werner's work is in the collections of the Musée du Québec, Musée d'art contemporain (Montreal), The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, Owens Art Gallery (Sackville), the Canadian Embassy in Berlin, University of Lethbridge (Alberta), Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Mendel Art Gallery and numerous private and corporate collections.


Janet Werner Featured Artworks

The Splits by Janet Werner contemporary artwork
Janet WernerThe Splits, 2018Oil and acrylic on canvas
84 x 67 inches
Anat Ebgi Contact Gallery
Winona by Janet Werner contemporary artwork
Janet WernerWinona, 2020Oil on canvas
84 x 67 inches
Anat Ebgi Contact Gallery

Janet Werner Current Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Good Company: The Remix at Anat Ebgi, Mid Wilshire, Los Angeles
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6 February–6 March 2021 Group Exhibition Good Company: The Remix Anat EbgiMid Wilshire
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Good Company: Pt. 1 at Anat Ebgi, Mid Wilshire, Los Angeles
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5 December 2020–6 March 2021 Group Exhibition Good Company: Pt. 1 Anat EbgiMid Wilshire

Janet Werner Represented By

Anat Ebgi contemporary art gallery in Culver City, Los Angeles, USA Anat Ebgi Los Angeles

Janet Werner In Related Press

Janet Werner by Ara Osterweil Related Press Janet Werner by Ara Osterweil 14 February 2020, artforum

Through painterly and conceptual ingenuity, Janet Werner has created a visual language to explore the multiplicity of the self.

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