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Qualifications:

MA Fine Art: Manchester Metropolitan University
BA Fine Art: Painting, Manchester Metropolitan University
Diploma in Theatre Studies, Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre
PGCE: University of Huddersfield

 
Upcoming exhibitions:

2018 Vision On Gallery Hebden Bridge

2018 HBOS


 
Selected Exhibitions:

2015/16/17   Hebden Bridge Open studios
2016   Obras Foundation, Portugal
2015   Artsmill, Hebden Bridge Winter Exhibition
2015/16   Water Street Gallery, Todmorden Winter Open Exhibition
2014   The Egg, The Womb, The Head and The Moon. www.eggwombheadmoon.com
2013   Arthouse: Didsbury Arts Festival (curator)
2011   Suite open studios, Salford
2010   Unrealised potential piece – Cornerhouse, Manchester, part of a group show curated by Mike Chavez               Dawson
2010   Stowage: exhibition in the small independent shops in Exeter’s West Quarter and Macclesfield Arts                   Festival
2010   rearranging formulae:unwrapping books, The Durds, 03 Gallery, Oxford,‘Nexus’ at the Phoenix Arts               Centre, Exeter and the Oxford University Press gallery, Oxford
2009   Outside In: Northern Lawn Tennis Club, Didsbury Arts Festival (curator)
2009   The Launderette Show – The Durds (curator)
2009  The Kiss of a Lifetime, (ltd edition print exhibition): Rogue Studios Artists Space/Vane, Newcastle,                    Bearspace, Deptford
2008   SWAP/VAIHTO: International Artists Exchange between Suite Studio group and Namastic Arts                            Collective from Finland with shows at Bureau Gallery, Salford & the Cable Factory, Helsinki
2008   Artranspennine: Installation and The Durds performance at Islington Mill, Salford
2008   artHOUSE:Home is where the art is  Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester
2007   Comme Ca Art: Limited Edition prints, The Lowry Hotel, Salford
2001/09  Suite open studios
2007   Participated in Yuen Fong Ling’s ‘Portrait of my Family’ in Arrivals and Departures: Urbis
2006   Making love to my ego: Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
2006   Smallpond: Manchester
2005   Yuletide: Imitate Gallery, Manchester
2005   Women Waiting: Imitate Gallery, Manchester                                   
2004   Janet Griffiths/Ged Murray: photographic retrospective
2004   281 Summer Shows: Timber Wharf, Manchester
2004   Reformation: Debenhams Windows,Comme Ca Art, Manchester
2003   Succubus, Banshee & Medusa: Comme Ca Art Gallery, Manchester
2003   Show Homes: Another Product, Urban Splash, Manchester
2003   Eve of Destruction: International 3, Manchester
2003   Art in the Triangle: Comme ca Art, Manchester
2002   Suite on Ice: Islington Mill, Salford.
2002   Art Takeaway: Cornerhouse, Manchester
2002   Ladies Only: Liverpool Biennial Independent, Blundell Mill, Liverpool
2002   Rooms with a view: Comme Ca Art, the:Mill, Manchester
2001   Sho 1: Suite presents Liquid Lunch, Islington Mill, Salford
2001   All colours will agree in the dark: Cornerhouse, Manchester - MA show

 

Screenings:

 2006   Collective Rhythm: The Bigger Picture (BBC/Cornerhouse), Manchester
2005   Natasha Howes’ showreel, Chorlton Arts Festival
2004   Max 5 Video Festival, Southwark Gallery Projects, Aug 2004
2004   Folly screening, Lancaster:Purescreen 1&2
2003   Purescreen, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
2003   Jon Purnell/Max5 Video Festival: New Foundry, Hoxton,/Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark
2002   CIDS NW Mission to New York: Video piece included on a compilation video of 12 NW video artists

 

Selected commissions:

 2005/07/08   Surestart, Stockport – Photographic commissions
2004                  Flux/Philips, Video commission for London Fashion Week
2003                  The Vacuum: Photograph for front cover, Artist led publication in collaboration with Source                                 magazine, Belfast
2002                  Fluxspace: Flux magazine August /September issue
2001                   Flux 5th birthday party/launch of Manchester Art Gallery: video piece
2001-2007     Manchester Stage & Lighting Co – Photography commissions

 
Curating:

 2009/2013    Didsbury Arts Festival
2003                 Priceless, Oval Productions: Artist led initiative (myself and 2 colleagues): an art giveaway                                    examining value in art)

 
Performance and Acting:


​2014                Latent: Orangeattic tv ,teaser by Shahrokh Nael

Ongoing        The Durds: Electronic folk/ research-based pop with elements of visual art, experimental                                      sound and performance art.

1980s/2016  The Worm Women

​2010/14          The Orchestra of Fools

2012                 Symmetry Day: short film directed by James Starkie

2013                 Pity the Drunks: short film by Adele Myers




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       

                       

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Janet Griffiths, Unit 2b, Beehive Mills, Hebble End, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, UK, HX7 6HJ


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