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 Janet Patterson in the studio 

Janet Patterson born Edinburgh
Studied Slade School of Fine Art 1960-64
French Government Scholarship 1964-65
Lectured Liverpool College of Art 1966-67
Returned to live in Edinburgh 1969
Lectured Edinburgh College of Art 1971-1990
Travelled to Australia 1987 on a 6 month sabbatical on a Winston Churchill Fellowship
Moved to London 1990
Studied MA Arts Criticism, City University, London 1990-93
Set up a studio in Stepney Green, London 1991
Lectured at Loughborough College of Art & Design 1992-96
Studied MA in Art & Media Practice, University of Westminster, 2006-08
Exhibits London, UK and internationally

Solo Exhibitions:

2012            'Various vistas' new paintings, Chelsea Arts Club

2012             Open studio, Gretton, Northamptonshire (Rutland Open Studios)

2009             Christmas exhibition, Barnwell studio
2009             Paintings, prints and drawings at The Studio, Strahan Road
2008             ‘Out of the box’ Electrician’s Basement, Trinity Buoy Wharf
2005             Brighton Art Fair
2005             The Walk Gallery, London ‘Cyprus Footnotes’
2004             Phoenix 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
2003             Pilgrim Gallery, London
2002             La Brocca West Hampstead, London
2001             Parkview Fine Paintings, Bristol
2001             Workhouse Gallery, London
2000             “Sightings” Chelsea Art Club, London

Group Exhibitions (selected):

2019            ‘Drawing Distinctions’, Wisconsin University’ US/Cello Factory, London UK (LG) collaborative

2018            ‘Down from London’, Linden Gallery, Deal. (LG)

2018             Penwith Gallery, St Ives (LG)

2018             Shortlisted Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 

2018             Waterloo Festival, installation

2017             Shoreham Sculpture Trail, Shireham, Kent (LG)

2016             ‘Personal Relations’, International Touring Exhibition (LG)

2014             London Book Fair, Whitechapel Galleries (LG)

2013             Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire

2013             Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing, West London London Group centenary - painting and installation

2012             'On my behalf' London Group self portraits, Cumberland Hotel, London W1

2012             'Spring' Formans Smokehouse Gallery, London E3   

2011             "Dreams" exhibition, The Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SX

2010             RAC Summer Exhibition

2010             Mallesons Stephens Jacques, 2010
2010             ‘Inspiration’ at Kensington & Chelsea College London (LG) 2010
2009             ‘Wonderland’ at Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green, London 2009
2009             London Group Open, Menier Gallery 2009
2009             Stand Alone, London Group Sculpture Exhibition, Cello Factory 2009
2008             ‘Wonderland’ Prints and installations, Germany (ELP) 2008
2008             London Group at Deutsche Bank, London (2008)
                    Hunting Art Prizes 2004, 2003, 2002,  2000 (Prizewinner)
                    Angela Flowers Gallery ‘Small is Beautiful XXI’  2003       
                    Clifford Chance Prints (ELP)
                    London Group at the Menier Gallery, London
                    Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
                    London Group exhibition at The Walk Gallery, London
                    Annual exhibiting at the “Secret” exhibitions at RCA
                    Piers Feetham Gallery, Aldburgh
                    London International Small Print Biennale, Morley College, ELP
Publications:  ‘Dreamtime’ catalogue, 1988; Britart Directory, 2001; The London Group, 2003;  ‘Out of the box’, 2009; 'Wonderland' catalogue, East London Printmakers 2009/10; 'Dreams' catalogue, East London Printmakers, 2011, ‘freud & co’, monograph by Janet Patterson, 2012

Public              2000  Dresdner Kleinwort Benson “Connections”                 
Commissions:  2001  Dresdner Kleinwort Benson  -    Corporate Christmas Card

Private            Paintings, illustrations, posters, special event cards,        
Commissions:  Ceramic tile decorations etc
                   London Group catalogues (various) 1985-present

                   Aspire magazine features 2013

                   Christies Lehmans catalogue 2010                

                   The London Group-Visual Arts from 1913 (2003)
                   BritArt Directory 2001
                   “Natural Elements” catalogue Janet Patterson 1999
                   Dictionary of Scottish Artists
                   The London Art Scene 1987 - 1999 by Heather Waddell
                   “Who’s Who in Art” 2000 continuing
                   Dictionary of Painters & Sculptors ed. Frances Spalding
                   Dictionary of 20th Century Artists
                   London Group at the Barbican 1993
                   The London Art & Artists Guide, sixth edition ed Heather Waddell
                   The London Group 75th Anniversary catalogue 1988
                   Britain-Australia Official Bicentennial Programme 1988
                   Janet Patterson “ Dreamtime - a traveller’s images of Australia” 1988
                   Hampstead Artists Catalogue 1946 - 1986
                   Royal Academy Illustrated Catalogue 1985
                   Contemporary British Watercolours Exhibition Catalogue 1984
                   Messel Collection Catalogue 1984
                   “Contemporary Art in Scotland” Touring Exhibition  1981 - 82

                  1960-64  Slade School of Fine Art:  Dip. Fine Art London University
                  1990-93  City University:  MA Arts Criticism
                  2006-08  Westminster University:  MA (with Merit) Art & Media Practice

Lecturer at:   
                  Edinburgh College of Art 1971-1990
                  Loughborough College of Art 1992-96
                  Central St Martins, Slade School of Fine Art, Wimbledon College of Art, Liverpool College of Art etc

Travel Scholarships:
                  French Government Scholarship 1964-65; Winston Churchill Travel
                  Fellowship (to Australia) 1987; British Council Travel Scholarship;
                  Norwegian Government Scholarship  1989;
                  Turkish Government Scholarship 1994

Awards & Prizes:
                  Hunting Art Award (Major Prizewinner) 2000
                  Hunting Art Prizes (Highly Commended ) 
                  Royal Watercolour Society Award
                  Scottish Arts Council Bursary 
                  Drawing Prize, Slade School of Fine Art

                 Collection of the Duke of Devonshire; Danish Re; Astrazeneca; Dresdner Kleinwort Benson; The Freud Museum, London;
                 William Friedkin Collection, Los Angeles; Lehman Brothers; Texaco; Liberty Syndicate Management; ICI;
                 National Westminster Bank; Lothian Schools Collection; Sheffield City Art Gallery;
                 Wolf Safety Lamp Co; Scottish Arts Council; Ciba Geigy; Coopers & Lybrand; Unilever etc