Jan Davis

Solo exhibitions
2017 from the ground up, grahame galleries + editions, Brisbane.
2017 Georgica, Langford 120, Melbourne.
2015 Big Garden, drawings and installation, Logan Art Gallery, Queensland.
2014 Big Garden, drawings, Langford 120, Melbourne.
2014 Big Garden, drawings and installation, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore, NSW.
2011 Trace, Langford 120, Melbourne.
2010 Walking home, grahame galleries + editions, Brisbane.
2007 Terania, Barratt Galleries, Alstonville, NSW.
2005 Folio/foliate, Grafton Regional Art Gallery, NSW.
2003 Panorama, Lismore Regional Art Gallery, NSW.
2000 Candide’s Garden, grahame galleries + editions, Brisbane.
1997 grahame galleries + editions, Brisbane.
1995 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne.
1992 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne.
1990 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne.
1989 Ros MacAllan Gallery, Brisbane.
1988 Niagara Galleries, Melbourne.

Selected group exhibitions since 2010
2020 Let all birds fly, Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW.
2019 Place, University of Wollongong and various university & regional galleries in NSW.
2018 Habitat, Gallery West, Adelaide.
2018 Place, artist’s books, University of Wollongong Library.
2017 Our Collection: Journeys into the Asia-Pacific, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane.
2017 Speaking Volumes: Artists’ Books from City of Fremantle Art Collection, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA.
2017 6th artists’ books and multiples fair, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane.
2017 & So.., artists’ books & multiples from The Centre for the Artist Book, Queensland College of Art Library, Brisbane.
2016 As far as the eye can see, Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba.
2016 Local Provenance, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW.
2015-66 Une histoire du livre d’artiste australien, Cabinet du livre d’artiste, Université Rennes 2, France.
2015 Circumference and Radius, Concrete Gallery, Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design, Wroclaw, Poland.
2015 Centre for the Artist Book – Artists’ Books & Multiples, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Qld.
2015 Auditory Visions, Lismore Regional Gallery, Lismore, NSW.
2015 Circumference and Radius, Southern Graphics International Council conference, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.
2014 International Print Exhibition Australia and Japan, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan; Fukuyama Museum of Art, Fukuyama, Japan.
2014 Fourteen, Langford 120, Melbourne.
2013 The OnGOING GaGa SaGa, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2013 Paperworks II, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
2013 Thirteen, Langford 120, Melbourne.
2012 Lessons in History Vol. II: Democracy, grahame galleries + editions, Brisbane.
2011 The New Arcadia, Lismore Regional Art Gallery, Lismore, NSW.
2011 Fair & Square, Charles Sturt University Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW.

National Gallery of Australia
National Library of Australia
Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa
Australian Library of Art, State Library of Queensland
State Library of New South Wales
State Library of Victoria
Centre for the Artist Book, Brisbane
Baillieu Library at The University of Melbourne
Parliament House Collection, Canberra
Tate Gallery, London
Museum of Brisbane
Artspace Mackay
Grafton Regional Gallery
Lismore Regional Gallery
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
Fremantle City Collection
Charles Sturt University
Curtin University
Deakin University
RMIT Melbourne.

Residencies, Awards
2018 Swan Hill Drawing Award
2017 Guanlan Original Printmaking Base, Shenzhen, Guandong, China.
2014 Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Creative Fellowship, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane.
2012 Temporary Residency 3, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
1995 Fremantle Print Prize, Fremantle Arts Centre, WA.
1992 Jacaranda Drawing Prize, Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW.

Selected bibliography
Drury, Nevill 1989, New Art III, Craftsman House, Roseville, NSW, pp. 60-63.
Grahame, N 2014, ‘Part of the land’, in Van Ogtrop, A and Grahame, N (eds.), International Print Exhibition Australia and Japan, Japan Print Association, Kyoto, Japan. p. 34 & p. 51.
Menz, Christopher 2000. ‘Jan Davis’, Craft from Scratch, 8. Triennale für Form und Inhalte – Australia and Germany, Museum für Angewante Kunst, Frankfurt am Main. p. 65, p.181.
Noyce, Richard 2010, Critical Mass; Printmaking beyond the edge, A&C Black, London, pp.82-83.

Professional Employment
1988-09 Various academic and management roles, Southern Cross University.
1985-87 Academic, printmaking & drawing, Ballarat College of Advanced Education.
1983-84 Studio technician, Printmaking, Victorian College of the Arts.
1982 Assistant printer, Druckma Press, West Melbourne.