Janet Davis Bio

1998 BFA, Interdisciplinary   Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
1994 Independent Study in Textiles   Cabot College 
1992 Certificate in Textile Studies   Cabot College/Avalon Community College 
1990 Level III/Grade 12 Diploma   Lester Pearson Memorial High School

Solo Exhibitions
2015 SURFACING: Ocean Portraits Craft Council Gallery 
                                                          Lester-Garland House
2010 SALT FISH: Printed Painted and Hooked  The Ryan Premises
2007 FISH Craft Council Gallery
2004 GREENSPOND Craft Council Gallery, Annex 
         AN INTROSPECTIVE Gallery of the Gander Arts and Culture Centre
1999 teastory Devon House Craft Gallery 
1998 teastory Anna Leonowens Gallery 2

Group Exhibitions
2022 50th Anniversary Exhibition  Craft Council Gallery
2018 Comfort & Joy   Craft Council Gallery
         Writers at Woody Point Art Exhibit
2016 Forget Me Not    Craft Council Gallery
         Annual Members' Exhibit   Craft Council Gallery
2015 Annual Members' Exhibit    Craft Council Gallery
2013 Annual Members' Exhibit    St. Michael's Printshop 
2011 Comfort and Joy  Craft Council Gallery
         Annual Members' Exhibit    Craft Council Gallery 
2010 Comfort and Joy  Craft Council Gallery 
         small spaces BIG ART The Rooms Provincial Gallery 
         Annual Member’s Exhibit St. Michael’s Printshop 
2007 ARTefact Craft Council (3rd Floor) Gallery 
         Light Meal The Rooms Provincial Gallery 
2006/07 Traditions in Transition Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery
                                                    The Rooms Provincial Museum 
2006 Outside the Borders  Lyghtesome Gallery
2005 Night Set The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery 
         In Praise of Function Craft Council Gallery 
2003 Roots & Shoots Devon House Gallery 
         Royal Flush Art Gallery of NL 
2002 Comfort and Joy Devon House Craft Gallery 
         Reflections on Vanity Anna Templeton Centre 
1999 Somewhere Near Canada… Devon House Craft Gallery 
         Thresholds IV Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador 
1998-99 Tradition/Contemporaneite Textile Arts Council of Quebec 
1997 Right to Print Anna Leonowens Gallery 2 
         NLCDA Member’s Exhibit Devon House Craft Gallery 
1996 Elemental Devon House Craft Gallery 
1994 Matrix Anna Templeton Centre 
         Behind the Scenes Devon House Craft Gallery 
1993 Christmas Dinner Celebration Devon House Craft Gallery 
1992 Textile Studies Showing Newfoundland Museum 
1991 Textile Studies Showing Newfoundland Museum

Awards, etc.
2018-19 NLAC Project Grant: UNDERNEATH
2017 Surfacing 10: Waterhaul purchased through provincial Art Procurement                 Program
2015 NLAC Travel Grant
         Best New Product, Christmas Craft Fair, CCNL
2011-12 NLAC Project Grant: Surfacing 
2010 NLAC Travel Grant 
2009 NLAC Project Grant: Salt Fish Study 
         Best Booth Award, Wholesale Provincial Craft Trade Show
2006 Award for Excellence in Craft for Interpretation of Provincial History. 
         NLAC Project Grant for Clifford’s Education Fund NLAC Travel Grant
2004 Best New Product Award, Wholesale Provincial Craft Trade Show 
2003 Southcott Award for restoration of Job Kean Shop, aka Norton’s Cove                   Studio 
2002 Best Booth Award, Fine Craft & Design Fair, CCNL 
2000 For Uncle Percy purchased by AGNL 
1999 Nan’s Mat purchased through provincial Art Procurement Program 
1996 Received scholarship from the Newfoundland & Labrador Crafts                             Development Association 
1992 Received Award of Special Merit from Cabot College 
1991 Received scholarship from NONIA 
1990 Received scholarship from Cape Freels Arts Council

Relevant Work Experience
2002-Present President Norton’s Cove Studio Inc.
2011-12 ArtSmarts Workshop Leader: Mat Hooking with Centreville Academy
2011 ArtsWork V Workshop Leader: Linocut Relief Printmaking
         Workshops Leader: Linocut Relief Printmaking, Central Nova School District
2010 Adjudicator Provincial Arts and Letters Awards, Senior Visual Arts Division
2009 Visiting Artist Lino-cut Relief Printmaking at Centreville Academy
         Art Procurement Juror Art Procurement Program, The Rooms Provincial Art           Gallery
2008 ArtSmarts Project Lino-cut Relief Printmaking at Gander Academy
2007-08 Nova Central ‘Lukey’s Boat’ project at Memorial Academy, Wesleyville
2006 Art Procurement Juror Art Procurement Program, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery
2001 Artists-in-the-Schools Textile project at Lester Pearson Memorial High School, Wesleyville

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery
Private collections worldwide