About

Artist Statement

Janine Bailey is a Sydney based artist that explores everyday movement and communication through space. Her art is process driven and often described as playful, where she turns simple materials into dynamic and inventive works of art. Janine is currently collecting data from various activities via GPS and creating a new series of sculptures and drawings.

In 2011 Janine launched her own brand, Ducksalad – 100% fun, designing and screen printing homewares and clothing. Having just completed her Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) at Sydney College of the Arts she is busy creating work for a new show in 2017.

Drawing at Sydney College of the Arts studio 2015

Drawing at Sydney College of the Arts studio 2015

Exhibitions

2015 Group show Verge Gallery Awards – works on paper & sculpture

2015 Group show Bespoke City A Bike Festival UNSW Art & Design

2015 Group show Hidden Rookwood Sculpture Prize Rookwood Cemetery

2015 Group show Language Disorder Interlude Gallery

2015 Finalist Sustainable Waste to Art Prize City of Ryde

2015 Finalist Women’s Art Prize City of Ryde

2015 Group show Taking Up Space Articulate Project Space

2015 Group show Openings Airspace Projects

2014 Group show Articulate Project Space

2014 Group show Rock Paper Screen 2 Arcade Screen Printing

2014 Finalist Verge Gallery Awards

2014 Winner Interfaith Exhibition Verge Gallery

2013  Solo show Dedspace gallery Sydney College of the Arts

2013 Group show Rock Paper Screen 1 Arcade Screen Printing

2013 Finalist Verge Gallery Awards

Education

2016 Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours)- University of Sydney – Sydney College of the Arts

2009 Bachelor of Social Science (Emergency Management) Charles Sturt University

Awards & Prizes

2015 Winner University of Sydney – Sydney College of the Arts Dean’s award for sculpture

2015 Winner Verge Gallery Awards – works on paper

2015 Highly Commended Rookwood Sculpture Prize

2014 University of Sydney Academic Merit Prize

2014 University of Sydney Dean’s list of Excellence in Academic Performance

2014 1st Place – Interfaith Exhibition Verge Gallery

2013 University of Sydney Academic Merit Prize
2013 University of Sydney Dean’s list of Excellence in Academic Performance