Education
 
MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD
PBC, Studio Art, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 
BFA, Cum Laude, Painting, MICA, Baltimore, MD
New York Studio Residency Program, AICAD, NY, NY

Solo Exhibitions
2019   The Persistence of Shape, Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma,                   Norman, OK
2017    If x, Then y, Gibbs Street Gallery, VisArts, Rockville, MD
           Peripheral Logic, Hee Gallery, Holliston, MA
2016    Distant/Adjacent, Baltimore Office of Promotion, Baltimore, MD
2014    Eden I-IV, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Riggs Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
           Puddle-Wonderful, Ruth Marder Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018    Off the Web, The Peale Museum, Baltimore, MD
           2018 Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
           Faculty Biennial, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD
2017    Annual Faculty Exhibition, HCC, Chesapeake Gallery, Bel Air, MD
           Marquee Ball, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
           Baltimore/Washington International Airport Art Program, Baltimore, MD
2016    MAP 35th Anniversary Exhibition, MAP, Baltimore, MD
           Featured on the Board, LEDBaltimore.com, Baltimore, MD
           Deal With It, Maake Magazine, Woskob Family Gallery State College, PA
           2016 Faculty Show, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
           Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
           Driven to Abstraction, Motor House, Baltimore, MD
           Marquee Ball, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
           Annual Faculty Exhibition, HCC, Chesapeake Gallery, Bel Air, MD
2015    Spatial Conversations, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
            K-Town Show, MK Gallery, Vienna, VA
           Annual Faculty Exhibition, HCC, Chesapeake Gallery, Bel Air, MD
2014    Everyday Painting, Fantastic Worlds, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
           Chautauqua School of Art Annual Show, Fowler-Kellogg Art Center,                     Chautauqua, NY
           Ceres 11th National Juried Show, Ceres Gallery, NY  
           6x6x2014, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
           The Empathy Project, Curated by Paul Rucker, Riggs Gallery, MICA,                   Baltimore, MD
2013    LeRoy E. Hoffberger Fall Show 2013, Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD
           Regional Juried Exhibition, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
           The Story Book Exhibition, North and East Gallery, Baltimore, MD
           On Loan, Area 405, Baltimore, MD
           The First Year MFA Juried Show, MICA, Fox III, Baltimore, MD
2012    Parametric Pleasures, Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD
           Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA
           Post-Baccalaureate Thesis Show, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
 
Grants & Awards
2018    Marcella Brenner Grants for Faculty Research, MICA, Baltimore, MD
           Bethesda Painting Award, Semi-finalist, Bethesda, MD
2016    Lucas Grant, MICA, Baltimore, MD
           International Emerging Artist Award, Semi-finalist, Dubai, UAE
2015    Bethesda Painting Award, Semi-finalist, Bethesda, MD
2014    Graduate Development Research Grant, MICA, Baltimore, MD
           Chautauqua Friends of the Arts Summer Program Grant, Chautauqua, NY
 
Fellowships & Residencies
2018    Facebook AIR program and installation, Washington D.C.
           Residency, ICA Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
2017    Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
           Digital Fabrication Residency, Easton, MD
2016    Digital Fabrication Residency, Easton, MD
2014    The Chautauqua School of Art, Summer Studio Program Chautauqua, NY
           Henry Walters Traveling Fellowship, Baltimore, MD

Commissions
2018    Corporate Art Commission, Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox, Boston, MA
2015    Corporate Art Commission, Brewer Park, Milwaukee, WI.
2010    Corporate Art Commission, Brewer Park, Milwaukee, WI.

Professional Experience
2014-18  Part-time Faculty, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2017-19  Affiliate Professor of Art, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD
2016       Juror, Artist Selection Panel, Baltimore Office of Promotion
2014       Program Coordinator, New York Summer Studio Program, MICA,                        Brooklyn, NY

Lectures & Visiting Critic
2018   Visiting Critic, Junior Independent Painting, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2017   Artist Presentation, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
          Visiting Critic, Introduction to GFA/Drawing, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2016   Stand & Float, Artist Talk, Course: Drawing Composition, MICA
          Systems Mash-up, Presentation, Synergy Lunch Series, MICA Office of                Research
2015   Life Post-MFA, Guest speaker, Course: Philosophy and Pedagogy, MICA
2014   Influences, Artist Talk. New York Summer Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY

Curatorial Projects
2017    FYE Drawing Show, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2016    Fair Game, Fox II Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
           AP Painting Show, Third Floor Gallery, MICA, MD
           Intro to GFA Show, Main Building, MICA, MD
2014    Tradition meets Contemporary: Foundation Painting, Main Building,                   MICA, MD
2013    Co-Organizer, Size Matters Exhibition, The 109 Gallery, MICA
           Curator, Chromatics, Project Room 403 Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Publications
2018   2018 Faculty Biennial. Edited by Kim Bannister. Loyola University                      Maryland, 2018. Exhibition catalog.
2017   Jenkins, Mark. “Review | At the galleries: How humans threaten the                  natural world.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 22 Dec. 2017
          Youngspacedotcom.wip. Artist Take Over. Instagram, Janet Olney, 9-11              Sept. 2017,  https://www.instagram.com/youngspacedotcom.wip/?hl=en
          Mothes, Kate. "Janet Olney." Young Space. N.p., 13 May 2017. Web.
2015   Olney, Janet A. Studio Visit 2015: 145-46. Print.
          Mothes, Kate. "Janet Olney." Young Space. N.p., 26 Feb. 2015. Web.
          "Mike McConnell and Janet Olney: "Spatial Conversations" City Paper                   [Baltimore] 7 Jan.   2015, Vol. 39 No.1 ed., This Could Be Your Week                 sec.: 6. Print.
2014    Olney, Janet. Interlocking. 2014. Painting. Hyperallergic LABS, New                   York. 22 Mar 2014. Web.
           Olney, Janet A. Eden II and Mish-Mash. 2014. Painting. MICA annual                 report 2014. MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2014: 29. Print.
2013    Ian MacLean Davis, "We Saw This, So Should You: MAP’s Juried                         Exhibition," Bmoreart.com. October 7, 2013.
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