1984 -’89 B.A.(Hons) 1st Class, Painting. Edinburgh College of Art, Heriot-Watt University.
1989 -’90 Postgraduate Diploma, Painting, E.C.A.
1990-'91 Budapest Academy of Fine Arts (Magyar Képzomuvészeti Egyetem), Hungary - British Council Overseas Post-graduate Scholarship.
1995 -‘97 Master of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art.
Solo Exhibitions (* denotes publication)
2016 'Balancing Act', Plymouth Art Weekender, at Plymouth School of Performing Arts
2014 Rough Edit, InterviewRoom11, Edinburgh Art Festival.
2013 New Wave, Old Hairdressers, GlasgOW
Reading Between The Lines, Old Gala House, Galashiels.
2011 FOOLS GOLD, Solo exhibition, The Briggait Project Spaces.
2006 Feelin’ Jaggy, Open Season Residency and Exhibition, Generator Projects, Dundee
The Queen Is Dead, Installation, Assembly Project Space, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff.
2004 Home Economics, Functionsuite, St John’s Gallery, St John’s Hospital, Livingston.
Dead Space, EmergeD Gallery, Glasgow.
1999 Ruined, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh.
1996 Wash, Project Room, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh.
Group Exhibitions (* denotes publication)
2016 'Still Futures 3' at Hidden Lane Festival, Kings Stables Road, Edinburgh
2015 ‘Departure’, InterviewRoom11, Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh.
The Art of Scotland’s Political Awakening, Common Weal, Glasgow.
Sluice Art Fair, London : invitation of Interview Room11, Edinburgh.
Marseille Open Studios weekend
WASPS/ Turin artists exchange exhibition, the Briggait, Glasgow.
'Time To Change Art Project', Tent Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh University.
AccaAtelier Open Studio Weekend, Turin
Bowled Over Group Show, at Willowbank Bowling Club, for Open House Arts Festival, Glasgow.
2014 East End Transmissions, The Pipe Factory, Glasgow
Discordia, South Block, Patricia Fleming Projects, part of GENERATION, 25 yrs of Contemporary Art in Scotland
HALLelujah! 3, Group exhibition as part of Open House Art Festival, GI Fringe
2013 'Seven Inch' Monorail, Glasgow.
2012 Record Store, Monorail Records, Glasgow & Avalanche Records, Edinburgh for ‘Annuale’
Castling Billboard, for East Side Projects, Birmingham @GI 2012 http://castlingbillboard.co.uk/
2011 Vault Art Fair, featured Artist, Project space, the Briggait.
Streetland Festival, Govanhill, Glasgow
2010 Propellart, Contents May Vary at East Street Arts, Union 105, Leeds.
Warehouse Weekend, Huddersfield Arts Festival, Bates Mill, Huddersfield for Temporary Artspace.
Stories, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton.
Streetland, Westmoreland Street, Govanhill, Glasgow, outdoor public art project.
PS I Love You, Bradford Playhouse.
HALLelujah 2, Flat show, West Princes Street, Glasgow.
Strawberry Fields, Welcome Home Gallery, Glasgow.
2009 Getting Up, Inverness Old Town Art Project Commissions.
Rough Cut Nation, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh Art Festival*.
Heavy Influence, with Alex Hetherington, Magazine ’09, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, EAF.
Jamie Radcliffe Exhibition by Oliver Braid, SWG3, Glasgow.
HALLelujah! flat show, West Princes Street, Glasgow.
HATCH, The Playhouse, Bradford, art and performance event.
As We Speak, Video Screening, Stereo, Glasgow.
Garlands/Mineral Park, Park Gallery with Alex Hetherington, Callendar Park, Falkirk.
Meddle with the Devil, Park Gallery with Alex Hetherington, Callendar Park, Falkirk.
Double Act, Project Ability, Glasgow
Magazine ’07, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop Festival Exhibition.
Deviant Arts Festival, Trollhättan, Sweden.
ASSOCIATES, The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh.
The Consequence, with Alex Hetherington, Intermedia Gallery, CCA, Glasgow. *
Selected Installation Works, SSA @ the RSA, Edinburgh.
Scandal, Phoenix Art Centre, Leicester.
Redwire Open, Redwire Gallery, Independents Section, Liverpool Bienniale.
Feelin’ Jaggy, Solo Exhibition and Open Season Residency, Generator Projects, Dundee.
The Queen Is Dead, Installation, Assembly Project Space, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff.
Rack and Ruin, Low Salt Gallery, Glasgow with Andrew Reid, Harald Melrose Turek, Niall Macdonald, Stuart Murray.
Rule Of Thumb: Contemporary Art and Human Rights, Gallery Of Modern Art, Glasgow.
Resonate, East Kilbride Arts Centre, artworks from 9 artists Residencies in South Lanarkshire.
6th Street Level Open, Street Level Gallery, Glasgow.
Home Economics, Solo Exhibition, Functionsuite, St John’s Gallery, St John’s Hospital, Livingston. What’s In Store? Drylaw Artworks Exhibition, North Edinburgh Arts Centre, Muirhouse, Edinburgh.
No Small Feat, artsdepot, North Finchley, London. *
Dead Space, EmergeD Gallery, Glasgow. Solo Exhibition.
Parallel Lives, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, & venues around Edinburgh.
Yorkhill Hospital Residency Exhibition, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow.*
Small Things, Janie Nicoll & Karen Vaughan, Glasgow Project Room.*
In Praise Of Shadows, The Meffan, Forfar, Angus.
We Interrupt This Programme..., The Changing Room, Stirling.*
Work In Progress, Visual Research Centre, Dundee Contemporary Arts.
Freeflow, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow.*
Lets Panic Later, Künstlerhaus, Dortmund, Germany.*
My Father is the Wise Man of the Village, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.*
The Crawford Open 2, Cork, Ireland, selected artist.*
No Small Feat, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow; Park Gallery, Falkirk; Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries.*
The Crawford Open, Cork, Ireland; selected artist.*
Sum of Parts, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.
We Interrupt This Programme..., Waygood Gallery, Newcastle.*
New Video From Great Britain, London Film & Video Umbrella package touring to South America. Ruined, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh.
Connections, Royal Scottish Academy, Invited Artist (by Philip Reeves).
Losing It, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow.
Ladies Room, 15 Years of Women’s Art, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh.
Townhouse, Flat Exhibition, Great Western Road, Glasgow.
Lapland, Artist’s Multiples, Byres Road, Glasgow.
New Scottish Video, Strathnairn Gallery, Canberra, Australia.
UK/NY, London Film and Video Umbrella, venues throughout UK.*
New Video From Great Britain, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.
Tower of Babble, Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow; The Changing Room, Stirling; The Norwich Gallery, Norwich.
Que Vida!, The Harris Gallery, University of LaVerne, California, USA.*
Bad News Benson, Flat Exhibition, Perth Road, Dundee.
Pretty Vacant Flat Exhibition, Great Western Road, Glasgow.
Chicken Farm Video Screenings curated by Tom O'Sullivan & Joanne Tatham, -Edinburgh, Glasgow; New York; Brussels; York;, Finland, Montreal, Canada.
The Day Of The Dead, Glasgow Print Studio & Self Help Graphics, East LA, USA.
Wash, Project Room, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh.
Art For People, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow.
Fuse Retrospective Exhibition, McLellan Gallery, Glasgow.*
Fotofeis ‘96 Public Art Project, advertising sites in bus shelters and Glasgow Underground.*
Swarm, Scottish Arts Council Travelling Gallery, throughout Scotland.*
Janie Nicoll & Ashley Cook, UK/LA Festival Exhibition, Self Help Graphics, LA, USA.
Terre Incognito, Glasgow Print Studio.Preservation, Intermedia Gallery, Glasgow.
Fuse, Atlantic Quay, Glasgow.
Bayeaux Tapestry Project, Fòlyomat Galeria, Budapest, Hungary.
Awards, Commissions, Residencies
2016 Care Inspectorate Commission for Good Practice Resource Pack for Care Homes, selected artist.
Mapping the Arteries Commission for An Lanntair, Lewis.
2015 Marseille Exchange, WASP’s Studios funded by Glasgow City Council.
Turin Exchange to Acca Atelier, WASPS studios selected artist, funded by GCC.
Go & See Bursary Venice Biennale, for AIR/ a-n.co.uk 2014
‘Bowling Club’ Video commission for Festival 2014, Commonwealth Games Cultural programme.
Hope Scott Trust Artist Award
Team Effort Residency, South Side Studios
Rough Mix Cross Artform Creative Retreat Residency, Cromarty.
Appointed as Special Interest Representative for Engage.
2013 Creative Scotland, Professional Development Award.
Counterflows Music Festival, Collaborative Residency at CCA Creative Lab.
Rough Mix residency, for Magnetic North Theatre Co. at Tramway, Glasgow.
2012 Rough Mix Artists Residential Retreat, Magnetic North Theatre Co.
Borders Book Festival, Melrose Artist in Residence
South East Area Residency for Streetland Festival, Glasgow.
Protest and Propaganda Artists Lab, Metal, Liverpool.
Creative Lab Residency, CCA Glasgow.
2011 Creative Scotland, Visual Arts Investment Award.
2010 Boatelier residency, Rochdale Canal, with Contents May Vary.
2009 Sh[out], GoMA, Glasgow, Documentation Project with Alex Hetherington.
2008 SAC pARTners 1 year residency (Digital Media), at Callendar House, Falkirk.
Praktika Artists Symposium, Deveron Arts, Huntly Scotland.
Double Act, A Creative Conversation, Artists’ Collaboration, Projectability, Glasgow.
2007 Shortlisted for the Morton Award for Lens Based Work, Royal Scottish Academy.
Shining Cliff Residency, Derbyshire: My House Projects, Short Residency
2006 Artists Residency, Open Season, Generator Projects, Dundee.
Scottish Arts Council Creative Development Award.
2005 Engage Scotland Award, for Drylaw Artworks Project, North Edinburgh Arts Centre.
Short Visual Arts Residency, Chatelherault Country Park, South Lanarkshire Council.
2002 Scottish Arts Council Assistance Grant
Yorkhill Hospital for Sick Kids Residency, Glasgow
2001 Fusion Commission for the Neonatal Unit of the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh.
Dundee Contemporary Arts, Creative & Technical Skills Award.
Glasgow City Council Visual Arts Grant.
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Research and Training Award.
1999 Edinburgh College of Art, Research Fund Award.
1998 Hope Scott Trust Grants For Artists
1997 Scottish Arts Council Small Assistance Grant
1995 Glasgow City Council, Grants for Artists.
British Council UK/LA Festival Exchange.
1993 British Council Grants For Artists - Travel Bursary - Budapest.
1990 John Kinross Scholarship, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.
British Council Overseas Post-graduate Scholarship Budapest, Hungary.
1989 Richard Ford Award, Royal Academy, London.
The Watt Medal, Heriot-Watt University for Academic Distinction.
'Bowled Over', Group Show, at Willowbank Bowling Club, Open House Arts Festival, Glasgow.
“HALLelujah! 3”, flat exhibition, Open House Art Festival, April 2014.
‘Seven Inch”, Monorail Records, Glasgow.
‘Record Store’, Monorail Records, Glasgow and also Avalanche Records, Annuale, Edinburgh 2012.
Briggait Programming panel, selection panel for the Briggait Project Spaces. 2011-12.
VAULT 2011, for the Briggait Programming Panel.
Detox or Die, Outdoor Film Screening and Live Music Event, Maryhill. October 2010
HALLelujah 2, Flat show, West Princes Street, Glasgow. April 2010
The Consequence video screening, Deviant Art Festival, Trollhattan, Sweden. July 2009
HALLelujah!, Flat show, West Princes Street, Glasgow. April 2009
Twins Calendar Project, A Calendar for Callendar Park, December 2008
The Consequence video screening, Low Salt, Glasgow, 19th - 21st October 2007.
The Consequence video screening, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, November 2007.
“Meddle with the Devil” music /performance event at the Park Gallery with ‘Fool for a Pretty Face’ and ‘Tut-Vu Vu’; Jim Colquhoun & 'House Lights' by Alex Hetherington during Big In Falkirk, May 2008.
“High Rise Cinema”, outdoor video screening for Residents of Callendar Park High Flats during Big In Falkirk, 2008.
Alpine Phantoms published by Dark Windows Press, edited by Neil Coombs.
Rough Cut Nation publication, Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
The Skinny Showcase, one of twelve Centrefold artworks. (December Edition)
The Skinny Showcase, Centrefold display of artworks. (June Edition)
The List, April edition, “Janie Nicoll Returns to Streetland”. May 2011
Patricide, Editions 1& 2, magazine of contemporary surrealism, edited by Neil Coombs.
The Herald Magazine, feature on The Briggait Artists Studios.
Yuck ‘n Yum Zine Summer 2010 Edition.
a-n Magazine (July Issue) News feature, “Creative Scotland Dialogue Event” a-n Magazine (June Issue) News feature, “AAH10” a-n Magazine (January Issue) News feature, “Artists Campaign in Scotland”
Yuck ‘n Yum Publication for Getting Up Windows In The City, Inverness Old Town Art.
Sunday Herald Magazine 19/07/09. “Artists Unknown”, Rough Cut Nation at SNPG
Review for a-n Interface, “Widows Are Doing It For Themselves,” February.
The Winner Takes It All, Liverpool Biennale Networking Event, Publication.
Praktika, Socially Engaged Art Practise Book published by Deveron Arts.
The List, "Falkirk or Las Vegas", Garlands Preview, Article by Kirstin Innes.
a-n Magazine (November Issue) Debate feature on Engage Scotland Conference 2008
a-n Magazine (May Issue) Big Picture centrefold artwork Janie Nicoll/ Alex Hetherington “Meddle With the Devil” and Snapshot feature about Callendar Park pARTners Residency
Review for a-n Interface, Renfrew Street Social Club, October.
Redwire Artists Publication, Redwire Gallery, Liverpool.
Review for a-n Magazine, (July Issue) “Mark Neville”, Street Level Gallery, Glasgow.
Review for a-n Magazine, (June Issue) “Karla Black”, Mary Mary Gallery, Glasgow.
Article for a-n Magazine, (Feb. Issue) Import/ Export NAN event.
MAP Magazine Summer issue, Drylaw image featured page 9.
a-n Magazine, (March Issue) Review “A Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes to You”, Market Gallery.
a-n Magazine (December Issue) Review Contra–Flow, Pentagon Business Centre, Glasgow.
Collected Consultations, featured artist, for the Scottish Plant Collectors Garden.
Sunday Herald magazine, the photography issue, Northern Exposure, .
“Cold Coffeex”, Artist’s Publication.
Portfolio Careers, Artists’ Stories, a-n Magazine Website
“Life According To Fred- ‘Art’”, BBC Scotland, Art Tutor for Fred McCauley.
“Janie Nicoll - Ruined”, Soundings, review by Moira Jeffrey, AN magazine, August
“Your Place Or Mine” VARIANT Magazine Volume 2 Number 3. Article
“The Gallery At Home” Artists’ Newsletter, December Issue.
The Usual Suspects, Radio Scotland - The Day Of The Dead.
Presentations and Involvements
2016 Presentation and curation of Cross Party group on Culture at Scottish Parliament: "The Artist As an Endangered Species"
Master of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art; Presentation and tutorials.
2015 engage international Conference, Glasgow Concert Hall: Soapbox sessions, for SAU. Coordinator of Westend Gallery Tour, for Conference Fringe.
Birkbeck University, London, presentation to Arts Management Students.
engage Council meeting at the Whitworth, Manchester. Presentation on SAU.
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, presentation to Final year Students for Professional Practice.
2014-present Engage and Engage Scotland- Special Interest Representative for Freelancers.
2009 - present Executive member of Scottish Artists Union (SAU), currently President.
2010 The Briggait Exhibition Programming Panel
Speaker, VAGA Scotland, “Online Culture: Social Media & the Visual Arts”
Main Speaker (with Donna Rutherford) Seminar for Intergenerational Visual Arts In the Community, C&S, Glasgow.
Village Voice Presentation, ‘Creating a Difference’ Conference, Falkirk Council.
2009 Speaker, Engage Scotland, Conference, DCA.
2008 Speaker, VAGA Scotland members’ event, “a sustainable business”
2008 The Winner Takes It All, Liverpool Biennale NAN Networking Event.
2005 Delegate, AN Networking Artists Networks “Import/Export” Newcastle.
2004 Delegate, AN Magazine Networking Artists Networks, Cardiff/Bristol.
2004 Delegate, AN Magazine trip to Liverpool Biennale.
1999 - 2000 Member of Board of Management Committee, Fly Gallery, Dennistoun.
1994 - ‘99 Member of Management and Exhibition Committees, Glasgow Print Studio.
1995 - ‘97 Executive Member of Glasgow Visual Arts Forum.