Artivism Project for STUC Learning, Better Than Zero Campaign, and SAU, Winter /Spring 2017/18
A project combining art with activism to allow a means of expression for the frustrations of young workers, with an exhibition of the resulting artworks to be created mid March 2018.
Greening Woodlands for Woodlands Community Garden and WCDT, Glasgow; embedding creativity in my own community; making banners and sign artworks in collaboration with the local community, pupils from Hillhead High School and Elderly Day Care users of the Fred Paton Centre. http://www.woodlandscommunitygarden.org.uk
Record Store Showcase for Radiophrenia Radio, broadcasting live from CCA, Glasgow; November 2017 http://radiophrenia.scot/november-17th/
Sound collage relating to recent 'Record Store' exhibitions at Monorail, Glasgow; Avalanche Edinburgh and Seventeen Gallery and Look Again Festival, Aberdeen. Listen to the sound files here https://soundcloud.com/janie-nicoll/radiophrenia-12trackspodcastfinalx
Commission for the Island of Lewis; Mapping the Arteries commission: for An Lanntair, Stornaway, Lewis, Outer Hebrides now located at 'The Carry Bus Shelter, Glen Bhaltos/Loch Maivaig, Uig, Lewis. This artwork was recently featured in an article in the Guardian newspaper https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/jun/28/scotlands-rocky-road-a-journey-to-the-edge-of-lewis-a-photo-essay or you can read more about this project here Artworks 2016.
Trustee for Engage : Special Interest Rep. for Freelancers, Engage Council and Engage Scotland Development Board. engage.org
Executive member of SAU (Scottish Artists Union) www.artistsunion.scot
Former President of SAU (September 2014-September 2017)
Paying Artists Regional Advocate 2015 (Glasgow) http://www.payingartists.org.uk/signup/
2018 “Flim Flam 2, Another Fine Mess” curated by John Ayscough, Queen Street, Edinburgh
“40/40 Vision, 40 years of Wasps Studios, Kirkudbright Galleries.
“Interregnum”, Soil Gallery, Seattle, USA
2017 ‘Record Store’, Seventeen Gallery, Aberdeen, part of Look Again Festival.
'Balancing Act' at Plymouth School for the Arts, for Plymouth Art Weekender October 2016.
'Still Futures 3' at Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, May/June 2016
'Departure' @ Interview Room11, Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh, December '15
'The Art of Scotland's Political Awakening' at Glasgow Kelvin College, December 15.
Sluice Art Fair, London with IR11 Gallery, October 2015.
Marseille Open Studios Weekend, October 2015.
Queens Park Railway Club, (QPRC) music publication volume 2 http://www.queensparkrailwayclub.co.uk/presentprojects.html
Turin Exchange exhibition with AccaAtelier at the Briggait, Glasgow, September 2015.
Acca Atelier, Turin, WASPs Artists Exchange, June '15.
‘Time for Change Art Project’, Tent Gallery, Edinburgh University, June’15.
'East End Transmissions', the Pipe Factory, Glasgow: Publication east end transmissions
'Bowled Over' a group show @ Willowbank Bowling Club, Glasgow, May '15 http://www.glasgowopenhouse.co.uk.
"Bowling Club" Film commission for Glasgow 2014, watch 'Bowling Club' on Vimeo.
Publication - 'Inspired by Independence’ http://www.word-power.co.uk/books/inspired-by-independence-I9780992739218/
"Rough Edit" Solo Exhibition, InteviewRoom 11, Edinburgh Art Festival '14. Catalogue available here
Recent Interviews https://vimeo.com/90310853 https://vimeo.com/92228801
'My Process' was recently featured on Central Station