Jane Trash
Calgary, AB
(Megan Kirk, Janet Rash)
jane@janetrash.com


Education

2004 Alberta University of the Arts (formerly ACAD), BFA Print Media, Calgary, AB


Residencies

December 2016 - January 2017 Calgary Allied Arts Foundation, Calgary, AB


Awards/ Grants/ Scholarships

2017_ ACAD Alumni Legacy Award, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB
2015_Professional Development Fund, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB
2013_Avenue Top 40 Under 40, Avenue Magazine, Calgary, AB
2004_ACAD Board of Governors’ Award Nominee, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB
2004_ACAD Printmaking Travel Scholarship, Graduating Recipient, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB
2003_Post Secondary Student Scholarship, Westaim Corporation, Calgary, AB


Exhibitions

2019 (Upcoming) The Political Poster Show, Broken City, Calgary AB (group) Curated by Burnt Toast Studio
2018 Technician Show, Room 371, Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary AB (group)
Show up for the Messiness of how you Feel so you can Better Create What you Need, Truck Contemporary Art U-Hall, Calgary AB (2 persons show with Adrienne Crossman) CAAF Connection: Studio Residents’ Exhibition, curated by Melissa Cole, cSPACE, Calgary, AB, Canada
Cruel Jokes, House of Vans, Big Four Building, Calgary AB (group)
Everything Schucks, Five Art & Merchandise, Calgary, AB (collab with Gaptooth Sweatsuit)
2017 Technician Show, Room 371, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB (group)
2015 You've Got Another Thing Comin', The New Edward Gallery, Calgary, AB (group)
2014 Losing It, Royal Canadian Legion No.1, Calgary, AB (group) Sled Island Poster Show, Sled Island Gallery, Calgary, AB (group) Black Box Gallery, Sled Island, Calgary, AB (group) Co-Curator Butter, Contemporary Calgary, Calgary, AB (group)
London Poetry Festival, Birkbeck College, London England (group)
BYOBYYCIII: Shared Vibrations, Truck Gallery, Calgary, AB (group)
Tough To Say, HIFI Club, Calgary, AB (group)
Stomach Aches, Communitywise Resource Center, Calgary, AB (group)
2013 Lumbotomy, White Lodge Gallery, Calgary, AB (group)
Wreck City, 621 5th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB (group)
2011 Sled Island Poster Show, Sloth Records, Calgary, AB (group)
Fat Chance, Group Seven, Calgary, AB (group) Radio Art!, Cantos Music Foundation, Calgary, AB (group)
HORROR: A group show of miniature die-o-ramas, Bird Dog Video, Calgary, AB (group)
2010 BIRDhouse, Bird Dog Video, Calgary, AB (group) Steam Whistle Design a Deck, Local 522, Calgary, AB (group)
2007 Holler, 809 exhibition space, Calgary, AB (group) Russian Construction, Bird Dog Video, Calgary, AB (group)
Short Shorts & Camel Toe: The Munny Show, C1rca Showroom, Calgary, AB (group)
Short Shorts & Camel Toe: The Munny Show, Livestock Gallery, Vancouver BC (group)
2005 Heavy Art, HIFI Club, Calgary, AB (group)
2004 Trash Store, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB (solo) Full Spectrum: 2004 Graduation Exhibition, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB (group) Printology, Gallery San Chun, Calgary, AB (group)
2003 Trash Store Installation: a Work in Progress, Alberta College of Art & Design, Room: 392, Calgary, AB (solo)
ACAD Awards Exhibition, Main Mall, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB (group)
Debut Grad Silent Auction, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB (group)
2002 Trash Store: A Product Page Detail, Alberta College of Art & Design, Gallery Gaulin (solo)
Red Deer Exchange Show, Alberta College of Art & Design, Room: 371, Calgary, AB (group)
2001 The Secret History of Punk Rock: Visual Vitriol, Plan B Evolving Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico (group)
2000 Trunk Gallery Vehicle Exhibition, Alberta College of Art & Design, Parking Lot, Calgary, AB (group)


Art Related Work Experience

2016 - Present Educational Art Technician Print Media & Analogue Darkroom, Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, AB
2015 External Installer, Aritzia Visual Department, Calgary, AB
2014 Blogger and DIY Designer, Fairgoods, Calgary, AB
2011-2016 Bookstore, Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, AB
2007-Present Tubby Dog, Co-owner, booker, design, PR, Calgary, AB
2004-Present Jane Eats Ink, Owner, designer, silkscreen, merchandise, Calgary, AB


Memberships

2019 - Present Carfac Alberta, Visual Arts Alberta
2019 - Present Burnt Toast Studio, Board of Directors, Calgary AB
2018 - Present The New Gallery, Board of Directors, Calgary AB
2014 - Present Burnt Toast Studio, Calgary, AB


Volunteer Work

2018 - Present Adjudication Panel Board Member, The New Gallery, Calgary AB
2011-2013 Prohab Helmet Society, Calgary, AB (Art and advertising, promo materials)
2003 Jury Member for Exhibition Submissions, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB
2004 & 2003 ACAD Print Department Annual Print Calendar, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB (Student organized, limited edition, department fundraiser- Participating Artist)
2003 Store Design and Development: Apocalypse, Edinburgh, Scotland (Responsible for merchandise display – front window and interior)
2003 & 2002 ACAD Print Department Annual Print Portfolio, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, AB (Student organized limited edition, boxed portfolio- Participating Artist)
2002 Tar Disaster, Space Center, Calgary, AB (Musical and performance concert with video installation. Responsible for costume design of “Juicy Juice Girls”)


Publications & Media

11/2016 Catalyst Magazine, No.11, Sketchbook, by Joanne Reynolds
11/2015 17th AVE BRZ, Web, Walk with...Megan Kirk
06/2014 FFWD Weekly, Thinking inside the box for collectible art, by Bryn
06/2014 Fairgoods, Web, DIY: iphone case stencils
05/2014 Fairgoods, Web, DIY: Embossed leather tag and tie clip
02/2014 Fairgoods, Web, DIY Kit: Monogram Linocut Stamp
04/2014 AuxTV, Web, 10 Thing every Tubby Dog regular knows, by Josiah Hughes
11/2013 Avenue Magazine, Top 40 Under 40, by Shelley Arnusch
05/2004 FFWD, Web, Arts Section, Jane Trash Store