Contact me at janetta@iinet.net.au

Education
2012 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), 1st Class Honours, RMIT University, Melbourne
2010-2011 Selected subjects, Arts Academy, University of Ballarat
2007 Bachelor of Arts (Ceramics) with Distinction, RMIT University, Melbourne
1984 Bachelor of Arts (Painting), RMIT University, Melbourne

Awards + Grants
2
018 Winner, Klytie Pate Ceramic Award
2013          Australia Council Art Start Award
2012          Trudie Alfred Bequest National Ceramic Scholarship
RMIT University Ceramics Honours Award for Excellence
2011          Ceramics Victoria Award for Excellence
Stonehouse Award for Ceramic Excellence
2010          Brian McLennan Scholarship, Arts Academy, University of Ballarat
2008          Commendation Award, Envisage, Pat Emery Award, Ceramics Victoria
Commendation Award, Ceramics Victoria Sculptural Exhibition
2007          Northcote Pottery Ceramics Award for Excellence, RMIT University, Melbourne

Residencies
2020 Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan (upcoming)
2015 Residency, Fiskars Artist Village, Finland
2014 Residency, South Hill Yellow House, New South Wales

Exhibitions
2019 Bluestone Collection Exhibition: 10 years of collecting contemporary craft, Melbourne
2018 Into the woodssolo show, Mr Kitly, Melbourne
Klytie Pate Ceramic Award, Victoria
Landscape, Narek Gallery, Bermagui, NSW
2017 Victorian Craft Award, Melbourne
Identity, Skepsi, Melbourne
Clunes Ceramic Award, Victoria
Glazed Turkeys and other treats from the Manningham Collection, Manningham Gallery, Melbourne
2016 New PrimitivesStockroom Gallery, Victoria
DistinctiveSkepsi@Montsalvat, Melbourne
The Cup Collaboration Exhibition, Melbourne
2015 KOTONA X, International Ceramics Exhibition, Studio Karin Widnass, Finland
Interplay, Australian Contemporary Ceramics, Skepsi, Melbourne
Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award, Melbourne
Victorian Craft Award, Melbourne
Clay for Nepal, International Fundraiser for Oxfam
Clunes Ceramic AwardVictoria
The Cup CollaborationMelbourne
2014 Stanthorpe Art Festival, Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Queensland
The Course of Objects, Manly Art Gallery, Sydney
Quiet Conversations, Skepsi@Montsalvat, Melbourne
Back to the Table, Sturt Gallery, Sturt, NSW
Big Ceramics, Craft Vic, Melbourne
Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award, Melbourne
2013 One of 4 artists selected for Vitrify National Ceramic Award, Bett Gallery, Hobart
Expression of Self in Clay, Skepsi @ Monsalvat, Melbourne
Manningham Victorian Ceramic Award, Melbourne
Essentials for the Domestic Goddess Revisited, Whiteorse Artspace, Melbourne          
RMIT Honours Endowment Travelling Scholarship Exhibition,  Melbourne
2012          28th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award, Queensland
Engaging Form, Skepsi @Monsalvat,, Melbourne
National Graduates Show, Australian Ceramics Triennale, Adelaide
Flanagan Art Prize, Ballarat
Benchmark, Post Office Gallery, University of Ballarat, Ballarat
As Above, So Below, Graduate Exhibition, RMIT Object Based Practice, Melbourne
2011          Energy, early career ceramicists, Skepsi @ Malvern, Melbourne
Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award, Melbourne
Toyota CSG Emerging Artist Award
Mary and Lou Senini Student Art Award, McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin
Stonehouse Gallery, Warrandyte
Benchmark, Post Office Gallery, University of Ballarat
The Eye, Graduate Exhibition, Mining Exchange, University of Ballarat
2010          UB Ceramics, Post Office Gallery, Ballarat
2009          Perspective, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
2008          Envisage, Pat Emery Award, Melbourne
In the Making, Craft Victoria, Melbourne
Land and Water: Ceramics Victoria Sculptural Exhibition, Herring Island, Melbourne
2007          Mary and Lou Senini Student Art Award, McClelland Gallery, Langwarrin
Pat Emery Award, Paynter Gallery, Bendigo
RMIT Graduate Show, Skepsi Gallery, Melbourne
RMIT School of Art Faculty Gallery Ceramics Exhibition

Collections
Fiskars Collection, Finland
Bluestone Collection, Australia
Manningham Art Gallery Collection, Victoria
Private Collections Australia and America

Publications / Presentations
2018 Feature article, Finding Places by Roisin O'Dwyer, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 57#2, p.28-32
Landscape at Narek Gallery shows beauty that lies in the land, Albert McKnight, Bega District News, 15
November
Guest presenter and panelist, Launch July issue, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, RMIT Ceramic
Department
2016 Ceramic Matchmaking by Janetta Kerr-Grant, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 55#3, p.82-83
Interplay: review by Morag Fraser, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 55#1,p.32-38
2015 Guest presenter, Fiskars Artist in Residence, Finland
Feature: Painterly Ceramics, InsideOut Magazine, Dec 2015
2014 Quiet Conversations: Exceptional Australian Ceramics, Skepsi@Montsalvat, Anna Maas, p.33
A dialogue about tableware, Journal of Australian Ceramics, 53#2, p.56-58
2013 Expressions of Self: Australian Ceramics Excellence, Skepsi@Montsalvat, Anna Maas, p.28
2012          Feature, The tabletop’s chequered past, profile, Megan Backhouse, Saturday Extra, The Age, July 28
Engaging Form, Exemplary Australian Ceramics, Skepsi@Montsalvat, Anna Maas, p.24
Trudie Alfred Bequest Scholarships, Journal of Australian Ceramics, 51#1, p.6
National Education Pictorial Survey, Journal of Australian Ceramics, 51#2, p.67
Work featured in Inside Out Magazine (Jan), House and Garden (May), Country Style (Aug)
2011 Guest presenter, Energy, early career ceramicists, Skepsi @ Malvern, Melbourne
MastercChef cookbook, Two Asian Kitchens, Adam Liaw, Random House, Sydney
In the Kitchen with Adam Liaw, Journal of Australian Ceramics, July
Flat Out, Journal of Australian Ceramics, 50#2, p.48
Sweet as Honey, Sunday Life, Sunday Age, July31
Nudeln Selbst Gemacht. Cornelia Schinhar, lGraefe und Unzer, Germany
2010          With Plate Expectations, Epicure, The Age, November 16

My tableware is also featured in the following design magazines: Gourmet Traveller, Belle, InsideOut, Country Style, Home Beautiful

Commissions
2019 Koskela Design Store, Sydney
2018 Koskela Design Store, Sydney
2016 Commission, Coffee Roasters, Sensory Lab