Contact me at janetta@iinet.net.au

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

Awards + Grants + Residencies + Commissions
2016
Commission for Coffee Roasters, Sensory Lab
2015
Residency, Fiskars Artist Village, Finland
2014
Residency, South Hill Yellow House, New South Wales
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

Exhibitions
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 $10,000 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
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
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 2012
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 edition), House and Garden (May edition), Country Style (Aug edition)
2011           
MasterChef 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