b. 1969




MA Fine Art, with distinction, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK

BFA, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, USA

Honors student, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

BA honors, Anthropology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada





Sinkfight, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland



Slip, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, USA



Score, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver, BC



Kerbel, Janice. Doug: Nine Songs for Six Voices, The Common Guild, Glasgow, Scotland, 2014



Zdebik, Jakub. “The manifold dimensions of Janice Kerbel´s architectural diagrams,“ in Contemporary Art About Architecture: A Strange Utility, Farnham, Surrey, UK; Ashgate, Burlington, VT, USA, 2013.



Einar Falur Ingólfsson. „Það var mikilvægt að ná hárréttum svörtum tóni“, Morgunblaðið, Reykjavík, Iceland, 02.09.2012

Yamamoto, Lani. Janice Kerbel – Cue 09.02-17.03.2012, i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2012

Janice Kerbel, Hilary Lloyd, Silke Otto-Knapp Ausstellung 3.11.2012-06.01.2013, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany, 2012 (exh. cat.)

Scott, Kitty. Á ciel ouvert: le nouveau pleinairisme 15.03.-25.06.2012, Walter Phillips Gallery; Musée des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec, Canada, 2012 (exh. cat.)

Gfader, Verina and Chapman, Neil. “Strategies of Delegation: THE SURFACE | THE PROJECT,“ scenesadventures, London, UK, 2012 (artist book)

Janice Kerbel 13.09.-21.12.2012, curated by Janine Mileaf, The Arts Club of Chicago, USA, 2012



Williams, Eliza. “Janice Kerbel – Chisenhale,” Art Monthly #346, London, UK, May 2011.

Burns, Aileen. “Janice Kerbel: I Saw the Light,“ www.canadanart.ca, Toronto, Canada, 09.05.2011

Stevens, Jamie. “Interview with Janice Kerbel,“ Chisenhale, London, UK, March 2011.

Dhillon, Kim. “See It Now or Miss It Forever,“ RACAR; Canadian Art Review #XXXVI-1, Montreal, Canada, June 2011

Best Laid Plans, edited by Kate Macfarlane, Drawing Room; Middlesex University, London, UK, 2011

Jacob, Luis. Commerce By Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada, 2011



Golonu, Berin and Hopkings, Candace. Recipes for an encounter: Joseph Beuys, Robert Filliou, Marisa Jahn, Yoko Ono, Janice Kerbel et al., Dorsky Galleries, Long Island City, NY, USA, 2010 (exh. cat.)

Janice Kerbel, Tate Britain, London, UK, 2010



Krcma, Ed. “Janice Kerbel at Greengrassi,“ Art in America, NY, New York, USA, November 2009.

Williams, Eliza. “Janice Kerbel,“ www.frieze.com, London, UK, 04.10.2009

Allen, Jonathan and O´Reilly, Sally. Magic Show, Hayward, London, UK, 2009.

“Frieze Projects: 2007,“ in Frieze Projects, Frieze Talks, 2006-2008, Frieze, London, UK; Thames & Hudson, NY, USA, 2009

Griffiths, Catherine and Rees, Dan. Home for Lost Ideas, Archive Books, Berlin, Germany, 2009.



Hoffman, Bettina. “Spectacular Promises and Subtle Gambles,“ Canadian Art, Montreal, Canada, September 2008

Zdebik, Jakub. A Short Atlas of Janice Kerbel´s Home Climate Gardens Drawn According to Temperate Coordinates, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, 2008

Artcity´s That´s It, Artcity Press, Calgary, Canada, 2008 (exh. cat.)

Kerbel, Janice. “IDEAL SYLLABUS- Frieze asks the artist about the books that have influenced her,“ Frieze: Contemporary Art and Culture no. 118, London, UK, 2008



Godfrey, Mark. “Deadstar,“ in Janice Kerbel – Deadstar: A Ghost Town, Locus+, London, UK, 2007

O´Reilly, Sally. “Nick Silver,“ Frieze #104, London, UK, January-February 2007

Steeds, Lucy. “Nick Silver Can´t Sleep,“ Art Monthly #302, London, UK, 12.2006-01.2007

Anderson, Shannon. Burrow: Janice Kerbel, Adriana Kuiper, Liz Magor, Samuel Roy-Bois, Musée d´art de Joliette/Oakville Galleries, Ontario, Canada, 2007

Dzuverovic, Lina. Art Now Live, Konnichi no zokei Series, Tate Britain, London, UK, 2007 (exh. cat.)



Brown, Helen. “Act 1, Scene 1, zzzzz,“ The Daily Telegraph, London, UK, 28.10.2006

Godfrey, Mark. “Janice Kerbel,“ Artforum International. 44, no. 5, NY, New York, USA, January 2006

Liew, Fredrik. Den 1 a pa moderna: Janice Kerbel, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006

Kerbel, Janice. “Escape from the Bank Job,“ 5 Codes: Architecture, Paranoia, and Risk in Times of Terror, Birkhauser, Boston, MA, USA, 2006

Kerbel, Janice. Deadstar: A Ghost Town, Locus+, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2006

Around the World in Eighty Days 24.05-16.07.2006, Institute of Contemporary Arts; South London Gallery, London, UK, 2006 (exh. cat.)

Dick, Terrence. “Janice Kerbel: The Map-Maker,“ Canadian Art, 48-52, 01.12.2006



Adler, Louise and Coates, Rebecca. Truth Universally Acknowledged: Catherine Bell, Dorothy Cross, Kate Daw, Tacita Dean, Janice Kerbel, Laresa Kosloff, Rosemarie Trockel, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Victoria, Australia, 2005.

Farquharson, Alex and Schlieker, Andrea. British Art Show 6, Hayward Gallery, London, UK, 2005

Ennis, Ciara and Yasuda, Sachigusa. Still Things Fall From the Sky: Janice Kerbel, Joe Sola, Cristián Silva, Amir Zaki et al. 22.10.-31.12.2005, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, California, 2005 (exh. cat.)



Legal-Illegal: wenn Kunst Gesetze Bricht: Art Beyond Law 16.10.-28.11.2004, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin; Schmetterling, Stuttgart, Germany, 2004 (exh. cat.)

Kerbel, Janice. Underwood (Christmas Letter), Locus+, London, UK, 2004



Higgie, Jennifer. “Get it while you can,“ Frieze #77, London, UK, September 2003.



Bang: Martin Arnold, Ceal Floyer, Janice Kerbel, Euan Macdonald, Daniel Olson 21.06.-14.09.2002, Collection Esplanade- Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris, France, 2002 (exh. cat.)

Blarney, David. “Bird Island,“ in Here, There, Elsewhere: Dialogues on Location and Mobility, Open Editions, London, UK, 2002

Landing: Eight Collaborative Projects Between Artists + Geographers 20.06-27.07.2002, Royal Holloway, Department of Geography, University of London, UK, 2002 (exh. cat.)



Russ, Lawrence. Art At the Edge of Law 03.06.-09.09.2001, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, USA, 2001 (exh. cat.)



Kerbel, Janice and Kalmár, Stefan. 15 Lombart St. Bookworks, London, UK, 2000

JK/JK: Janice Kerbel; Joachim Koester 18.06-06.08.2000, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK, 2000 (exh. cat.)



Alberge, Dalya. “Artist framed in a guide to the perfect robbery,“ The Times, London, UK, 26.11.1999

Currah, Mark. “Janice Kerbel,“ Time Out, London, UK, June 1999

Abbott, Damien et al., Seven Wonders of the World, Book Works, London, UK, 1999



Notebook Projects, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1996





Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful world, where are you?, Liverpool, UK

Festival 2018, The Common Guild, Glasgow, UK

Catalogue, Publication Studio Rotterdam, MAMA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands



Art and Alphabet, Hamburg Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Space Force Construction, V-A-C Foundation, Palazzo delle Zattere, Venice, Italy



The Grand Balcony, La Biennale de Montréal, Montreal, QC



Turner Prize Exhibition, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland



Elevated, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON



In Form Express & Admirable, Camberwell Space, London, UK

Works on Paper, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Abstract Generation: Now in Print, MoMA, New York, NY



Conjuring for Beginners, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland

Kerbel, Lloyd, Otto-Knapp, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Cologne Pursuit of Perfection: The Politics of Sport, South London Gallery, London, UK Reverse Desertification, CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

BUCHAREST BIENNALE 5, Bucharest, Romania



People Things Exit Enter, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver, BC

Locale, Sir John Cass Faculty of Art Media & Design, London, UK

Dexter Sinister, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB



The Winter Show, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Best Laid Plans, Drawing Room, London, UK

Cactus Craze, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany

Magic Show, Pump House Gallery, London, UK

Map Marathon: Maps for the 21st Century, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

Recipes for an Encounter, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY



Poor. Old. Tired. Horse., ICA, London, UK

Gartenstadt, Kunstverein Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany

Magic Show, Hayward Touring Show: QUAD, Derby; Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool; Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery,

Carlisle; Chapter, Cardiff, UK



Janice Kerbel, Silke Otto Knapp, Alan Ruppersberg, Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, Germany

Pleinairism, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Acclimation, Villa Arson, Nice, France Krobath Wimmer Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Typed, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

Art Sheffield 08: Yes, No & Other Options, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK



Bienniale de Montréal, Montreal, QC

See History, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, Germany

True Romance, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, Austria




Cosmic Ray Research, Banff Centre, Banff, Canada


Ucross Foundation, Wyoming, USA


Tyndall Centre for Global Climate Change, Norfolk, UK