Carlyn Janus is a native-born Chicago artist, and recent transplant to New York City, specializing in acrylic and mixed media painting on canvas and paper. Her work is abstract in nature, often mixing the organic elements of her surroundings with surreal, dream-like textures and layers. She is a graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago and has over 15 years of professional experience working within many art fields. Her paintings are in collections in Canada and the United States.
Education 2003-2008 / Art Institute of Chicago – BFA in mixed media & design 2009 / Certification in fine art restoration
Solo Exhibitions 2015 / Art Post Gallery – Northbrook, IL
Group Exhibitions 2012 – 2017 / Spring and fall shows Art Post Gallery – Northbrook, IL 2016 – 2017 / Featured artist of the Designers Showcase House – Lake Forest, IL 2014 / Spring Fever – Dearpath Art League – Lake Forest, IL 2009 / Lotus Keep Gallery – Chicago, IL 2007 Talking All at Once – John David Mooney Gallery – Chicago,IL
Private Collections Art Post Gallery – IL Avenue Interiors – IL John Plunkett Interiors - IL C. Waddell Fine Art Collection – Canada Four Stars Gallery – MO Goodman Gallery – OH Gary’s Fine Art – WI Winston Fine Art Collection – TX Delta Fine Art Collection – TX Heather Edelman Gallery – NY H.O.P.E. – SC Park Plaza Art Gallery – NV Syndi Jay Gallery – NV Private Collections throughout the USA, Canada, France & UK
Publications 2014 INS Modern Luxury Magazine “Summer Stroll” by Sherry Thomas