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Janet DeBoos

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Training
Bachelor of Science, Sydney University, Sydney, NSW, 1969; Ceramic Certificate, National Art School, East Sydney Technical College, Sydney, NSW, 1971; Fine Arts and Italian, Sydney University, Sydney, NSW, 1974-75.

Related professional experience

Teacher, Canberra Technical College School of Art, Canberra, ACT, 1972-75; Teacher Ceramics, Randwick and St George Technical Colleges, Sydney, NSW, 1976-78; Head Teacher Ceramics, East Sydney Technical College, Sydney, NSW, 1979-80; Lecturer Ceramics (1985-97) and Head of Ceramics Workshop, Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, 1998 - present.

Selected solo exhibitions
Fusions Gallery, Brisbane, Qld., 1979; Potters Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1980, 1986; Queensland Potters' Association Gallery, Brisbane, QLD, 1985; A Change of Scenery, Narek Gallery, Tharwa, ACT, 1991; Memories of the Domestic Life, Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1994; Domestic Concerns, Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 2000 (with Patsy Hely); Memories of the Domestic Life, Weswal Gallery, Tamworth, NSW, 1997; Composite of Opposites, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 2001 (with Alan Watt); JamFactory Galleries, Adelaide, SA, 2001.

Selected group exhibitions since 1992
National Craft Acquisition Award, Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, Darwin, NT, 1993, 1994; Summer Show, European Ceramics Gallery, Knaresborough, UK, 1993; The Teapot Show, L'Unique Gallery, Adelaide, SA, 1993; Cloudbusting, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1993; The Bowled and the Beautiful, The Door Exhibition Space, Fremantle, WA, 1994; Newcastle Invitational Ceramic Award, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW, 1995, 1997; Bega Valley Ceramics, Bega Valley Regional Gallery, Bega, NSW, 1995; Icons, Meat Market Craft Centre, Melbourne, Vic., 1995; Process and Obsession, Performance Space, Sydney, NSW, 1995; Gold Coast Ceramic Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, Qld; Townsville Ceramic Acquisition Award, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, Qld, 1996; Alice Craft Acquisition, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, NT, 1996, 1997; Bowled Over, The Door Exhibition Space, Fremantle, WA, 1996; Connected, Craft ACT Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1996; Sentinel, Manly Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1996; ANU Ceramics Staff Show, Pastoral Gallery, Queanbeyan, NSW, 1996; Purple Sands: 21 Western potters in China, JBK Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1997; Images of Sustainability, Watt Space, Newcastle University, Newcastle, NSW, 1997; Porcelain and Stoneware, Contemporary Craft Space, Brisbane, Qld, 1997; Teawares, Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne, Vic., 1997, 1999; Sidney Myer International Ceramics Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, Vic., 1998; Salad Days, Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1998; Delegates' Exhibition, National Ceramics Conference, WA School of Art and Design Gallery, Perth, WA, 1999; The Teapot Show, Old Bakery Gallery, Perth, WA, 1999; re:Searching, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 1999; White, Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 1999; Four Porcelain Artists, Sturt Gallery, Mittagong, NSW, 2000; Minimal, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane, QLD, 2000; Selected Accredited Professional Members' Exhibition, Craft ACT Gallery, Canberra, ACT, 2000; SOFA (Narek Gallery), Chicago, Il, USA, 2001.

Public collections

Gold Coast City Gallery, Qld; Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT; Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, Vic.; Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba, Qld.