Janna Pameijer

Janna Pameijer

  • Artist’s Statement

    Sculpture is in my breath and at my fingerstips. I look at the world around me. I am inspired by shapes, textures and the inner being whether fauna or human figure. I like to create finding the simplified version, enough to entice you to explore what I see and feel too.

  • Biography

    1979 Completed degree in Fine Art
    1980 Exhibited solo exhibition at Cintra House Brisbane
    Society of Wildlife Artists of Australasia Melbourne
    1981 Co-founded the Queensland Wildlife Artists Society Brisbane
    1981 - 1991 Group Exhibitions with QWAS
    1980 ......... Ongoing Teaching sculpture across eastern Australia to Pottery and
    Sculpture
    groups including McGregor School Toowoomba, Grafton Art Fest.
    1981 ....... Ongoing exhibitions in Brisbane and Maleny
    2001 Centenary of Federation Sculptures for Charters Towers
    2010 Public Art Project - Herd of Cows Maleny, Maleny street scape, Tea Gardens, Port
    Stephens
    2011 - 2018 Developed Art Tours to Morocco
    2014 Swell Currumbin entry
    2014 - Continue with teaching and creating sculpture from my studio in Curramore
    2021 - RNA Brisbane



  • Influences

    My greated influences come from my environment, the people and even the landscape. There is so much to appreciate and for me so much to share through my understanding of what I see.

  • Awards

    Acquisitions:
    Chisholm Gallery, Caufield, Victoria.
    Kelvin Grove High School, Brisbane.
    South Pine Shire Council, Strathpine, Queensland.
    Currumbin Sanctuary, Gold Coast, Queensland.
    Prizes:
    1982 Wildlife Sculpture, Melbourne.
    1989 Wildlife Sculpture, Brisbane.
    1995 Sculpture Award, Currumbin, Gold Coast.
    1997 Caloundra Arts Awards, Sunshine Coast.
    2006 Immanuel College
    2006 Zonta Women in Art

  • Exhibitions

    1980 Solo exhibition, Cintra House, Brisbane.
    1979-83 Group exhibitions with the Wildlife Artists of Australasia, Melbourne.
    1982-95 Group exhibitions with the Queensland Wildlife Artists Society, Brisbane.
    1989-95 Group exhibitions with the Society of Sculptors Queensland, Brisbane.
    1994-95 Nationwide group exhibition titled "Wildlife in Art", at Currumbin, Gold Coast
    1997-99 Group exhibition, “All Nature Art”, at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane.
    July 94 Solo exhibition, Malcolm's of Maleny.
    July 94 Group exhibition, Stanthorpe Art Gallery.
    Sept 94 Group exhibition, Sculpture Satellite Project, Brisbane.
    Sept 94 Group "Wombat" exhibition, Royal Zoological Society of S.A., Adelaide.
    Oct 94 Group exhibition, Noosa Fine Art Gallery, Noosa.
    Feb 95 Group exhibition, Western Gallery, Toowoomba.March 95 "Birds of a Feather" group wildlife exhibition, Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane.
    June 95 Group wildlife exhibition at "Talk to the Animals", Eagle Farm, Brisbane.
    March 96 Group marine and coastal exhibition at Convention Centre, Brisbane.
    May 99 Heads - Group exhibition at Palmwoods, Sunshine Coast.
    Open Studios – Maleny
    Sept 2011 Sculpture on the Edge – Montville
    Sept 2012 Scultpure on the Edge - Maleny
    Dec 2012 Morocco- A Creative Journey, Cooroy Butter Factory
    Sep-Oct 2013 A Clay Legacy – Redcliffe City Gallery Brisbane
    Sept 2014 Swell Currumbin
    Sept-Oct 2014 Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny
    Mar/April 2015 Morocco – a Creative Journey, exhibition, Upfront Club Maleny
    Sept – Oct 2015 Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny
    Oct 2016 Creative Chorus Maleny Art Direct Maleny.
    June 2019 'A Class Act' Painting exhibition Cooroy Butter Factory
    Aug 2021 RNA Brisbane
    Sept 2021 Downlands Toowoomba
    Artist in Residence:
    May 2000 Toowoomba Boys Grammar School.
    2001 Charters Towers, Federation Year Project
    2001 - to date, local gallery shows

Showing all 8 artworks

Janna Pameijer

Above the Abyss of Thought
45 x 12 x 12cm Clay and bronze $1,250.00

Janna Pameijer

Just Flipped (L Platypus)
10 x 10 x 15cm Bronze $1,350.00

Janna Pameijer

Just Flipped (R Platypus)
10 x 10 x 15cm Bronze $1,350.00

Janna Pameijer

Cheeky Wren
16 x 8 x 8cm Bronze on Wood Sold

Janna Pameijer

Duckling
10 x 10 x 20cm Bronze $1,250.00

Janna Pameijer

Crested Pigeon
12 x 10 x 6cm Bronze Sold

Janna Pameijer

Whispers
80 x 950 x 40cm Bronze $24,000.00

Janna Pameijer

Wallabies
80 x 60 x 70cm Fired clay and glazes Sold