Janice Sloane, is a mixed media artist who lives and works in New York City. Her work explores themes of the body, it’s impermanence, plastic surgery, ritual objects and the process of healing. She draws inspiration from medical photographs, painting and african sculpture.
In her work, we often see the head – holder of the spirit, soul and mind. It is a fascination and she explores this part of the body and it’s complexities through ink drawings, photography, and sculpture, using skin-like pieces of vinyl halloween masks, hair, fake fur, pins, glitter and plastic bags.
Janice has exhibited at Radiator Gallery, SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW, The Parlour Bushwick, Scope Art Fair, The Last Brucennial, The Nightclub, Miami, Newman Popiashvilli Gallery, Galeria La Refaccionaria, Mexico DF, X Teresa Actual, Mexico DF, El Centro de La Imagen, Mexico DF, White Box , Neue Galerie Graz. DF, ZKM Center for Art and Media Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, Tel Aviv Artist Studio Gallery, DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece, Museo de Arte Carillo Gil Mexico DF, Museo Universitario del Chopo Mexico DF, Brooklyn Museum among other spaces.
Her work has been reviewed in selected publications such as Sensitive Skin Magazine, Beautiful Decay, Mileno Supplemento Cultural, Mexico DF, The Herald, Mexico DF, Art New England, NY Times, Ethik & Unterrich, El Periodico del Arte, Harpers Bazaar, Mexico and Uno Mas Uno, Mexico. She has participated in the Salem2Salem artist residency at the Schloss Salem in Salem, Germany and Salem Art Works in Salem NY. Her works are in several private collections in New York and Mexico, the C-Collection in Vaduz, Lichtenstein, and the Neue Galerie Graz, Austria.