Jana Ghalayini (b.1993)

2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Printmaking, OCAD University, Toronto, CA

Artist Residencies
2022 Intermix, Fashion and Visual Arts Commission, Ministry of Culture, Riyadh, SA
2017 Art Camp, Ryerson Artscape x OCAD University, Toronto, CA

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions
2023 A Storm Before the Groove, Union Gallery, Queens University, Kingston, CA
2022 Weaving in Light, Toronto Palestine Film Festival, Tiff Bell Lightbox, Toronto, CA (curated by Amanda Boulos)

Group Exhibitions
2024 Backbone, Carbon 12, Dubai, UAE (curated by Studio Salasil) (upcoming)
2024 Youth, Truth & Imagination, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Columbus Centre, Toronto, CA 
2024 Miqrab, MiSK Art Institute , Medinah, SA
2023 Miqrab, MiSK Art Institute , Riyadh, SA
2023 Woven Spaces, Fenaa Al Awal, Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh, SA
2022 Dawn Draws, Dusk Drops, Joys, Toronto, CA
2022 Body as Landscape, Jax District, Riyadh, SA
2022 Constellations I, Lalani Jennings, Guelph, CA
2021 Rebel Landscapes, Toronto Palestinian Film Festival, Toronto, CA (online)
2021 Life in Technicolour, Kensington Market, Toronto, CA
2021 Community Care, Home Baking, Big on Bloor Festival, Toronto, CA
2021 Precarious Joy, Hearth Gallery, Toronto, CA (curated by Project 40)
2020 Listerine , Earl Selkirk Gallery, Toronto, CA (curated by Alexus Projects)
2020 Intimate Dimensions, Hafez Gallery, 21’ 93’, Jeddah, SA (curated by Wejdan Reda)
2019 Insahyt Catalog 700-779: V.1-3, Black Cat Showroom, Toronto, CA (curated by Alexus Projects)
2017 Inclusive Arts Fest, Scarborough Civic Centre, Scarborough, CA
2017 Transition, Menier Gallery, London, UK (curated by Reconnecting Arts)
2017 That would be fine too, Ryerson Art space, Toronto, CA
2017 Life/Death/Life, 187 Augusta, Toronto, CA (curated by Renelyn Quinicot)
2017 An Introduction, The Foundry, London, UK (curated by Variant Space)
2017 Annual Graduate Exhibition, OCAD University, Toronto, CA
2017 Repetitive Behaviours, Northern Contemporary, Toronto, CA
2017 Deb Mathews Project, Ministry of Education, Toronto, CA
2016 Pressure Tactics, OCAD University, Toronto, CA
2016 Political Candy, Studio 223A, Toronto, CA

International Art Fairs
2019 Art Dubai, Represented by Banat Collective, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.
2018 Jeddah Book Arts Fair, Represented by Variant Space, Jeddah, SA
2017 Art Toronto, Represented by OCADU, Metro Convention Center, Toronto, CA
2017 DIY Cultures, Rich Mix, London, UK.

Professional Experience and Workshops
2023 March – Intro to tapestry weaving, Union Gallery, Queens University, Toronto, CA
2022 Weaving and Floor Loom consultation for Muhannad Shono’s light installation, Noor Riyadh, Riyadh, SA
2021 November to December, Intro to tapestry weaving, Riverdale Hub, Toronto, CA
2021 July – Intro to tapestry weaving, Big on Bloor Festival, Toronto, CA
2019 January - Intro to textile block-printing, Sahaba Club, Jeddah, SA
2016 Curriculum Innovation Committee of Faculty of Art, OCAD University, Toronto, CA
2016 Faculty of Art academic administration appointments committee, OCAD University, Toronto, CA
2016 Contemporary Printmaking tenure-track search committee, OCAD University, Toronto, CA

2017 Printmaking Medal Winner, OCAD University, Toronto, CA
2017 Ignite Imagination Award, OCAD University, Toronto, CA
2017 Nora E. Vaughan Award, OCAD University, Toronto, CA 2017 Spoke Membership Prize, OCAD University, Toronto, CA
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