Ashley Janke | jankeashley@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

 

2018  MFA, Curating, Goldsmiths University of London (with honors) 

2012  BFA, Integrated Studio Arts, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD)

2011  University of Georgia Athens Abroad Program Cortona, Italy Spring Semester

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

2019

Collective Member, ADDS DONNA, Chicago

Founder/Director, Milwaukee Women's Art Library (MWAL), Milwaukee

Guest Curator, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee 

2018

Participant, NEON Curatorial Exchange, Whitechapel Gallery, London/Athens 

 

2017-18 

Archival Research and Curatorial Placement, Cubitt Gallery, London

 

2017 

Invigilator, Lisson Gallery, London

Performer, Laure Prouvost Studios, London

ICA Student Forum placement, ICA, London

Contributor, this is tomorrow, London

Research Assistant, Xabier Arakistain & Margaret Harrison, Bilbao

Guest Speaker, The Umali Awards, Milwaukee

 

2016-17 

Archival Assistant, Banner Repeater, London

 

2014-16 

Guest Speaker (2016), Analysis as Discovery New Approaches to Art..., MIAD, Milwaukee    

Co-Curator, BORDERLINE, Shorewood

Contributor/ Co-Founder, Open View (Arts Newsletter), Milwaukee  

 

2010-16       

nAbr gallery, Founder and Curator, Milwaukee

00000 GHOOST $HOW, Co-Founder and Organiser, Milwaukee

 

2012-14        

Curator/ Co-Founder, Imagination Giants, Milwaukee


2014              

Guest Speaker, Integration and Intersection 2, MIAD, Milwaukee

 

2013

Guest Speaker, Senior Seminar, MIAD, Milwaukee
Guest Artist, University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee
Artist in Residence, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee

 

2012

Artist in Residence, MKE<->LAX, Los Angeles


2011-13

Gallery Assistant, MIAD, Milwaukee

 

SELECTED CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

 

2020

Milwaukee Women’s Arts Library, Charles Allis Museum, Curator, Milwaukee (anticipated)

 

2018            

Fort Sumac, American Fantasy Classics, EnclaveLAB, Curator, London

568 rows 18 columns, Jayson Haebich, Cubitt Gallery (Studios), Co-Curator, London

 

2017

Dialogues Between Sex, Class, And Violence, Margaret Harrison, Azkuna Zentroa, Co-curator of archival vitrines (senior curator: Xabier Arakistain), Bilbao

Breeder, Puck Verkade, After School Special, Curator, Milwaukee

Amorphosis, Ben Miller, EnclaveLAB, Curator, London

 

2016

Dizzy, Kaylee Wyant, BORDERLINE, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

Studio Wiz, Mike Paré, BORDERLINE, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

Gather, Sarah Luther, BORDERLINE, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

2015 Less Room for the Living, Derek Ernster, nAbr gallery (mini) at Green Gallery, Milwaukee

00000 GHOST $HOW VI (Multi-venue), 70+ artists, Lead Organizer/Curator, Milwaukee
Snow n’ Clouds, Maddie Reina & Jacob Goudreault, BORDERLINE, Curator, Milwaukee

 

2014

00000 GHOOST $HOW V, BORDERLINE, Curator, Milwaukee

ARENA, Nate Pyper & Miguel Ramirez, Imagination Giants, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

 

2013

00000 GHOOST $HOW IV, Imagination Giants, Co-Curator, Milwaukee
Resort, Hideous Beast (collective), nAbr at Lynden Sculpture Garden, Curator, Milwaukee
I Made You A Mixtape, Shane Walsh, Imagination Giants, Co-Curator, Milwaukee
Plein Air, Plain Air, John Riepenhoff, nAbr gallery at Lynden Sculpture Garden,  Curator, Milwaukee

Vinyl Love, Waldek Dynerman, Imagination Giants, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

One Ton Beach, WI, Jena Lee, Imagination Giants, Co-Curator, Milwaukee
Gathered From Various..., Sarah Luther, nAbr gallery at Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee

 

2012

00000 GHOOST $HOW III, Imagination Giants, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

Terrestrial Landing, Derek Ernster, nAbr gallery, Curator, Milwaukee
Lucky Fellowship Poker Tournament, Paul Druecke White Table, Milwaukee

Waiting to Exhale, Allison Heape, nAbr gallery, Curator, Milwaukee

Riverwest Satellite Day and Night (Multi-venue), Lead Curator/ Organizer, Milwaukee

THE, Michelle Grabner & Josh Reames (and more), Jazz Gallery, Lead Curator, Milwaukee

Neapolitan, Sean Cairns, nAbr gallery, Lead Curator, Minneapolis

2nd Annual Winter Carnival, Gitte Bog, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

 

2011

00000 GHOOST $HOW II, nAbr, Small Space, Green Gallery, American Fantasy

Classics, CENTER, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

spamhead, Phyllis Baldino, nAbr gallery at MDW Fair, Curator, Chicago

MMI, Bradley Fischer, nAbr gallery, Curator, Cortona, Italy

 

2010

View Masters Lair, Oliver Sweet, nAbr gallery, Curator, Milwaukee

Positive Evasions, nAbr gallery, Curator, Milwaukee

00000 GHOOS..., Small Space, nAbr gallery, Co-Curator, Milwaukee

Wishwife, Sara Caron, nAbr gallery, Curator, Milwaukee

Where We Live, 17 artists, Apartment Space, Milwaukee
 

SELECTED PUBLISHINGS

 

2018

Fort Sumac, Netil Radio and Riverwest Radio, London & Milwaukee

 

2017

Katja Novitskova: If Only You Could See What I’ve Seen with Your Eyes, This is Tomorrow

Auto Italia: Feral Kin, This is Tomorrow

Interview: Ami Clarke, Temporary Art Review

Jami Crew: Female Executioner, This is Tomorrow

 

2016

Interview: Neil Gasparka, Open View: A Portrait in Landscape Mode

Interview: Sarah Carter, Open View, Issue 9

Interview: Ben Balcom, Open View, Issue 8

Interview: Xav Leplae, Open View, Issue 4

 

2015

Introduction, Open View, Issue 3
Interview: Polly Morris, Open View Issue 2
Interview: In Memory of Art Elkon, Open View, Issue 1

 

2011

The It stuff We Are, SKEIN Magazine, Issue 2

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2016 Open View Shares Milwaukee’s Insider Art World, Milwaukee Record, January 28

2014 Imagination Giants, Temporary Art Review, September 29
2013 From the Curb in Milwaukee: Imagination Giants, Bad at Sports, June 12
2012 Table Talk: Ashley Janke and the White Table, Third Coast Digest, April 26

2011 Community Catalyst: An Interview with Ashley Ja..., The Chronicle, November 22

2010 Art City Asks: Ashley Janke..., JS Online, December 21

 

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

 

2013

Problems of Circumstance: Feminism in Pop Cu..., The Portrait Society, Milwaukee

Problems of Circumstance: Sexism in Contemporary Society, INOVA, Milwaukee
Problems of Circumstance: Contemporary Modes…, Imagination Giants, Milwaukee

 

2012

Conferences with Riverwest Radio, White Table, Milwaukee

 

 

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