CURRICULUM VITAE


EDUCATION

2008
MFA, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
Sculpture Department

2005
BA, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Graduated with High Distinction
Majors: Studio Art (Sculpture, Photography) and Economics


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
Not the End, Equity Gallery, New York, NY

2017
POST-ELECTION, September Gallery, Hudson, NY

2016
106 Green Presents, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY

2015
Janine Polak: Thirsty, Solo Exhibition, Sardine, Brooklyn, NY

2015
An Argument for Difference, curated by Yin Ho and Shama Khanna, TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Greenwich Village Book Desecration League, collective work displayed at the MoMA PS1 Art Book Fair, Invisible Exports Booth, Queens, NY

2015
Sixty Minutes: Sixty Artists and Sixty Seconds of Video, curated by Courtney Childress, Vanity Projects, Miami, FL and New York, NY

2015
Improvised Showboat #12, curated by Lauren Britton and Zachary Keeting, 530 Canal Street, New York, NY

2015
For the Good Times, Sardine at Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Edgar Meza, Janine Polak, and Bradford Smith, Scott Charmin Gallery, Houston, TX

2014
The Woodpile, curated by John Bianchi, 271 Frost St., Brooklyn, NY

2014
Yard Show, Essex Flowers, NYC

2014
Rewriting the Image, Town Hall Gallery, Boroondara, Melbourne, Australia

2014
EZ Spirit (3-person collaborative show with Lizzie Wright and Saira MacLaren), Essex Flowers, NYC

2013
Janine Polak: Shoulder Touch, Solo Exhibition, Sardine, Brooklyn, NY

2013
The Literarian Goes to Bushwick, Outlet, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Peaces on Earth, Daily Operation at Sardine, Brooklyn, NY

2012 New York Art Book Fair, PS1 MoMA, collaborative book with artist Lizzie Wright and poet Matthew Zingg exhibited at the Art Book Club table

2012
Friends of Friends, Weeknights, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Feather Weight, curated by Jessica Sanders and Allison Wall, Brooklyn, NY

2011
Work Hard, Daily Operation, Brooklyn, NY

2011
The Woodpile, curated by John Bianchi & Travis Fyfe, 271 Frost St., Brooklyn, NY

2011
Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jon Lutz, Wildlife, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Curse of the Pharaohs, St. Cecilia's, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Additions, Maddie + Lauren VHS in conjunction with the NY Book Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY

2010
One and Three Quarters of an Inch, St. Cecilia's, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Anything Whatever, 174 Roebling, Brooklyn, NY

2009
Pulp & Dagger, Everard Findlay, Brooklyn, NY

2009
Growing Like a Weed, 174 Roebling, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Program 4, Xiao Pu Station Arts Center, Songzhuang, Beijing, China

2008
Introduction, The Cabernet Initiative, Brooklyn, NY

2008
MFA Thesis Exhibition,Yale University School of Art

2005
In/Justice, Satellite Ballroom Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2005
Survey: Place and Mind: Beach (Solo Exhibition), Off-Grounds Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2004
Speed, Satellite Ballroom Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2004
Three: A Collection of Drawings and Independent Projects, McGuffey Arts Center, Charlottesville, VA

2004
Collage Now, McGuffey Arts Center, Charlottesville, VA

2004
Ix Memorial, Frank Ix Building, Charlottesville, VA

2003
$$$, Virginia Film Festival Fringe IGA Gallery, Charlottesville, VA