Yaniv Daniel Janson CV

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Awards and Scholarships

2016    Arts Access Aotearoa, Finalist Artistic Achievement
2015    Attitude Awards, Finalist, Artistic Achievement
           30 under 30 Award, Hamilton City Council, Artistic Achievement
           Wallace Art Awards, Finalist
           National Youth Art Award, Best Abstract prize
           Taking Action! Grant, SOFRANA
2014    Attitude Awards, Finalist, Artistic Achievement
 Creative NZ grant, Creative Communities: Social integration artistic collaboration
2013    Eleos Trust grant
           Fairey Trust grant
2011   Eat Your Art Out, Finalist, Uxbridge Creative Centre
          National Youth Art Award, Finalist, Waikato Society of Arts
TLC: International School of Art & Creativity, Scholarship
Artistic Development grant, CreativeHamilton
2010   Recognyz Youth Awards, Finalist, Youth Council/Hamilton City Council
Arts Waikato, scholarship
Variety Gold scholarship
2009   Highly Commended Award, Great Waikato Art Show,
Recognyz Youth Awards (Hamilton City Council) Arts category and
National Youth Art Awards, Waikato Society of Arts
Wheeler Trust grant
Eleos Trust grant
2008   Trust Waikato National Contemporary Arts Award, Finalist
17th James Wallace Trust Arts Award, Finalist

Solo Exhibitions

2017   Rich and Middle Class and Poor, ArtsPost, Waikato Museum, Hamilton [Feb-March]
2016   Yaniv Janson, Exhibitions Gallery of Fine Art, Auckland [July], Wellington [Jul-Aug]
2014   Beehives Hidden in Trees (part 2), Experience Comvita, Te Puke [Sept-Oct]
          Beehives Hidden in Trees, ArtsPost, Waikato Museum, Hamilton [July-August]
2013   Back to Haifa, Naamat Gallery, Haifa, Israel [till end 2014]
          The Depot ArtSpace, New Zealand in the Mind's Eye, Devonport [Oct]
2011   Our Changing World, Galerie Le Vieux Forgeron, Stanstead, Canada [July]
2010   Global Warning - Sustainability in Balance, Massey University, College of Business: Sustainability Workshop: Business Case for Social and Environmental Responsibility, Albany [Nov; Artist in Residence]
          Climate Chains, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest [Oct; Artist in Residence]
The World According to… Wallace Arts Foundation, Morrinsville [Nov]
Visualising Climate Change, ArtsPost, Waikato Museum [Sept]
The Joy of Colour, Bet Aba Hushi Cultural Centre, Haifa, Israel [May]
2009   Climate room, Pomegranate Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand [Dec-Oct]
Climatic Perspectives, Ein Hod Artist Village, Israel [Oct]
2008   Natural Worlds, Tamarillo Gallery, Wellington [Aug]
TheWorks, SANDZ Gallery, Frankton Village, Hamilton [Apr]

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016   Outsider Art Fair, Auckland [Nov]
2015   Wallace Art Award, Finalist [Sept-Oct] 
          National Youth Art Award, Waikato Museum [Sept]
2014   Our Bees, Cottlestone Gallery, Tauranga [Dec]
          Outsider Art Fair, Auckland [Nov]
In Bee Tween, Hamilton Garden’s Art Festival [Feb]
2013   ET CETERA, The Depot ArtSpace, Devonport [Nov]
Pandora's box, Hastings Community Art Centre [April - May]
          Crowded Heads, Auteur House, Hamilton [March-April]
2012   Festivities, Wallace Morrinsville Gallery, Morrinsville [Dec-Jan]
          'On the Line', North Shore Hospital Exhibition [Dec-Feb]
Yaniv, Aotea Square, Conference Centre, AutismNZ Annual Conference [Sept]
2011   Latitude, Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, California [Oct-Nov]
          Fall Exhibition, The NZ Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington [May; Guest Artist]
          Facets of Creativity, Waikato Society of Arts Exhibition, ArtsPost, Hamilton [March]
2010   Chemins Croises, Galerie Celal, Paris [Dec]
Annual Spring Art Exhibition, Anderson Park Gallery, Invercargill [Sept]
Creativity Square, Waikato Society of Arts Member Exhibition, Hamilton [Sept]
A Passion for Art - Waikato Society of Arts, ArtsPost, Hamilton [March]
2009   Great Waikato Art Show, ArtsWaikato, Hamilton [Sept; commended]
          National Youth Art Award, RiverMall Gallery, Hamilton [Sept; finalist]
          Telecom IHC Arts Awards 2009, SANDZ Gallery, Frankton Village [July]
          Transfusion, Waikato Museum & Waikato District Health Board, Hamilton [July]
          Our Space, Te Papa, Wellington [April; multimedia exhibition]
          17th James Wallace Trust Art Awards, Auckland [July-Oct; finalist]
          The Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award and exhibition, Whakatane [Oct]
2008   WAIPRINT 2008 - Waikato Society of Arts, Thornton Gallery, Hamilton [Sept]
          National Contemporary Arts Award, Waikato Museum, Hamilton [Aug- Dec; finalist]
Waikato Society of Arts Members Exhibition, Waikato Museum, Hamilton [June]


James Wallace Arts Trust, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Waikato District Health Board


Mentioned in over 35 media publications: see

Moving image

Yaniv Saves the World Documentary, Mandelberg J, WINTEC


2009-11 Dip. Art and Creativity (Hnrs.), TLC: International School of Art and Creativity, Wellington

Yaniv Janson (2016) Rich and Middle Class and Poor (ISBN-10: ADD HERE)
Yaniv Janson (2014) Beehives Hidden in Trees (ISBN-10: 1499668317)
Yaniv Janson (2013) Since the Beginning (ISBN-10: 1483959031)
Yaniv Janson (2010) Changing the World – One Painting at a Time (ISBN-10: 1451547013)
Yaniv Janson (2009) PortFolio (ISBN-10: 1449512933) []