Janet Patterson

Janet is a Whitehorse-based artist and emerging curator who creates sculptural pieces using natural, recycled, and found objects.

Her show “Walk With Me”, which ran in our solo gallery in March 2021, featured 30 embellished shoes and explored the artist’s conflicted relationship with fancy footwear.

Other Whitehorse shows included a solo exhibit “Unless…” at the Yukon Arts Centre in December 2020/January 2021, “100 Sleepless Nights” at Arts Underground in February 2020, and numerous group shows in Whitehorse.

She was one of the artists in the 2022 En Plein Air Festival in Whitehorse, and was an artist in residence for two weeks in April and May 2022 at Raven Recycling in Whitehorse. She was a visual artist for the 2021 Arts in the Park and one of the participants at Created at the Canyon in July 2021. She is also a recipient of the Jenni House Artist Residency, spending August 2021 exploring the energy imprint left on the earth as people walk a particular route over hundreds of years.

Funding through the Yukon Emerging Artist Program allowed her to co-curate our September 2021 show Experienced Materials with Nicole Bauberger.

In 2022 Janet was selected to take on the role of Emerging Curator of the community gallery at the Yukon Arts Centre. She was responsible for programming shows from February to May, 2022.

When Janet is not making art, you may find her in her garden, searching out a new hiking trail, on the yoga mat, or enjoying time with her grandchildren.

Read more about Janet here.

Contact Janet:

Instagram: janet_patterson_artist_page

Email: janet@northwestel.net