Janice Wright Cheney

Familiar Objects

Fera Moira

Small Studies of Mycelium, 2018 

20 x 20 cm, embroidery on linen   

Various Polypores in Drawers, 2018

wool, silk, and wood 

Various columns and Posts

Janice Wright Cheney’s textile-based work explores the human relationship to nature. Recent national and international exhibitions include: Sardinia (2016), Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport ME; Cellar (2015), Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge AB; Folklore and Other Panics (2015), The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s NL; and Oh Canada (2012), MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA. She has been elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and is a recipient of the New Brunswick Lieutenant Governor's Award for High Achievement in Visual Arts. Janice Wright Cheney lives in Fredericton, NB, where she teaches at the College of Craft and Design.