Biography & Exhibitions

 

Biography


Janet E Souza took an interest in photography at age 13 and learned Black & White in High School. At Montserrat College of Art her passion for Digital Photography, Abstract Painting & Fashion began. She studied the works of Cindy Sherman, Francesca Woodman, Helmut Newton, Nan Golden, Jeff Koons, Barbara Kruger, Pablo Picasso & Jackson Pollock. In 2004 she moved from Massachusetts driving cross country to Los Angeles. She attended the Burning Man Festival in 2005 and it inspired her to create several paintings, as well as photographing the experience. Afterwords she embarked her own personal & artistic ventures. Inspired by one of her childhood favorite movies "The Wizard Of Oz" she created a satire series "Lost In LA". After many trails and tribulations she returned to her hometown of Gloucester, Massachusetts in 2008. Janet joined North Shore Art Association in 2011, and Rocky Neck Art Colony & SeARTS in 2012. In September of 2012 Janet had a Sole Artist Show at Rock Neck Gallery, as part of a summer long series of Artists.

 

Exhibitions

Northern Grind Coffeeshop "Janet E Souza Solo Show" April 2002 Beverly, MA 01915

The Core -"Fine Art Show" June 2, 2006 Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Open Space "Art Show" Nov 10, 2007 Los Angeles, CA 90012

North Shore Art Associate -" Associates Show" Opening Reception is Friday, July 8th 2011, 5-7pm Gloucester, MA 10930.

Lone Gulf Coffeehouse Co-Artist of the Months April 1-31 2012 Gloucester, MA 01930

Gallery and Studios at Porter Mill
"Transformation" May 2012, 95 Rantoul Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Monserrat College of Art -"Artrageous!26" Auction May 12, 2012 Beverly, MA 10915

"The Best of Rocky Neck Members Exhibition" Rocky Neck Art Colony Gallery, May 19th June 2, 2012 Gloucester, MA 01930

North Shore Art Associate - "Associate Show" July 12 - Aug 2 2012 Gloucester, MA 01930

FIGMENT Boston - "The Roaming Photographers" with Janet E Souza & Jeff Frenchy. July 28-29 2011 Rose Kennedy GreenwayBoston, MA

Rocky Neck Art Colony Gallery-"Memories, Love, Changes & Personal Growth", Digital Photography Show "Summer Artist Series" Sept 19 - October 12 2012 Gloucester, MA

North Shore Art Associate - "Fall For Art Show" October 2012 Gloucester, MA

Rocky Neck Art Colony - Cultural Center 'Winter Show' December 1-23 2012, Gloucester, MA