Janet Jones is a Toronto based painter whose work has been exhibited across Canada, in Los Angeles, New York, England, Germany, France and China. Her recent projects include; a national touring exhibition of her paintings, DaDa Delirium, with an accompanying catalogue (2011) with essays by Stuart Reid, Nell Tenhaaf and an interview with the artist by Georgiana Uhlyarik, and participation in the Empire of Dreams exhibition, MOCCA (Summer 2010) curated by David Liss. Jones received her MFA from York University and her PhD from New York University in the area of art theory and criticism. Her dissertation focused on Clement Greenberg and the artist /critic relationship. Jones has been a visiting artist in France, England, Russia, China, the Netherlands, and Cuba. An Associate Professor in the Department of Visual Arts, York University, Toronto, where she teaches painting, she has been Chair of the Department of Visual Arts and Director of the MFA Program in Visual Arts.