Janina Frye (b. 1987, Germany) lives and works in Amsterdam and London. She received her BA from AKV St. Joost ’s-Hertogenbosch (NL) in 2014. In 2017, Frye was awarded with the Young Talent Award from the Mondriaan Fund. Recently, she was a participant at the EKWC (European Ceramic Work Center) in the Netherlands in 2020.
Select solo exhibitions include, Kiss off life, P/////AKT, Amsterdam, NL (2018); People are nowhere near so fluid, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, NL (2017); What it's Like to Be a Thing, Moira, Utrecht, NL (2016). Select group exhibitions include Flesh, Old Operation Theatre Museum, London, UK (2020); Jacob die Hose, Jacob the pants, DAAD Artshow, Copeland Gallery, London (2019); Prospect & Concept, Mondriaan Fond, Art Rotterdam, NL (2019); Sense & Sensibility, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, NL (2017); The future of the human, Springhouse, Amsterdam, NL (2017); Museum Night Amsterdam, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL (2016); Communication with the non-human / One-Minute-Series, Eye Museum, Amsterdam, NL (2016); Reinventing Happiness, Stedelijk Museum ’s-Hertogenbosch, NL (2015); BEST OF GRADUATES, Gallery Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL (2014); Tent Academy Award Exhibition, Tent, Rotterdam, NL (2014).
Frye is going to participate with her work in the group exhibition 'Test Case XXIII' at EKWC (European Ceramic Work Center, Oisterwijk, NL) on 3 July 2021, further she will show her work at the Cacao Fabriek in Helmond (NL) in October 2021 and currently she is working on an edition for P/////AKT in Amsterdam (NL).