Curriculum Vitae




Born 1953, Toronto, Ontario, Canada





1979, M.A. (studio art), University of Saskatchewan

1976, B.F.A. (visual art), York University

1972-3, B.F.A. program, Mount Allison University





1979-80, The Banff Centre, Winter Workshop Program





1985, 1992, Ontario Arts Council Grant

1983, Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant

1978, Saskatchewan Arts Board Grant





2021, Northumberland Art Gallery, Port Hope

2012, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

2010, The Nouveau Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

2009, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

2007, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

2006, The Nouveau Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

2005, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

2003, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

2002, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

2001, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

1999, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

1998, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

1997, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

1996, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

1995, The Russell Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

1993, The Russell Gallery of Fine Art, Lindsay, Ontario

1993, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

1992, The Lindsay Gallery, Lindsay Ontario

1990, Mississauga Civic Centre Art Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario

1990, Whitby Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario

1987, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

1985, Canadian Art Galleries, Calgary, Alberta

1985, Robert Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

1983, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

1982, Brian Melnychenko Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1981, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan

1980, Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan






2020, Great and Small – Works from the Permanent Collection, Saskatchewan Arts Board, Regina, Saskatchewan 

2019, The Machine Age, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario 

2016, Woman’s Work –  Art Gallery of Northumberland, The Terri Lipman Collection

2015, Love at First Sight, Morris & Jacqui Schumiatcher Collection, Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina

2013, Less is More – Saskatchewan Arts Board, included promotional decal of work

2003, Horizons, Saskatchewan Craft Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

2002, Relationships, Saskatchewan Arts Board Touring Exhibition

2001, This Other Eden,  Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta

2000, Face Forward, Glenbow Museum, Calgary – guest curator author Carol Shields

1995, Encore, Silver Anniversary Celebration, Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario

1990, Miniature Art, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

1987, People in Canada, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland, (catalogue)

1986, Juried Show, Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario

1986, Double Takes, Western Development Museum, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (traveling exhibition)

1983, Arts West Fest, Lemarchand Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

1983, 2nd Annual Wild West Show, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta (catalogue)

1982, New Views From the West, Gallery Quan, Toronto, Ontario

1982, Saskatchewan Open, Mendel Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

1981, Contemporary Art of Alberta,  Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta

1980, Winterworks, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, Alberta (catalogue)

1980, View From the Top, Beaver House Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

1979, Two Person Exhibition, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan






  • 1994, Commissioned painting for book cover, Beyond My Keeping by Elizabeth Philips, published by Coteau Books
  • 1991-2004, Commissioned paintings for annual posters for the theatre season for Green Thumb Theatre, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 1990, Commissioned painting for book cover, Working Without a Laugh Track by Fred Stenson, published by Coteau Books
  • 1989, Commissioned painting for book cover Jumbo Gumbo published by Coteau Books
  • 1986, Commissioned painting for the expansion of the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Ontario
  • 1984, Awarded commission to design a poster for the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
  • 1979, Vision 80: an edition of 45 prints produced for  the Saskatchewan Arts Board





University of Saskatchewan

The Banff Centre

Esso Resources Corporation


Alberta Art Foundation

Guaranty Trust

Norman McKenzie Art Gallery

Husky Oil Corporation

Saskatchewan Arts Board

The Glenbow Museum

Canada Council Art Bank

The Mendel Art Gallery

Saskatchewan Potash Corporation

Dunlop Art Gallery

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

University of Alberta

City of Regina

Nickle Arts Museum

Trent University






  • 2012, Painting Buffalo selected used for poster and album cover Boundary Ensemble – Duo 526
  • 2008, Painting Forcing the Narcissus, selected poetry collection by Susan Musgrave( McClelland & Stewart)
  • 2007, Painting Flying Home selected for front cover of Things Go Flying by Shari Lapena (Touchwood Editions)
  • 2006, Painting View From My Window selected by Canada Council Art Bank for use on 2006 Xmas card
  • 2005, Various paintings used in movie Doctor Doolittle 3
  • 1999-2002, Various artworks used as television station identifiers for SCN, Regina,      Saskatchewan Communications Network
  • 1993, Paintings, In The House of Adam and Benchman selected for front and back covers respectively for Grain Magazine, Volume  21, Number 1, Spring 1993
  • 1993, Part of painting Birth of the Redmen selected for cover of The True Life Adventures of Sparrow Drinkwater by Trevor Ferguson (Harper Collins)
  • 1993, Painting, Buckhorn Lake selected for cover of Homing Instinct by S.L. Sparling (Harper Collins)
  • 1992, Painting, Snick selected for cover of Inventing the Hawk by Lorna Crozier (McClelland & Stewart)
  • 1992, Painting Moving to Millbrook selected for cover of Rest Harrow by Janice Kulyk Keefer (Harper Collins)
  • 1992, Painting, The Dreamers selected for reproduction by Green Thumb Theatre, Vancouver –      used as a poster for the theatre season
  • 1991, Painting, Guardian  selected for cover of No Man In The House by Cecil Foster (Random House)
  • 1989, Painting, Romance  selected for cover of Duets by Per Brask and George Szawto (Coteau Books)
  • 1989, Painting, Skater selected for cover of The Orange Fish by Carol Shields (Random House)
  • 1989, Painting, Gypsy selected for cover of Counsel of the Moon by Dorothy Speak (Random House)
  • 1989, Painting, Oshawa Creek selected for cover of Box Garden by Carol Shields (Random House)
  • 1989, Painting, Bullrider selected for cover of Cold Rubber Feet by Bruce Taylor (Cormorant Books)
  • 1986, Painting, Courtship selected for cover of The Old Dance edited by Bonnie Bernard (Coteau Books)
  • 1986, Painting, The Last Elephant selected for cover of What We Bring Home by Judith Krause (Coteau)
  • 1985, Paintings used in a television series called Canadian Literature in the program entitled Perspectives by Access Network, Calgary, Alberta
  • 1985, Painting, Trying to Fly selected for cover of Various Miracles by Carol Shields (General)
  • 1985, Paintings, Going to Regina and Sunrise Sheep selected for cover of Prairie Jungle      (Thundercreek)
  • 1984, Painting, The Bath selected for cover of Alibi by Robert Kroetsch  (General)
  • 1984, Painting, Pandora’s Box selected for cover of A Bolt of White Cloth by Leon Rooke (General)
  • 1984, Painting, Approaching Spring selected for cover of The Kissing Man by George Elliot (General)


Employed as visual arts instructor University of Saskatchewan, The Banff Centre, and Robert McLaughlin Gallery.


Juror for Manitoba Arts Council grants division, as well as juror for juried art exhibitions Saskatchewan and Ontario - most recent 2013 East Central Ontario Art Association.


Selected Publications/Reviews:


August 2006 – Galleries West, Life or Something Like It


April 2000, The Search for Home - Face Forward: Six Canadians Confront the Millennium


Border Crossings, "Two Fantasists: Ann Smith and Jane Zednik" , Arthur Adamson, Volume 2, #2, 52-53


Home Truths – A Celebration of Family Life by Canada’s Best-Loved Painters – Joan Murray, Key Porter Books 1998


Encore – The Station Galley Revisited 1995. Catalogue.


Toronto Artist’s Fairy Tales Critique Contemporary Society Leader-Post, Regina March 1993


Jane Zednik – Recent Paintings 1990 – The Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario. Catalogue


Paintings of People – Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John’s Newfoundland, 1987.



The Magical World of Jane Zednik, CityScope Magazine, Summer 85, Calgary


Women's Work, - Jane Zednik, the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, 4-28 July, 1985. Catalogue


2nd Annual Wild West Show – Alberta College of Art Gallery SAIT 1983. Catalogue


Jane  Zednik – Sandra Tivy – Vanguard, Volume 14, Number 7 September 1985


Jane Zednik – Arts Manitoba Volume 2, No. 2 Winter 1983


Petro Art in Calgary – Today Magazine April 1982