Jana Wood

Jana Wood is a part-time Auckland based artist. She studied environmental and interior design at Whitecliffe , Visual arts at Artstation, and last year completed Mauri Ora Certificate in Maori culture at Te Wananga.She is currently studying at AUT

Her practice is process-driven and experimental, encompassing paint, photography, installation and printmaking.  Her current work looks at ideas of transience and the vanishing past in our urban environment.  She is actively involved in a heritage group to save historical buildings in her neighbourhood.




2000                      Whitecliffe College of Art and Design
                               Environmental Design, Interior Design and Drafting
2008                      Foundation course in Visual Arts, Artstation Ponsonby
                               Introduction to Drawing and Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography,
                               Art History and Critical thinking
2009                      Painters Progress –Year long course in painting and drawing with Matthew    
                               Browne, Artstation Ponsonby
                               Egg Tempera – with Kate Hart
2010                      Painters Studio –Year long course in painting and drawing with Matthew Browne,
     Artstation, Ponsonby
                               Watercolour – with Kathleen Shaw, Te Tuhi
                               Monoprint – with Toni Mosley, Nathan Homestead
2011                      Mauri Ora Foundation Certificate in Maori, Te Wananga o’ Aotearoa
                               Screenprinting – with Kate McLean, Artstation
                               Monoprint Advanced - with Toni Mosley, Nathan Homestead
2012                      Collograph Advanced – with Toni Mosley, Nathan Homestead
2013                      Bachelor of Visual Arts - AUT


2008                       360, Artstation Ponsonby
                               Pauanui Annual Art Show
2009                       Painters Progress, Artstation Ponsonby
                               Original Art Show, Manukau Telstra Events Centre
                               Mercury Bay Art Escape, Coromandel
2010                       Painters Studio, Artstation Ponsonby
                               Belmont Primary School Art Auction
                               Mercury Bay Art Escape, Coromandel
2011                      How Diversity Works – Group exhibition Artstation Gallery, Ponsonby
2012                      February; Finalist in Uxbridge Gallery Estuary Art Awards, judged by Peter 
                               Saines and TJ McNamara
     March; Viewpoint; Group Exhibition – The Depot Artspace Devonport
     June; Baradene School Art Show
                               August; Finalist in Korero – fusion of Poetry and Visual Arts exhibition, Uxbridge        


Aug 2011               The Aucklander
Sept 2011              Te Waha Nui Student Newspaper Auckland
March 2012           The Big Idea, Arts Diary, Scoop
August 2012          Arts Diary