About

Originally from East Amherst, New York, Alexandra is a book artist and letterpress printer living in Iowa City, Iowa.



Contact


akjanez@gmail.com

Available for bookbinding commissions and letterpress job printing. 

For inquiries regarding my artist editions, please email to receive a prospectus, listing pricing and availability.




Education

2015  Master of Fine Arts: Book Arts, University of Iowa

2010  Bachelor of Fine Arts: Painting, Kansas State University


Exhibitions

2020  Solo Show, Domby, Iowa City, IA

2018  Office Work, Solo Exhibition, Filmscene Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2018  Friends of Dard Hunter/American Printing History Association Juried Members Exhibition, Levitt Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2018  The Dot Show, ICON Gallery,  Fairfield, IA

2018  Text & Textile, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library at Yale University, New Haven, CT

2018  Solo Exhibition, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

2017  Handy Books, UI Center for the Book K.K. Merker Gallery/UI Special Collections, Iowa City, IA

2017  Indelicate Truths, Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory, Cleveland, OH

2016  Tallgrass Artist Residency Group Exhibition, The Bank, Matfield Green, KS

2016  Fresh Ink, Wonder Fair, Lawrence, KS

2016  A Library for Artist Books, Words | Matter, Chicago, IL

2016  The Art of the Book, Iowa City Senior Center, Iowa City, IA

2016  Printed Page II, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO

2015  Typo, Kansas City Public Library curated by Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO

2015   MFA Thesis: Punctuated Weaving, K.K. Merker Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2014   Peripheral Shifts: A Book Arts Exhibit, Quad City Arts Center, Rock Island, IL 

2013   One Good Hit: A Drawing Show, Public Space One, Iowa City, IA 

2013   Solo Exhibition, The Paper Nest, Iowa City, IA

2012   Flat File Exhibition, H&R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO

2012   XOXO, Spray Booth Gallery, Kansas City, MO


Residencies

2018   Visual Artist Residency, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE

2018   Penland Winter Residency, Penland, NC

2016   Morgan Conservatory Book Artist Residency, Cleveland, OH

2016   Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Residency, Matfield Green, KS

2016   University of Iowa Center for the Book Alumni Residency, Iowa City, IA


Publication Design

2021  Firewatch, Fonograf Editions, 87 pages, Trade Publication

2021  LOVABILITY, Fonograf Editions, 155 pages, Trade Publication

2020  Prompt 8, PromptPress, Offset printed, Edition of 75

2017  One Hundred and Twenty-Five Dis/satisfied Women, Alexandra Janezic, Edition of 40

2015  Punctuated Weaving, Alexandra Janezic, Edition of 25

2014  Why Is There Matter?  Alexandra Janezic, Offset printed, Edition of 20


Teaching

2021  Instructor, Bookbinding for the Independent Publisher, Penland School of Craft, 2-week Summer Session


Collections

University of Arizona

Brown University

California Polytechnic State University

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Irvine

Columbia University Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Emory University

Letterform Archive

Library of Congress

The Newberry Library

Ohio University

Southwestern University

Texas A & M University

Virginia Commonwealth University 

Washington University at St. Louis

Yale University






















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