Born: Washington, D.C.
Lives and works in Baltimore, MD

M.A., 1995, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 
Awarded - Columbian Women’s Scholarship, 1992-1993
B.F.A., 1989, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Parsons Paris, France, 1987

2017 Greenbelt Community Center Art Gallery
, Vision Quest: Paintings and Collage by Janet Mathias, sponsored in part by the MD State Arts Council, Greenbelt Recreation ARTS, MD
2016 The Metropolitan Coffehouse and Wine Bar, New and Archived Works, Baltimore, MD
2011  Idle Hour, Baltimore, MD
2010  die Botschaft 1628, Mischievous Spirits, Baltimore, MD
2009 Meredith Gallery, Totem, Baltimore, MD
2006 Meredith Gallery, New Works, Baltimore, MD
2005 Dumbarton Concert Gallery, Paintings, Washington, D.C.


Creative Alliance, Check Please! The Final Foodscape, Baltimore, MD

The Peale Center for Baltimore History & Architecture
, Off the Web, Baker Artists

Studio Visit Magazine volume 37, Curated by Diana Gaston, Director, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM; Publisher: Open Studios Press

Greg Moon Art, After Dark V, National Juried Exhibition, Taos, NM
CCBC Dundalk Gallery, Colors, Baltimore, MD
Roman's Place, "Some Other Poem", Baltimore, MD
Roman's Place, Halloween, Baltimore, MD

Miami University Art Museum
, Revealing the Light Within: the Healing Power of Expressive Arts,
Oxford, OH

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery,
at Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, Alchemical Vessels, Benefit / Collaborative Arts Project, Washington, D.C.
Artscape Gallery Network, at The WindUp Space, mem-o-ry [mem-uh-ree] noun, plural mem-o-ries, curated by Jason Hoylman
Creative Alliance, The Big Show
The Charles Theatre, Station North Salon Show
Captain Larry's, Circus of the Mysterious

The Red Show, curated by Ron Russell, Baltimore, MD
Station North Salon Show at WindUp Space, Baltimore, MD

Tom Thumb Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Artscape 2011 at the Zodiac
Small Wonders in Square Foot or Smaller, Baltimore, MD

School 33 Art Center, Lotta Art, Baltimore, MD
Diversiform Studio, Recycled Love / Art for the Animals, Baltimore, MD
Meredith Gallery, April Fools, Baltimore, MD

Brad Weesner Design, Frederick, MD

Maryland Art Place (MAP), Out of Order, Baltimore, MD

Meredith Gallery, Unearthed: Paintings by Janet Mathias and Ceramics by Vicki McComas, Baltimore, MD

Artscape: The Gallery at CCBC Catonsville, Idiomatic, juried by Archie Veale, Catonsville, MD
Government House, Sextet, invitational, Baltimore, MD

Maryland Institute College of Art, 15 x 15, alumni exhibition, Baltimore, MD
Gallery 1448, Erotica ’05, Baltimore, MD

School 33 Art Center Open Studio Tour, Baltimore, MD
Kathleen Ewing Gallery, juried Dog Days, Washington, D.C.
Artscape: Pinkard Gallery, Hall of Portraits, juried exhibition, Baltimore, MD
The Art Connection at MICA, Meyerhoff Gallery, Community Outreach Project, Baltimore, MD

Craig Flinner Gallery, gallery artists, Baltimore, MD

Tribeca Open Artist Studio Tour, TOAST, New York, NY

Craig Flinner Gallery, Free Flight: Recent Work by Raissa Contreras and Janet Mathias, Baltimore, MD

Contemporary Museum, Snapshot, Baltimore, MD
Frank Abreu Fine Art, Gallery Grand Opening, Destin, FL
Flor de Luna Gallery, East Meets West, invitational, Los Angeles, CA
Gallerie La Ruche, Mid-Atlantic Artists, Alexandria, VA
Perrelli Fine Art and Design, invitational, Baltimore, MD

Artscape: City Hall Courtyard Gallery, juried exhibition, Baltimore, MD
Dougherty’s, Oil Paintings & Mixed Media, solo exhibition, Baltimore, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art, 20 x 20, alumni exhibition, Baltimore, MD

Mill Centre Fall Arts Weekend, solo studio show, Baltimore, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art, 15 x 15, alumni exhibition, Baltimore, MD

Dougherty’s, Paintings and Prints: Recent Work by M. Fellner and J. Mathias, Baltimore, MD

Meredith Gallery, The Baltimore Composers and Artists Project, Baltimore, MD
Artscape: Meyerhoff Gallery, Demons, Addictions & Other Vices, juried exhibition, Baltimore, MD

The Maryland Federation of Art, Emerging Artists, juried exhibition, Annapolis, MD

Isospin Two South, Inc., Second Annual Regional Exhibition, Juried by Grace Hartigan, Baltimore, MD
Resurgam Gallery, First Annual Open Exhibition, Juried by Joan Erbe, Baltimore, MD
Ecomedia’s Blagden Alley Artscience Space, DivArts Presents: Self-Portraits by Women, Washington, D.C.

The BAUhouse, BEAMS: BAUhouse Emerging Artists’ Multi-Media Survey, juried exhibition of artists in the Mid-Atlantic region, Baltimore, MD

Student Development Specialist / Adjunct Instructor
Harford Community College
Bel Air, MD 2010 - present

Career Counselor/Grant & Fellowship Advisor
Fulbright Program Advisor
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD, 2001- 2010

Adjunct Instructor, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Undergraduate B.F.A. Program, Grant Writing Workshop, Fall 2005
School for Continuing and Professional studies, Exhibition Planning Workshop, February 2004/03

Artist-in-Residence, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts (NISDA), Nantucket, MA, October 2002

Visiting Artist, Self-Help Graphics, silkscreen monoprint workshop
Los Angeles, CA, August 2000

Visiting Faculty/Special Education Teacher, The Forbush School
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Health System
Baltimore, MD, October 1999 - February 2000

Adjunct Instructor, Senior Institute
Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville
March 1998 - July 1999

Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA
Families Involved Together, Baltimore, MD
Private Collections in MD, DC, VA, TN, SC, NC, MA, NY, NJ, NM, AZ, CO & CA