“I believe Art has the power to bring about social change. We have seen this occur repeatedly looking through Art History although it is often in hindsight that it is recognised and acknowledged. I would like Art to have greater respect for in our .”

Janine’s artworks have been privately collected in Victoria, South Australia and Queensland and Internationally in the USA and UK.

She has artworks in the Public Collections of Monash University, Box Hill TAFE, Knox Shire Council and West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority.

Janine has been a Finalist in some prestigious Art Prizes across  

Australian and was the winner of the 2013 Latrobe Regional Gallery Dick Bishop Memorial Award.

 Janine studied Visual Arts Tertiary Orientation Program at Dandenong Technical College in Year 12 (Form 6) followed by a Diploma of Graphic Design at RMIT that was discontinued  to pursue Fine Arts. In 1986-7 she studied Printmaking, Sculpture, Painting and Ceramics at Box Hill TAFE with tutors including Stephen Wickham & Charles Green (Painting), Ian Gardiner (Printmaking), Van Comin (Sculpture) and Kevin Boyd, Brett Robinson (Ceramics).  At the same time Janine attending classes at the Healesville studio of Merv Moriarty (Flying Art School fame) consisting of drawing and painting from life models and intense colour theory.

In 1996  as mother of two small children Janine returned to tertiary study completing a Bachelor of Visual Arts with Monash University, majoring in Painting and Printmaking. She received a Patrons Award and 6 letters of commendation for excellence.

In her studio, Janine Good 2013. Photo courtesy of Pakenham Gazette article, “Her art is all Good”, People in profile, Pg 10 Wednesday, 30 January, 2013.

Photographer Stewart Chambers. (Painting: Shinin Thru 2013)