Alan Jones (b. 1977) graduated from the National Art School (BFA) in 2000. His works have been exhibited extensively in Australia as well as internationally having held solo exhibitions throughout the UK and Asia. Jones’ broad approach to media has seen public and private collections acquire his work world wide including Australia’s National Portrait Gallery, Macquarie Group and Artbank. Jones was the recipient of the 1997 Inaugural Pat Corrigan Scholarship for Painting and 2004 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship. Other major painting awards received include the 2008 Paddington Art Prize, 2014 Kilgour Prize and 2015 Mosman Art Prize.