Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones exhibited at The Fine Art Society Contemporary, London.

Head of a Convict Woman

Alan Jones Studio Blog

In 2012 I did a 6 month residency at The Ropewalk in the north of England. In this time I visited Carlisle where my ancestors supposedly came from. In their early 20’s they were both convicted of crimes and consequently sent to Australia in 1788. Reflecting on their wretched lives, I did this little portrait one afternoon. Still a favourite …

Print by Australian artist Alan Jones

Limited Edition Print

Alan Jones Studio Blog

In 2015 Sydney was hit with its largest hail storm in 10 years and our studios were completely flooded. Many of the artists in our building lost a lot of works. I had 17 paintings destroyed. This is one of the portraits I lost. Thankfully I’ve been able to get the image back. It now exists in a different form …