Inaugural National Equine Art Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones, finalist in the 2017 Inaugural National Equine Art Prize. 'After Stubbs #10', 2016, acrylic on board, 50cm x 37cm.

‘After Stubbs #10’ has been selected as a finalist for the Inaugural National Equine Art Prize. Presented by the Mansfield District Racing Club in Mansfield, Victoria. ‘After Stubbs #10’, 2016, acrylic on board, 50cm x 37cm ‘After Stubbs #10’, 2016, acrylic on board, 50cm x 37cm Link to: https://www.mansfieldcountryraces.com.au Share this Post

Podcast - Ep #15 Alan Jones

Alan Jones talks with Maria Stoljar from Talking with Painters.

Talking with Painters By Maria Stoljar Alan Jones’ work crosses over painting, sculpture and collage. His most recent show was of exquisite painted wooden collages, many of which depicted the coastal landscape of Moonee Beach in NSW. With 22 solo shows and over 130 group shows under his belt, Jones has received many awards, including the Kilgour Prize, Mosman Art …

Donor Artwork Exhibition Launch at Macquarie University, Sydney

Pat Corrigan AM and Alan Jones with Jones' painting 'Corro' at Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney, 2017.

Macquarie University, Sydney Donor Artwork Exhibition Launch is an evening celebration of donated artworks. This new exhibition acknowledges the ongoing generosity of the benefactors and artists that continue to enrich the Macquarie University art collection. Jones’ painting titled ‘Corro’ is a portrait of business man and arts philanthropist Pat Corrigan. ‘Corro’ was finalist in the 2013 Archibald Prize. Exhibition to …

Paddington Art Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones. Exhibited at Olsen in Sydney in the artist's solo exhibition 'Time and Place: Recent Collage'. and was a finalist in the 2016 Paddington Art Prize.

2016 Selected finalist ‘Painting 165 (Moonee Beach)’ has been selected as a finalist in the 2016 Paddington Art Prize. The Paddington Art Prize is a $25,000 National acquisitive prize for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape. 2016 guest judges for the Paddington Art Prize include: Wayne Tunnicliffe – Head Curator, Australian Art, Art Gallery of NSW Craig Waddell – …

Macquarie University Art Collection acquires 'Corro'

Painting by Australian Artist Alan Jones of Pat Corrigan finalist in the 2016 Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Macquarie University Art Collection acquires ‘Corro’ Alan Jones’ painting of business man and arts philanthropist Pat Corrigan AM has been acquired by Macquarie University Art Collection. ‘Corro’ was a finalist in the 2013 Archibald Prize. This was the first time Jones had been a finalists for the prestigious Archibald Prize. In 1997 Jones was the inaugural winner of the ‘Pat …

Alan Jones at Olsen Gallery, Sydney

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones from the exhibition 'Time and Place: Recent Collage' at Olsen Gallery Sydney.

blouin artinfo / Australia By Oliver Crowe Olsen Gallery, Sydney, is hosting an exhibition of landscape paintings by Alan Jones, titled ‘Time and Space: Recent Collage’, on display till November 20, 2016. With his works as presented in this exhibition, Alan Jones change the relationship between paint and surface into something more intimate. The landscape paintings look beautiful, as if …

Pat Corrigan Collection acquires 'Painting 190 (Coogee)'

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones has been acquired by the Pat Corrigan Collection from the exhibition Time and Place: Recent Collage.

Pat Corrigan Collection acquires ‘Painting 190 (Coogee)’ ‘Painting 190 (Coogee)’ has been acquired by the Pat Corrigan Collection from the exhibition ‘Time and Place: Recent Collage’ at Olsen Gallery in Sydney. View exhibition: ‘Time and Place: Recent Collage’ Pat Corrigan AM is an Australian businessman, art collector and philanthropisth and has been a long supporter of Alan Jones’s career. In …

Maitland Regional Art Gallery acquires 'Self Portrait on Paper #1'

Self Portraits on Paper exhibition curated by Gavin Wilson

Maitland Regional Art Gallery acquires ‘Self Portrait on Paper #1’ ‘Self Portrait on Paper #1’ has been acquired by the Maitland Regional Art Gallery with the assistance of businessman and arts patron Pat Corrigan AM. The Maitland Regional Art Gallery’s collection predominantly focuses on works on paper. ‘Self Portrait on Paper #1’ was first exhibited in the exhibition Self Portraits …

Paint My Place at Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

Landscape painting by Australian artist Alan Jones painted on site at Moonee Beach in Coffs Harbour.

Works from the Moonee Beach Residency Artists involved in the Paint My Place project include: Elisabeth Cummings, Myf Gulliver, Alan Jones, Ross Laurie, Steve Lopes, Euan Mcleod, Reg Mombassa, Idris Murphy, Peter O’Doherty, Susan O’Doherty, Amanda Penrose Hart, Adrienne Richards, Isabel Rickets, Luke Sciberras and Ann Thomson. Paint My Place 30 September – 29 October 2016 Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery …

Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones finalist in the 2016 Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize.

2016 Selected finalist ‘Painting 161 (Dunningham Reserve)’ has been selected as finalist in the 2016 Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize. Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize 12-23 September 2016 Riverside Centre Riverside Centre Tel: (07) 3219 7217 Link to: http://tattersallsclub.com.au

John Leslie Art Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones

2016 Selected finalist Gippsland Art Gallery is delighted to announce that 47 leading and emerging Australian artists have been shortlisted for the 2016 John Leslie Art Prize. Showcasing the best of contemporary landscape painting, the $20,000 non-acquisitive award and biennial exhibition will feature works by Tanya Baily, Claire Bridge, Tim Bučković, Kevin Chin, Jason Cordero, Gabrielle Courtenay, Peter Daverington, Jeremy …

Equus at Olsen Irwin, Sydney

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones

Curated by Edward Hoddle and Kate Smith A group exhibition celebrating a history of the horse in art. Participating artists include: Giles Alexander, Kate Bergin, Stephen Bird, John Brack, Alexandru Cinean, Jonathan Dalton, Robert Dickerson, Harrie Fasher, Nic Fiddian- Green, Gary Heery, Alan Jones, Matilda Julian, Nick Leary, Amanda Marburg, Angus McDonald, James McGrath, Noel McKenna, Mali Moir, Sidney Nolan, John Olsen, Matthew Quick, Joanna Rhodes, Paul Ryan, Michael Schlepper, Tim Storrier, Thomas Woodward and Michael Zavros. Equus 13 April – 1 May 2016 Olsen Irwin …

Private Lives at S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones

The artist as collector This exhibition presents the fascinating personal collections of leading contemporary artists and includes the collections of Tom Carment, Nicholas Harding, Guy Maestri and Idris Murphy. With over 115 art works by leading Australian artists including William Robinson, Ben Quilty, Elisabeth Cummings, Euan Macleod, Paddy Bedford, Kitty Kantilla, Joan Ross, Cressida Campbell, Fred Williams, Alan Jones and …

Moonee Beach Residency

Alan Jones artist painting at Moonee Beach, Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery.

Artist-in-Residence Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery hosted 15 artists at Moonee Beach for a 9 day residency. Placed on Moonee Beach, artists were asked to respond broadly to the dramatic costal landscape and surrounding area. An exhibition of the works relating to this 9 day experience will be held at the Coffs Harbour regional Art Gallery in October 2016. Participating artists …

64th Blake Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones from the exhibition 'Paintings from Coogee' at Olsen Irwin Sydney. Finalist in the 2016 Blake Prize

The Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CAPC) and the Blake Society have announced the finalists for the 64th Blake Prize, Australia’s longest standing and most prestigious prize which encourages conversation about spirituality and religion through art. The Blake Prize is widely respected for attracting artists from a diverse range of backgrounds and ages. Finalists range from leading contemporary practitioners to emerging and …

National Portrait Gallery acquires 'Adam'

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones of AFL and Sydney Swans legend Adam Goodes. 'Adam' was a finalist in the 2014 Archibald Prize.

National Portrait Gallery acquires ‘Adam’ Australia’s National Portrait Gallery has acquired Alan Jones’ 2014 portrait of Adam Goodes. The painting titled ‘Adam’ depicts a double portrait of the Australian sporting champion. “I chose to paint a dual portrait to convey the many facets of Adam’s life. I wanted to capture his warm, gentle nature quite separately to the footballer fans …

Gold Coast Art Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones from the exhibition 'Paintings from Coogee' at Olsen Irwin Sydney.

2015 Selected finalist ‘Painting 137 (Dunningham Reserve)’ is a selected finalist for the Gold Coast Art Prize 2015. 2015 guest Judge Nick Mitzevich (Director of the Art Gallery of South Australia) will reveal the overall winner for this year’s Prize, as well as the works to be acquired for the Gold Coast City Collection. Please join us for the official opening of the Gold Coast …

Sydney Contemporary 2015

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones.

Sydney Contemporary is Australia’s premier contemporary Art Fair with the country’s largest and most diverse gathering of local and international galleries. Staged at Carriageworks, the Fair hosts over 90 galleries from around the Pacific Rim with strong representation from Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. Billed as one of the most celebrated events on Australia’s cultural calendar, the 2015 …

Paintings from Coogee / The Great Divide

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones from the exhibition 'Paintings from Coogee' at Olsen Irwin Sydney.

The Art Life By Rebecca Gallo Alan Jones’ latest exhibition Paintings from Coogee present some unusual takes on landscape and portraiture. Oddly haunting faces float on top of moody coastal parklands. Some of the heads are formed from thick, spaghetti-like coils of black and white paint, laid on like icing. The ends of the coils dangle like two-tone guts and …

The King's School Art Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones from the exhibition 'Paintings from Coogee' at Olsen Irwin Sydney.

2015 Selected finalist Now in its’ twentieth year, The King’s School Art Prize has been awarded to some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists. The King’s Art Prize is a $20,000 acquisitive award presented to the Artist judged the best contemporary artwork, created by an artist resident in Australia and represented by a commercial gallery, supporting both the artists and the …

Storms could not wash away inspiration

Elizabeth Fortescue article on Australian artist Alan Jones in The Daily Telegraph.

The Daily Telegraph By Elizabeth Fortescue In April this year, the day after Sydney’s spectacular storms, artist Alan Jones arrived at his Alexandria studio to find 17 of his new paintings floating in melted hail. They were ruined. Jones had left the paintings on the studio floor where he could look at them. Some were finished and some were nearly …