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.

2017 Selected finalist ‘After Stubbs #10’ has been selected as a finalist for the Inaugural National Equine Art Prize. Presented by the Mansfield District Racing Club. Inaugural National Equine Art Prize Awards Gala and Opening reception: 7 April 2017 (ticketed event) The Exhibition Finalist Marquee: 8 April 2017 (one day only) Mansfield District Racing Club Mansfield, Victoria mansfieldcountryraces.com.au Link to: …

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 – …

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 …

Gold Coast Art Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones from the series 'Paintings from Coogee' exhibition at Olsen Irwin Sydney and also a finalist in the 2015 Gold Coast Art Prize.

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 …

Art Fair – Sydney Contemporary 2015

A 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 …

The King's School Art Prize finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones from the 'Paintings from Coogee' exhibition 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 …

Alan Jones wins 2015 Mosman Art Prize

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones titled 'Painting 131 (North Coogee)' wins the 2015 Mosman Art Prize

‘Painting 131 (North Coogee)’ has won the illustrious $30,000 Mosman Art Prize against a competitive field of 104 finalists. 2015 guest judge of the Mosman Art Prize was Michael Rolph (CEO, Museums and Galleries NSW). The Mosman Art Prize is the longest continuously running municipal art prize in Australia and has a rich tradition of fostering emerging and established artist. …

Alan Jones wins 2014 Kilgour Prize

Robert Forrester #2 winner of the 2014 Kilgour Prize

2014 Kilgour Prize winner A painting depicting Alan Jones’ ancestor and First Fleeter wins the prestigious 2014 Kilgour Prize. The winning painting titled ‘Robert Forrester #2′ shows Jones’ convict ancestor shackled and positioned alongside the Hawkesbury River – the place where Forrester received a land grant following his 7 year sentence. The annual Kilgour Prize for figurative and portrait painting …

Watercolours from North Lincolnshire, UK

A watercolour by Australian artist Alan Jones

The Waters’ Edge Series is a series of small scale watercolours. They were produced between 31 August – 10 October 2014 while undertaking a studio at The Ropewalk, North Lincolnshire, UK. The Ropewalk is an active arts centre situated along side The Waters’ Edge Country Park on the south bank of the River Humber. The Waters’ Edge Country Park covers …

Redland Art Award finalist

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones finalist in the 2014 Redland Art Award.

2014 Selected finalist ‘Painting 121 (Yorkie Rock)’ has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Redlands Art Award. Redland Art Awards is a biennial contemporary painting competition open to Australian artists and is presented by Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland, Queensland. “A lot of my work explores ideas that surround notions of identity as I take a very personal approach …

Archibald Prize finalist

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

2014 Selected finalist Portrait of the 2014 Australian of the Year and AFL footballer Adam Goodes has been selected for this years’ Archibald Prize. The Archibald Prize was first awarded in 1921 and is one of Australia’s most prestigious art awards. Awarded to the best portrait painting, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture. The Archibald Prize …

Album Paintings

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones

The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong 16 October – 10 November 2013 Album Paintings Exhibition Catalogue Since graduating from the National Art School in Sydney in 1997, Jones’ images have often focused on the human figure and landscape. While Jones’ practice is predominantly of a figurative nature, he uses the landscape as a ground or space for his figures to …

Alan Jones was 2012 Allan Gamble Memorial Art Prize

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones titled 'Kirk Andrews upon Esk #3' wins the 2013 Allen Gamble Memorial Art Prize at Mosman Art Gallery

2013 Allan Gamble Memorial Art Prize winner ‘Kirk Andrews upon Esk #3’ wins the 2013 Allan Gamble Memorial Art Prize. An accomplished architect and artist, and Mosman Councillor for 24 years, Allan Gamble was the founder of the Mosman Art Prize in 1947. Valued at $3,000 (non-acquisitive), the prize is awarded to the best painting which explores the theme of …

Archibald Prize finalist

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

2013 Selected finalist Portrait of successful businessman and arts philanthropist Pat Corrigan AM, ‘Corro’, has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Archibald Prize. ‘Corro’ is one of 39 finalists selected to hang at the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 868 entries. The Archibald Prize was first awarded in 1921 and is one of Australia’s most prestigious …

New South Wales

Alan Jones artist Australia painting of Queen Elizabeth #1

Watters Gallery, Sydney 30 October – 16 November 2012 New South Wales Exhibition Catalogue My maternal family heritage traces back to British convicts Robert Forrester and Isabella ‘Bella’ Ramsay. Robert and Isabella were both separately convicted for crimes of theft and subsequently received sentences of transportation to New South Wales. I have been looking at Australia’s colonial history and the …