Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones. 'Painting 214 (Port Douglas)' was a finalist in the Mosman Art Prize 2017.

Mosman Art Prize finalist

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‘Painting 214 (Port Douglas)’ has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 Mosman Art Prize. The 2017 Mosman Art Prize will be judged by Kirsten Paisley (Deputy Director, National Gallery of Australia). In 2017 the Mosman Art Prize will celebrate its 70th year. Established in 1947, the Mosman Art Prize is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious local government art …

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9 Hours Underground

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Artesian4 and Kate Smith are proud to announce their latest exhibition titled ‘9 Hours Underground’. This exhibition will be held at (or rather, under) one of the most iconic venues in Australia – Under the Sydney Opera House. It is a rare person indeed who commits as much as Kate Smith does to the development and support of artists. With …

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones. Finalist in the 2016 Paddington Art Prize exhibition.

Paddington Art Prize finalist

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‘Painting 160 (Dunningham Reserve)’ has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 Paddington Art Prize. A $25,000 National acquisitive prize for a painting inspired by the Australian landscape, now in it’s 14th year. Link to: www.paddingtonartprize.com.au Share this Post

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Sydney Contemporary 2017

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The Old Clare Hotel in Chippendale will be a hub of artistic activity for Sydney Contemporary, with artists from Birmingham Street Studios taking over the hotel with their painting, ceramics, installation and video works. The Birmingham Street studio artists staging the take-over are: 7-10 September 2017 For Sydney Art Week these artists have taken over The Old Clare Hotel and …

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones. 'Painting 45' was first exhibited at Legge Gallery, Sydney in the 2006 exhibition 'The Human Show'.

'Painting 45' at Shapiro Auctioneers and Gallery

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I made this painting in 2006 when I lived in Windsor and had my studio in the upstairs of the Jolly Frog Hotel. During this time I was interested in making work about desire, anxiety and the human condition. ‘Painting 45’ was one of the first figurative paintings I felt had succeeded. The yellow figure and his somewhat disjointed head …

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones. A finalist in the 2017 Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Wynne Prize finalist

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‘Painting 218 (The Domain)’ has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Wynne Prize. Commenting on ‘Painting 218 (The Domain)’ for the AGNSW, Jones explains: ‘This landscape is a reflection of everyday life. It depicts a walk, which I took to the Art Gallery of New South Wales with my son. It had just stopped raining and the sun …

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

Donor Artwork Exhibition Launch at Macquarie University, Sydney

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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 be opened by …

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'

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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 Corrigan Travelling Scholarship for Painting’ awarded …

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

Archibald Prize finalist

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A portrait of businessman and arts philanthropist Pat Corrigan has been selected for the 2016 Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. 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 …

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Equus at Olsen Irwin, Sydney

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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. 13 April – 1 May 2016 The majesty of the horse has bewitched the imagination of …

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Private Lives at S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney

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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 Peter Booth and international …

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

64th Blake Prize finalist

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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 …

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Sydney Contemporary 2015

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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 …

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

Paintings from Coogee / The Great Divide

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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 nerve endings at the necks of …

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

The King's School Art Prize finalist

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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 fine arts industry. …

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

Storms could not wash away inspiration

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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 there. He had to bin the …

Caption: Mosman Art Prize curator Katrina Cashman admires the winning painting by Alan Jones. Picture: Annika Enderborg.

Jones’ work turns heads and clinches art prize

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Alan Jones, the artist not the broadcaster, has won the $30,000 Mosman Art Prize. The 38 year old Sydney Artist was announced the winner on Tuesday night at the Mosman Art Gallery. His painting of two human heads hovering in a landscape will now form part of the valuable Mosman Art Collection. The painting is entitled Painting 131 (North Coogee). …

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

Alan Jones turns heads with his winning painting for the Mosman Art Prize

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A painting that narrowly escaped being thrown into a skip bin has won the Mosman Art Prize. Artist Alan Jones was announced on Tuesday night as the winner of the prestigious $30,000 prize for his painting of North Coogee with two human faces hovering over the landscaped. Jones confessed to the large audience at the Mosman Art Gallery that the …