Waters’ Edge Series

A watercolour by Australian artist Alan Jones

Waters’ Edge Series Produced between 31 August – 10 October 2014 Waters’ Edge Series 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 in Barton-upon-Humber, North Lincolnshire, UK. The Ropewalk is …

New South Wales

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones titled 'The Mother Land'.

BY CARRIE MILLER | WWW.THEARTLIFE.COM.AU In his latest exhibition Alan Jones continues his explorations of a history and identity that, while still dominant in Australian culture, is almost subversive as a topic in contemporary art. Jones’s interest in Australia’s colonial past is especially personal in his exhibition New South Wales, …

The Mother Land catalogue

Photograph by artist Alan Jones

CATALOGUE ESSAY – ARTSPACE Alan Jones’ maternal family heritage can be traced 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’. Jones has long been interested in looking …

The Mother Land (Artspace)

Photograph by artist Alan Jones

Artspace, The Ropewalk, North Lincolnshire, UK 15 September – 14 October 2012 The Mother Land Alan Jones’ maternal family heritage can be traced 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 …