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

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 163 (Moonee beach)'

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‘Painting 163 (Moonee beach)’ has been acquired by the Pat Corrigan Collection. Pat Corrigan AM is an Australian businessman, art collector and philanthropisth and has been a long supporter of Alan Jones’s career. In 1997 Jones was awarded the Inaugural Pat Corrigan Travelling Scholarship for Painting from the National Art School, Sydney. Link to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Corrigan_(businessman) Share this Post

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 …

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones

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 …

9 Hours Underground entrance tunnel via Wilson Parking, Sydney Opera House.

Lost in Space

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Spaces create stories. In the late 1970s, Sydney’s underground walkways and parking stations were the places where you could experience the stark, modernist spaces of the era’s science fiction movies. As a teenager, I would find any excuse to ride the moving walkway at the Domain Parking Station, or walk down the then-pristine Devonshire Street tunnel or, best of all, …

Painting by Australian artist Alan Jones. Finalist in the 2017 Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize.

Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize finalist

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‘Painting 219 (From Birmingham Street)’ has been selected as finalist in the 2017 Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize. The Tattersall’s Club celebrates its 28th year of the Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize with 89 artists participating from across Australia. Valued at $30,000, Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize is an acquisitive prize. The winning work will join the acclaimed Tattersall’s Club …

Soft sculpture by Australian artist Alan Jones.

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 has been acquired by the Pat Corrigan Collection from the exhibition Time and Place: Recent Collage.

Pat Corrigan Collection acquires 'Painting 181 (Coogee)'

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‘Painting 181 (Coogee)’ has been acquired by the Pat Corrigan Collection. Pat Corrigan AM is an Australian businessman, art collector and philanthropisth and has been a long supporter of Alan Jones’s career. In 1997 Jones was awarded the Inaugural Pat Corrigan Travelling Scholarship for Painting from the National Art School, Sydney. Link to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Corrigan_(businessman) Share this Post

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 …

Print by Australian artist Alan Jones

Limited Edition Print

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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 …

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

Artist Profile: Australasian Painters 2007-2017

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This exhibition brings together a selection of paintings by over 140 artists featured in Artist Profile magazine over its 10 year history, providing a comprehensive overview of Australasian painting from 2007 to 2017. With 40 issues of in-depth interviews and stories to its credit, Artist Profile has become a touchstone visual arts publication for professionals, students and art lovers. The …

Alan Jones talks with Maria Stoljar from Talking with Painters.

Talking with Painters

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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 prize, Paddington Art Prize and Brett …

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 from the exhibition 'Time and Place: Recent Collage' at Olsen Gallery Sydney.

Alan Jones at Olsen Gallery, Sydney

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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 an image from a collective memory of …

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)'

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‘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 1997 Jones was awarded the Inaugural Pat …