Semi-finalist

About

Jess Jones is an artist and illustrator from Newcastle. Their work explores themes centred around identity, societal constructs and the role of art making within the contemporary digital-centric landscape. With a focus on materials and process, their work aims to dissect the relationship between medium and concept, action and reaction.

Education

University of Newcastle
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours),
2016

Exhibitions

2016 Conditions of Being Human, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

2016 Student Art Prize, University Gallery, Callaghan, NSW

2016  The Line Revisited, Gallery 61, Newcastle, NSW

2015  Graduate Exhibition, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW

2015  Hometown Advantage, Gallery 139, Hamilton, NSW

2014  Emerging Artist Prize, Newcastle Art Space, Newcastle, NSW

2014  Bodies of Water, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

2014  Annual Student Art Prize, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

2013  National Campus Art Prize: Finalist Exhibition, Adelaide, SA

Press

Dell’Amico, Nina: “Beyond The Threshold”, The Follower Newspaper, Vol, 14, November 2015, p. 5

The Line, Issue 3, April 2016, p.6

Influences

Action Painting, Automatism, Egon Schiele, Toulouse Lautrec, Antoine Cordet, Brett Whiteley, Richard Diebenkorn

46cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Mixed Media
$290
40.8cm (W) x 50.8cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$240
46cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$290
46cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Mixed Media
$290
46cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$290
35cm (W) x 42cm (H)
Drawings
$120
61cm (W) x 86cm (H)
Mixed Media
$170
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