Archive for June 2012

Nowhere Island

Nowhere Island

In 2004, artist and John Jones client Alex Hartley discovered an island which has since become a work of land art travelling south as a new nation. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Lucy Read - Central Saint Martin’s Degree Show

Lucy Read - Central Saint Martin’s Degree Show

Lucy Read has just graduated from Central Saint Martin’s, and exhibited a large-scale charcoal drawing in the University’s end of year show ‘There is no plan’. John Jones were delighted to frame this artwork to a museum quality. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Ben Ashton - BP Portrait Award

Ben Ashton - BP Portrait Award

John Jones framing client Ben Ashton is currently exhibiting the dramatic piece ‘Lindsay Lohan’ in the 2012 BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Jo Fraser - BP Portrait Award

Jo Fraser - BP Portrait Award

John Jones artist surfaces client Jo Fraser is exhibiting in the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery for the second year running. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Park Theatre - Education Floor

Park Theatre - Education Floor

Just around the corner from our studios, the brand new Park Theatre is currently under construction, a venue that will allow the local community to discover their creative talents! Make a donation to the theatre's Education Floor today. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

John Jones Quasar Frame™ available at John Lewis

John Jones Quasar Frame™ available at John Lewis

John Jones are delighted to have worked with Nicola Green to design a glowing 'Quasar Frame' for a series of Olympic inspired limited edition prints, now available to purchase from John Lewis! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Patio Project #9 - Beached by Andy Wicks

Patio Project #9 - Beached by Andy Wicks

The latest outdoor installation to go on display in the ‘Patio Projects’ outside Wilson Williams gallery is 'Beached' by John Jones client Andy Wicks. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

New exhibition space opens at Haugar Art Museum, Norway

New exhibition space opens at Haugar Art Museum, Norway

John Jones were delighted to recently frame a diverse collection of work for the new exhibition space at the Haugar Art Museum in Norway. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Humans Invent - John Jones Feature

Humans Invent - John Jones Feature

Innovation, craftsmanship and design website Humans Invent has recently featured an article on John Jones! Please click on the image to read the article. Read more

Nathalie Guinamard - Chelsea College of Art and Design

Nathalie Guinamard - Chelsea College of Art and Design

Artist Nathalie Guinamard explores the relationship between exterior and interior spaces by disrupting scale and architecture, and will soon be exhibiting in the Chelsea College of art and design PGDip degree show. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Green Cardamom Gallery - Mohammad Ali Talpur

Green Cardamom Gallery - Mohammad Ali Talpur

Green Cardamom is a visual arts organisation promoting the artwork of the Middle East and India. Their next exhibition will showcase a new body of calligraphy work by Mohammad Ali Talpur. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Poppy Sebire Gallery - Pencil and Paper

Poppy Sebire Gallery - Pencil and Paper

The next exhibition scheduled to take place at Poppy Sebire gallery will explore the power, subtlety and humour of the pencil and paper, the most basic of artistic tools. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

How to frame a Francis Bacon artwork

How to frame a Francis Bacon artwork

World renowned artist Francis Bacon used to arrive at John Jones carrying his artwork wrapped in a bin bag! We have been delighted to frame many of the artist's works since the 1960's, and this is an example of how we framed a striking Bacon print in a dramatic hand gilded frame design. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Deptford X

Deptford X

Indra Khanna and John Jones client Hew Locke are curating the 2012 Deptford X Contemporary Art Festival, which will feature Hew's largest outdoor installation work to date. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Willie Christie & Hughie Turner create BT Art Box

Willie Christie & Hughie Turner create BT Art Box

Photographer and John Jones client Willie Christie and Hughie Turner have been selected to produce a BT Art Box for a new public art exhibition that will take place across London throughout summer 2012. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Scott Mead - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Scott Mead - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

John Jones are delighted that the photograph ‘Choices’ by our valued framing client Scott Mead has been selected for display in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Simon Oldfield Gallery - Courtship of the Peoples

Simon Oldfield Gallery - Courtship of the Peoples

Simon Oldfield Gallery is set to present ‘Courtship of the Peoples’, a large group exhibition showcasing diverse artworks on paper. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Who buys art and why?

Who buys art and why?

Barclays Wealth has recently released a report on worldwide ‘treasure investment trends’, indicating that fine art is the second most popular treasure to own amongst high net worth individuals. However, the reasons why fine art is collected by this group have surprised industry analysts. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Albert Irvin RA - Into the Studio with John Jones and Love Art London

Albert Irvin RA - Into the Studio with John Jones and Love Art London

Albert Irvin RA is one of the most established and respected ‘colourists’ at work in Britain today, and has been an elected Royal Academician since 1998. This 'in conversation' event is an opportunity to meet the artist and discuss his work face to face in an intimate environment. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Penny Crofts - Olympic Portraits at Heathrow Airport

Penny Crofts - Olympic Portraits at Heathrow Airport

In celebration of London 2012, the Expo Fine Art Gallery at Heathrow Terminal 5 is hosting an Olympic themed exhibition of work by fine artist and John Jones client Penny Crofts. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Art Tactic

Art Tactic

ArtTactic is an art market analysis firm offering research and commentary on the ever-changing global art world. The firm have recently launched a brand new website and users have the chance to sign up for a 14 day free trial. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Rona Binay - Winner of John Jones 2D Art Competition

Rona Binay - Winner of John Jones 2D Art Competition

John Jones are delighted to announce Turkish artist Rona Binay as the winner of our 2012 2D Art Competition! Please click on the image for more information Read more

Anish Kapoor Art Auction with The Helen Bamber Foundation

Anish Kapoor Art Auction with The Helen Bamber Foundation

The Helen Bamber Foundation is partnering with world renowned artist Anish Kapoor to auction a diverse collection of contemporary art at the Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale on Wednesday 27th June. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Creative Islington June Newsletter

Creative Islington June Newsletter

Creative Islington is a local organisation allowing creative people and industries in the Islington area to network and share their news and events. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Helen Kincaid exhibition reviewed by Paul Hobson

Helen Kincaid exhibition reviewed by Paul Hobson

We are delighted that the current exhibition of paintings in the John Jones not-for-profit gallery space has been reviewed by the Director of the Contemporary Art Society! Paul Hobson recommended ‘Figurines and Asteroids’ as his ‘favourite exhibition of the week’. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

June Angle

June Angle

Read all about it in the latest John Jones newsletter! Featuring a 007 exhibition at Barbican, the winner of the John Jones 2D Art Competition, dress designs inspired by the artist John Kingerlee and much more. Please click on the image to read the newsletter Read more

Firecracker Photographic Grant

Firecracker Photographic Grant

The annual Firecracker Photographic Grant offers one female photographer the opportunity to receive £1,000 of funding, intended to aid the completion of a documentary photographic project. Please click on the image for more information Read more

S(Edition) launches new artwork by Isaac Julien

S(Edition) launches new artwork by Isaac Julien

Digital art collecting service S(Edition) has just launched new exclusive artwork by Isaac Julien! Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Nicely Made in Britain

Nicely Made in Britain

The craftsmanship behind John Jones framing has been featured on the brand new website www.nicelymadeinbritain.com. Please click on the image to read the article. Read more

Florence Trust Residencies

Florence Trust Residencies

The Florence Trust is now open for submissions to their 2012-2013 artist and curatorial residency programmes. Please click on the image for more information. Read more

Edwardes Square 200th anniversary

Edwardes Square 200th anniversary

To mark the 200th anniversary of Edwardes square, London, John Jones client Professor Eileen Hogan is donating a painting and a series of prints for auction. Please click on the image for more information Read more

Helen Kincaid - Private View

Helen Kincaid - Private View

Thank you to everyone who attended our private view of ‘Figurines and Asteroids’ by Helen Kincaid. The exhibition continues until Friday 27th July. Please click on the image for more information. Read more