Archive for November 2014

John Jones client, Javier Atela, turns your child’s drawings into beautiful paintings

John Jones client, Javier Atela, turns your child’s drawings into beautiful paintings

With the help of Spanish artist, and John Jones client, Javier Atela, you can turn a treasured drawing into a beautiful painting, to hang with pride on a wall in your home. Beginning with your child’s creation, Javier enriches and extends their idea, to create a unique work of art, which remains utterly true to your child’s original style. Read more

Call for entries to #JohnJonesHorst Instagram competition

Call for entries to #JohnJonesHorst Instagram competition

To celebrate John Jones bespoke framing of the V&A’s major photographic retrospective Horst: Photograph of Style, we are launching an exciting new Instagram competition. We want you to take inspiration from Horst's renowned Patterns from Nature series, to photograph interesting natural forms. Simply upload your Patterns from Nature photographs using the hashtag #JohnJonesHorst and follow @johnjoneslondon on Instagram to be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Horst: Photographer of Style exhibition. Read more

The London Illustration fair returns 5th – 7th December

The London Illustration fair returns 5th – 7th December

John Jones Artwork Presentation Technician, Alastair Eland, also Co-Directs and Event Manages the renowned London Illustration Fair. We are delighted to announce the fair will be returning after the success of their Summer Festival. Taking place in the East End’s Hoxton Arches from 5th – 7th December, The London Illustration Fair 2014 will showcase the work of fifteen young, emerging illustrators, selected by an esteemed judging panel made up of some of the UK’s leading figures in the illustration and graphic arts scene today. Read more

Public consultation on the draft Finsbury Park Development SPD at the John Jones Arts Building

Public consultation on the draft Finsbury Park Development SPD at the John Jones Arts Building

The Finsbury Park Town Centre is an area of enormous untapped regeneration potential. Islington Council would like to hear your views on their draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the Finsbury Park Development Framework. A public consultation will take place between Monday 17 November 2014 and Monday 15 December 2014 and will provide an opportunity for you to comment on the draft document and proposed regeneration. Read more

Ludovica Gioscia: Neurotic Seduction Astral Production opens in John Jones Project Space

Ludovica Gioscia: Neurotic Seduction Astral Production opens in John Jones Project Space

Last night the John Jones Project Space launched a new installation, Neurotic Seduction Astral Production, by Italian born artist and self-confessed hoarder, Ludovica Gioscia. Thank you to all who attended the busy preview on 20th November. The exhibition is set to run for one month, so make sure you come along to see it before 20th December. All Project Space exhibitions are free and open to the public between Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 10am-3pm. Read more

John Jones Relationship Manager Matthew Cooper speaks at Spear’s Wealth Insight Forum

John Jones Relationship Manager Matthew Cooper speaks at Spear’s Wealth Insight Forum

We are pleased to announce John Jones Relationship Manager Matthew Cooper is taking part in the AXA Art panel discussion at Spear’s magazine’s Wealth Insight Forum this Thursday 20th November, at One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA. Due to the success of Spear’s last Wealth Insight Forum they are returning with another selection of panel discussions aimed at, “helping wealth managers, lawyers and other private client professionals to understand the world of their high-net-worth clients.” Read more

Survival International photography competition winners showcase at The Little Black Gallery

Survival International photography competition winners showcase at The Little Black Gallery

John Jones is pleased to have framed the winning photographs for exhibition in a square FSC regulated poplar wood profile, which is sprayed black/brown and waxed to a sleek finish, before being glazed with 3mm Perspex. The photographs were displayed using Mylar photo corners and a 4 ply white rising acid free mount board for their conservation benefits. Read more

John Jones frame Indre Serpytyte photographs for Tate Modern’s, Conflict, Time, Photography show

John Jones frame Indre Serpytyte photographs for Tate Modern’s, Conflict, Time, Photography show

Staged to coincide with the centenary of the First World War, Tate Modern is set to exhibit, Conflict, Time, Photography, in the Eyal Ofer Galleries, from 26th November – 15th March, in order to offer an alternative to familiar notions of war reportage. Read more

Stuart Semple: Anxiety Generation at Delahunty Fine Art 12 November - 7 December

Stuart Semple: Anxiety Generation at Delahunty Fine Art 12 November - 7 December

Following his own near-death experience at the age of 19, Stuart Semple turns his attention from his own personal anxiety issues to those of his wider generation for his forthcoming exhibition at the newly opened premises in Mayfair, Delahunty Fine Art this November. Continuing from the success of Suspended Disbelief, an 18-room immersive experience spread across the Heritage Rooms at Victoria House during Frieze Week in 2013, Stuart Semple returns with a renewed focus exclusively on painting using John Jones quality artist surfaces. Read more

John Jones provides Artist Surfaces for Danny Rolph’s November Exhibitions

John Jones provides Artist Surfaces for Danny Rolph’s November Exhibitions

Danny Rolph’s solo exhibition, Paradiso, continues to 15th November at Barbara Davis Gallery in Houston, Texas. Nine new and impressive large scale canvas works, and 16 smaller paintings produced on John Jones artist surfaces have been on display since 11th October. They have gained much acclaimed in the press, especially the highlight of the exhibition, Dragster 5. Read more

John Jones staff artist Patrick James exhibits in Vulpes Vulpes Open 2014

John Jones staff artist Patrick James exhibits in Vulpes Vulpes Open 2014

Vulpes Vulpes presents an exhibition of work selected from a biannual open call from 8th – 30th November at their Bermondsey space. Twenty four artists have been chosen, including talented John Jones despatch and installation technician, Patrick James. Read more

John Jones provides artist surfaces for Derren Brown’s new exhibition at Rebecca Hossack Gallery

John Jones provides artist surfaces for Derren Brown’s new exhibition at Rebecca Hossack Gallery

Illusionist Derren Brown has turned away from the paranormal to showcase his lesser known talent of hyper realist portraiture painting and photography, in order to pursue his fascination with the poetic in the everyday. Rebecca Hossack Gallery’s Conway Street exhibition space will be showcasing a range of Derren Brown’s extraordinary works from 7th – 29th November. Read more

John Jones work with House of Illustration

John Jones work with House of Illustration

House of Illustration’s programme of Autumn exhibitions returns with another instalment set to rival the success of their inaugural exhibition, Inside Stories, by esteemed illustrator Quentin Blake. John Jones is pleased to have worked closely with House of Illustration to present over 80 works for Inside Stories, and to provide museum standard art services for their forthcoming shows Read more