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Darren Jones

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Birthplace
Scotland

Birth year
1974

Lives in
New York

Works in
New York

Website

Representing galleries

Tags
exhibition/performance, sculpture, conceptual, digital, photography, landscape, installation

Statement

Darren Jones

www.darrenjonesart.com

 

2006-9    Master of Fine Arts - Hunter College, New York

1993-7    Bachelor of Fine Arts - Central Saint Martin’s College of Art, London

1996       Pratt Institute – Brooklyn

1992-3    National Diploma in Art & Design - Stevenson College, Edinburgh

 

Solo/Two person shows


2012 Darren Jones: The Burns of Sorrow and Care - 251 Greene Street, New Haven, CT

2012 Wait of the Nation: Gravitational Influence on the Local Galactic Plane - Queensferry Gallery - Edinburgh

2012 Darren Jones and Jo Wilmot: House of All Nations - SHAG - Brooklyn, NY

2012 Darren Jones: Wraith - Museum of Russian Art - Jersey City, NJ

2011 Jones and Roa: Pulvis et Umbra - Cuchifritos Gallery - New York (curated by Jeanne Brasile)

2011 Writes of Passage; Human Communication and the Written Word Trinity Museum, New York (as curator)

2011 Dark Branches Above Me – Queensferry Gallery – Edinburgh

2010 The Archaeology of Summer - Queensferry Gallery - Edinburgh

2009 Jones & Roa Expedition - Wayne County Historical Society Museum - Honesdale, PA

2009 Jones and Roa Annex - Orange County Government Building - Goshen, NY

2009 Ascension (Into the Hills) - Queensferry Gallery - Edinburgh

2008 Jones & Roa Expedition - Neversink Valley Area Museum - Cuddebackville, NY

2007 Cairn Project 2 - Pines Bluff Sculpture Garden - Fire Island, NY

2007 Flushing Waterfall Fund - St. George's Church - Flushing, NY

2005 Fabric of the Nation - Edinburgh Festival - David Young Gallery - Edinburgh

2005 Scream If You Wanna Go Faster - The Foundry Project Space - London

2004 Infantilism - Lyth Arts Centre Gallery - Caithness, Scotland

2004 Iconoclasm - Dundas Street Gallery - Edinburgh, Scotland


Group Shows


2012 Linear Thinking - Walsh Gallery - Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ

2012 Windows @ Walsh 5.0 - Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 

2012 Soul Seekers - Trinity Museum - New York (Phenomena Project)

2012 Pier Groups - Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay Art - New York (with Jonathan Weinberg)

2012 The Last Book - Staats und Universitätsbibliothek, Hamburg

2011 Object/Self/Subject - New Technologies in Art - Museum of Russian Art - NJ

2011 Queer Art Mentorship - New York

2011 Site Festival 2011 - Brooklyn, NY (organized by Jeanne Brasile) (with Ryan Roa)

2011 I Love You so Much That Even When You’re Lying Next to me I Miss You - NAC, NY

2011 The Last Book (organized by Luis Camnitzer) New York Public Library, NY

2011 Industrial Aesthetics - Times Square Gallery, NY

2010 Pixelpops - New York/New Jersey Metropolitan Area (organized by Jeanne Brasile)

2010 All Insignificant Things Must Disappear - Trinity Museum - New York

2010 Today is the Tomorrow You Thought About Yesterday - Historical Center, NY

2010 Junk (curated by Alexey Maslyaev) - Moscow Museum of Modern Art

2010 The Golden Door - Presented by Jersey City Museum, NJ

2010 Paper Moon - Gallery Aferro Benefit - Newark, NJ

2010 Into the Void (curated by Jeanne Brasile) - Index Art Center - Newark, NJ

2010 Botanica (curated by Mary Birmingham) - Hunterdon Art Museum - New Jersey

2010 Ides of March Biennial (with Ryan Roa) - ABC No Rio - New York

2010 Housebroken (with Ryan Roa) - Flux Factory - Queens, NY

2010 The Last Book (organized by Luis Camnitzer) - Zentral Bibliothek - Zurich                  

2010 Pep Rally; ACE curatorial Projects (curator) - Times Square Gallery - New York

2010 Detox (curated by Concrete Allotment Projects) - 16 Hoxton Square - London

2009 2nd Annual Stitch In - (in association with Uncommon Threads) - Jersey City Museum

2009 Uncommon Threads (curated by Jeanne Brasile) - Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University

2009 Freestyle (curated by Jeanne Brasile) - 744 Gallery; Newark Arts Council - Newark, NJ

2009 Souvenir; Periferias - Centro Cultural del Matadero - Huesca, Spain

2009 Politics, Practices and Emotions - Broadway Gallery - New York, NY

2009 Environments - Studio IMC - New York, NY

2009 Hanging out at No Rio - ABC No Rio - New York (curated by Erin Sickler)

2009 Hanging out at No Rio - Cuchifritos Gallery - New York (curated by Erin Sickler)

2009 Ecotones and Transitional Zones - Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art - New Paltz, NY

2009 Identities - Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Jorge Martin)

2009 Aferro Benefit Gala - Gallery Aferro - Newark, New Jersey

2009 Wild Things - Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park and Gallery - Dowell, MD

2009 Here, There and Everywhere - Transcultural Exchange - Boston (with Ryan Roa)

2009 The Sketchbook Project 3 - Art House Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia

2009 Rock, Paper, Scissors - Estel Gallery - Nashville, Tennessee

2009 DisEchoNance - Times Square Gallery – New York, NY

2009 Queens International 4; Biennial Exhibition - Queens Museum of Art - Queens, NY

2008 Cryptoreal - (curator/exhibitor) Francis Lewis Gallery - St. George's Church, NY

2008 Queen's Treasures (curator) - Francis Lewis Gallery - St. George's Church, NY

2008 A Variety of Gifts - Trinity Museum - New York

2008 Inaugural Exhibition (with Ryan Roa) - New Orange Veterans Centre - NY

2008 The Last Book - National Library of Argentina - Buenos Aires

2008 White Goods - Stroud House Gallery - Stroud - Gloucester, England

2008 Supermasochist - Come out and Play Video Series - Apexart - New York

2008 Word of Mouth - Ohio University Gallery - Athens, Ohio

2008 Altered States - (curator/exhibitor) Francis Lewis Gallery - St George's Church - NY

2008 Adventures in Mysticism - Athens Institute of Contemporary Art - Athens, Georgia

2008 Theory and Practice - Gallery Aferro - Newark, New Jersey

2008 Visual Arts Scotland International - Royal Scottish Academy - Edinburgh

2008 Art of the Book - Pacific Festival of the Book - Victoria Arts Gallery - Victoria, Canada

2008 Poetry Book Publication Showcase Exhibition - Poet House - New York, NY

2007 Gallery Collection Exhibition - Artis Gallery - Aberdour, Scotland

2007 Dialogues - Times Square Gallery - New York (with Ryan Roa)

2007 Fast Forward - Flushing Council on Culture & the Arts - Flushing Town Hall, NY

2007 Mixed Group Show - Stripped Gallery - Edinburgh

2007 Gallery Show - Mercat Gallery - Fife, Scotland

2006 Merging Of Minds - Steuben West Gallery - Brooklyn, NY

2006 Future First - Residence Gallery - London

2006 Domesticity - Artworks Gallery - Bournemouth, England

2005 On the Wall - Fly Art Fair Exhibition - Residence Gallery - London

2005 The Art of Love Exhibition - London Art - Oxo Tower Gallery - London

2005 Studio Voltaire - Oval House - London

2004 Postcards from the Edge (Visual Aids) Benefit - Brent Sikkema Gallery - New York

2004 Attack on Precinct Deborah - Deborah House - London

2004 Shopfloor International, the Main Event - Deborah House - London

2004 Network AD - Candid Studio Artist Galleries - London

2003 The Space Studio Show - Belsham St. Studios - London

2002 Winter - 491 Gallery - London

2002 Shopfloor Presents - 491 Gallery - London

1998 Supernature - Aberdona Gallery - Stirling, Scotland


Residencies/Projects


2010 Bay Street Studio Residency – Jersey City, NJ

2009 ABC No Rio Residency – ABC No RioNew York

2008 St George’s Church Artist in Residence Program – Flushing, NY

2007 The Jones and Roa Expedition (with Ryan Roa) - Honesdale, PA /Kingston, NY

2007 Cairn Project 1 – Castle Campbell - Ochil Hills, Scotland

2007  Pines Bluff Artist in Residence – Pines Bluff, Fire Island, NY

2004 Lyth Arts Center Residency – Caithness, Scotland

1997 Centerpoint Housing Workshops for the Homeless - Centerpoint House – London

 

Awards


2009 Fife County Council Art and Heritage Grant - Grant recipient

2009 Scottish International Education Trust - Award recipient

2009 Wild Things – Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park - “Water Category”  Award winner

2008 Scottish International Education Trust - Award recipient

2008 3rd Ward Gallery, Pernod Solo Show Finalist - Brooklyn, New York

2008 Episcopal Charities of Long Island Grant - Co-recipient

2007 Scottish International Education Trust - Award recipient

2005 London Art - Short listed artist

1997 Leycol Design Prize - Winner

1997 Business Design International - Featured artist

1996 London Institute/Pratt Institute Exchange Award - Recipient

 

Publications


2011 The Jones and Roa Expedition Book - New York (with Ryan Roa)

2010 Jonathan Weinberg; A Retrospective (exhibition review) – Artus Magazine

2010 Ides of March Catalogue – ABC No Rio – New York

2010 Moscow Biennale Catalogue; Moscow Museum of Modern Art - Russia

2010 The Archaeology of Summer – book – Printed by Queensferry Gallery, Scotland

2009 Uncommon Threads Catalogue – Seton Hall University, NJ

2009 Souvenirs Catalogue – Huesca, Spain

2009 Hanging Out at No Rio Catalogue – ABC No Rio, New York

2009 Here, There and Everywhere Catalogue – Transcultural Exchange

2009 Queens International 4 Biennial Catalogue – Queens Museum of Art, New York

2008 Adventures in Mysticism Catalogue – ATHICA, Athens, Georgia

2008 Theory and Practice Exhibition Catalogue – Newark, New Jersey

2008 'A Spiritual Hi' – Editorial, Garageland Art and Culture Magazine - London

2008 A Climate of Change – Pacific Festival of the Book Catalog – Victoria, Canada

2008 Visual Arts Scotland Exhibition Catalogue - Edinburgh

2007 The Box - Ltd Edition Prose Text – Cycle Press - Key West, Florida

2004 Domesticity Exhibition Catalogue – Bournemouth, England


Press/Media


11/16/10 All Insignificant Things Must Disappear - Snob Magazine - New York

11/10/10 Get a Glimpse of Seismic Shifts at Trinity Museum - Examiner.com, New York

06/28/10 Miniature golf course in Jersey City... Star  Ledger, NJ

Jan 2010 Transforming Visual Territories - New York Arts Magazine

11/30/09 Uncommon Threads shows Convergence of Craft and Art - South Orange Patch

10/23/09 Especial Periferias - Heraldo De Huesca

05/26/09 Portrait of an Artist; Darren Jones - Transition Tradition Magazine

02/01/09 Featuring Darren Jones - New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Newsletter

03/01/09 DisEchoNance - Brooklyn Rail

02/12/09 DisEchoNance at the Times Square Gallery - Gallery Crawl Blog

12/07/08 Faith in the City - New York Daily News - New York

08/28/08 Computer Apologizes in New Exhibition - Stroud News and Journal - England

05/25/08 The Last Book - Volume Magazine (15) - Netherlands

05/20/08 ATHICA Exhibit ponders the Ethereal – Flagpole Magazine – Georgia

05/08/08 On the Spot interview – Dunfermline & West Fife Press - Scotland

05/01/08 Flushing Church launches first art exhibition - Flushing Times – New York

04/28/08 Artist re-united with ex teacher – Dunfermline & West Fife Press – Scotland

04/12/08 Explaining the Unexplained – Athens Banner Herald - Georgia

04/03/08 Inspired by West Fife - Dunfermline Press – Scotland

04/01/08 St. George’s Gallery opening – The Dominion – Long Island - New York

03/30/08 Maps, Diaries and Drawings along a lifeline – New Jersey Sunday Herald - NJ

03/12/08 Jones and Roa – PortJervis.com – New York

03/13/08 Jones and Roa – Hudson Valley News – NY

01/22/08 Canal Walk – Neversink Valley Area Museum News – NY

01/20/08 Art Attack – Sunday Post - UK

01/11/08 Rooted in Art – Dundee Courier - Scotland

01/03/08 An American Odyssey' – Dunfermline & West Fife Press, Scotland

07/17/05 Introducing...Darren Jones – Scotland on Sunday

10/28/04 Attack of the Artist - Hackney Gazette – London

07/16/04 Late Late Breakfast Show, Resonance104.4fm - The Foundry, London

04/12/04 Spotlight - Dunfermline Press - Scotland

04/29/04 The Artist Who Burns His Work - Dunfermline & West Fife Press - Scotland

03/23/04 Fabric of the Nation - Edinburgh Gallery Guide

03/24/04 Young Guns - Dundee & East of Scotland Courier


Lectures


12/08/10 Nature of Creativity – Trinity Museum and Institute, New York

11/14/10 All Insignificant Things Must Disappear - Trinity Museum - New York

07/23/09 "Jones and Roa Expedition" - Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

05/01/09 Jones and Roa Expedition Lecture - Wayne County Museum - Honesdale, PA

01/10/09 Cryptoreal tour and lecture - Francis Lewis Gallery - Queens, New York

04/08/08 Jones and Roa Expedition Lecture -  Neversink Valley Area Museum – New York

 

 

Recent Exhibits

Darren Jones participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2013 Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1
Industry City
 
Jan, 2013 Untitled
Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University
 
Dec, 2012 Not-So-Silent Benefit
FLUX FACTORY
 
Jul, 2012 Darren Jones: Wait of the Nation - Gravitational Effects on the Local Galactic Plane
Queensferry Gallery
 
May, 2012 Soul Seekers: Interpreting the Icon
Trinity Museum
 
Oct, 2011 Letting Go
downtown Newark, NJ
 
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