Laura Jones has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Archibald Prize at The Art Gallery of NSW.

https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/prizes/archibald/2019/

The Art of Colour

By Karlie Verkerk

You can introduce colour to your home in so many different ways, but one strong piece of art will make the most impact. We talk to eight of our favourite Australian artists to find out how colour influences their work.

Inside Out 2019

 

 

Laura Jones’ Works on Paper

An Experiment in Printmaking

by Elisha Kennedy

Laura Jones, the Sydney-based artist – best known for her exquisite still life paintings of flowers, will open her new exhibition, Works On Paper, at the Olsen Gallery Annexe this weekend.

http://inoutdesignblog.com/art/laura-jones-works-on-paper-an-experiment-in-printmaking/

Illustrating the Nauru files: ‘We have to fight with something’

by Naaman Zhou

Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/feb/03/illustrating-the-nauru-files-we-have-to-fight-with-something

Exhibition details: https://allwecantsee.com/

Link to all other media about “All We Can’t See”: https://www.facebook.com/allwecantsee/

“All We Can’t See”, an exhibition illuminating the Nauru Files, The Yellow House, Sydney

By Lucy Feagins

All We Can’t See’ deserves your attention right now, for a number of reasons. Firstly, it’s a group exhibition featuring a truly incredible line-up of leading Australian artists, including Laura Jones, Abdul Abdullah, Paul Davies, Ben Quilty
, Luke Scibberas, Aida Tomescu, Joshua Yeldham and many more. But most importantly, this is a show with a powerful message. Each artist’s work is a response to an individual Nauru File, selected from over 2000 documents leaked to the Guardian newspaper in 2016. This important exhibition opens this Friday, February 2nd in Sydney.

Link to original article: http://thedesignfiles.net/2018/01/all-we-cant-see/

In August 2016 The Guardian published The Nauru Files, leaked incident reports written by staff in Australia’s detention centre on Nauru between 2013 and 2015.

These files detail 2,116 individual cases of assault, sexual abuse, self-harm, child abuse and abhorrent living conditions endured by asylum seekers in the care of the Australian Government.

You can read the files here.

‘All We Can’t See’ Group Exhibition
Yellow House Sydney
57-59 Macleay Street Potts Point, Sydney
https://allwecantsee.com/

“Choice Cuts” by John McDonald, Review of the Salon des Refusès at the S.H. Ervin Gallery.

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum, August 5-6, 2017

Read the full article here: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/sydney-arts/salon-des-refuses-2017-the-art-that-didnt-make-the-archibald-prize-cut-20170731-gxm0ec.html

Featured Artist in Dumbo Feather – The Climate Change Issue, Third Quarter, Issue 52

Podcast recording:

https://www.dumbofeather.com/podcast/time-used-art-activism/

 

ARTBANK’S LATEST EXHIBIT ‘GOOD NEIGHBOURS’

A new show embracing fun, family, connection and the rich potential of the artistic community.
In 2015, Artbank partnered with Create NSW on a two-year project that aimed to both acquire new artworks for the collection and increase visibility for NSW artists who identify as living with a disability. Both those goals were met, and something else wonderful happened too. Over the course of the project supported by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Artbank encountered the rich creative relationships forming between the artists and their peers living with and without disabilities. Thus Good Neighbours was born, delivering an exhibition that celebrates the original project and the doors it opened, weaving a narrative through the artworks selected.

Good Neighbours’ at Artbank runs from June 29 to October 6, featuring work by Liam Benson, Harriet Body, Matthew Calandra, David Capra, Emily Crockford, Rosie Deacon, John A Douglas, Peter Dudding, Laura Jones, Stefan Kater, Daniel Kojta, Nadia Lolas, Anthony Mannix, Meagan Pelham, Thom Roberts, Thom and Angelmouse, Greg Sindel, Wart, Digby Webster and Paul Williams.

Read full article here: https://concreteplayground.com/sydney/arts-entertainment/art/preview-artbanks-latest-exhibit-good-neighbours-before-it-opens/