Biog

Julie Jones 

Education
2007-2008 MA Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University
1993-1996 BA Hons Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University.
1992-1993 West Cheshire College, Chester

Solo Exhibitions
2014-2015 A path through the woods, part of 40th Anniversary event, WISE Building, Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)
2011 Of Times and Places. MOMA Wales, Tabernacle, Machynlleth, Powys.
2010 Recent Paintings. Corris Institute Gallery, Corris, Gwynedd
2007 Transition Kirkby Gallery, Knowsley Council, Newtown Gardens, Kirkby, Merseyside.
2004 Julie Jones, Paintings, drawings, prints Unity Theatre galleries. Liverpool
1999 Solo exhibition, Beluga Bar and Egg Cafe, Liverpool.
1998 Unfamiliar Territory. Three Month Gallery, Liverpool.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Exhibition of recent paintings at Artworks Aberdyfi
2017 Art in the Garden, Group exhibition with Art out West at Stackpole, Pembrokeshire.
2016 Aberystwyth Printmakers, The Old College, Ceredigion Arts Trail.
2015 Group exhibition, Small Is festival, Centre for Alternative Technology
2014 Ten, Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool Biennial Independents
2014 (Mar-May) Synthesis, Three artists at Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws
2014 Parallax Art Fair, Cheslea Town Hall, London
2009 (feb-Mar) Sale The Royal Standard, Liverpool
2008 MA Show, Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University
2008 (May ) The Origins of Nine, Islington mill , Salford
2008 The Art of Sound, Whitworth Gallery. Manchester, with RNCM
2007 (Aug) Transit Arena. Artist & curator at Nexus, Northern Quarter, Manchester
2007 (May-June) You Are Here Exhibition and Talk. Kitchen Gallery, Cheshire
2007 LOOP overview, Cornerstone Gallery, Hope University, Liverpool, Feb-Mar 07
2006 St Nicholas Church Artist’s residency exhibition , Dying Frog, Liverpool Biennial,
2004 Ten Ten abstract painters, Loop Gallery, Princes Dock. Liverpool Biennial
2004 (Apr) Crash II. 8 Days A Week, 6 Liverpool painters, Cologne, Germany
2003 Artzu Gallery, Manchester
2002 ‘Dreaming of Wildflowers’ The Free Market, Independents, Liverpool Biennial,
2002/3.North West Artists, North West House, Brussels, Belgium
2001, 2002 The Sefton Open, Atkinson Gallery, Southport.
2001 Dynamics in Colour Joint exhibition, Hanover Gallery, Liverpool
2001 Trafford Centre, Manchester, exhibition with ‘Artzu’,
1998 Rented Rooms. Large Site specific group show curated by Pompa. Nottingham.

Commissions
2004 Comission for Wetherspoons Liscard, LBF Architects
2002 Commissions for The Paint Stop, Altrincham, Cheshire, incl Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port.
2001 Drawing commission: historic Liverpool architecture, private collection.
2000 Commission from Stephenson & Bell Architects for three paintings.
1998 Commissioned by Stephenson & Bell Architects in Manchester to make 2 large scale site-specific paintings to be permanently installed in the Quay Bar, Deansgate Quay.

Awards, Residencies & Projects
2017 The Eaton Trust funding towards exhibition at Artworks Aberdyfi, Aberdyfi
2012-14 Research & Development grant from Arts Council Wales
2008 Art of Sound Collaborative performance project, Royal Northern College of Music
2007 Children’s Art workshops for Sefton Council summer activity scheme
2006 One of three Artist in Residence for Arts Council Funded Residency for Dying Frog St Nicholas Parish Church, Liverpool as part of Liverpool Biennial.
2006 Research & Development grant from Arts Council England (fresco)
2005 Series of painting workshops at Liverpool Women’s Aid
2003 Award funding from LDI for research in Cologne and Berlin in October 2003
2002 & 2008 Series of workshops responding to aims of the National Wildflower Centre,
2001 Princes Trust funding towards exhibition at Hanover Gallery, Liverpool.
2001-04 Part Time F.E. Lecturer in Art and Design at Liverpool Community College