Megan Jones
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curriculum vitae

Name

Megan Jones

Vocation

Visual artist

Email

info@meganjones.com.au

Web

www.meganjones.com.au

Lives

Sydney

Works

Sydney

Education

2005 Master in Studio Art with honours, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney
2003 Advanced Diploma of Fine Art,The Sydney Gallery School, Meadowbank TAFE
Plus other post graduate qualifications in Clinical Psychology, Special Education and Management

Individual exhibitions

2017 'Why is there me?' (reflections on consciousness and the self)  Gallery Lane Cove, Lane Cove
2015  'Convict mothers of Australia: transported women's experiences ', Gallery Lane Cove, Lane Cove
2013  'Sila in flux', Gaffa gallery, Sydney city
2012  Paintings from residency, Upernavik Museum, Upernavik, Greenland
2012  'Speleology in the cave of Mnemosyne', Gaffa gallery, Sydney city
2011  '(e)utopia: because we are what we are', Gaffa gallery,Sydney city
2010  Open studio exhibition, Dada Post, Berlin, Germany
2009  'Emotional atoms', Crossbay Gallery, Elizabeth Bay
2007  'Indicators show position', Gallery hm, Alexandria
2006  'Conversations with Bruno Schulz', Gallery hm, Alexandria

Selected group exhibitions

2017 'Spectrum 2, 4, 5, 6', Glen Street Theatre, Davidson
2017  '2088: Artists of Mosman', Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman
2016  'Colour', Gallery Lane Cove, Lane Cove
2016  2088: Artists of Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman                                                                        
2015  2088: Artists of Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman
2014  '9 x 5', Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre,Dandenong, Victoria
2014  'Oh the river people' collaborative digital work,(J Randall) Vivid Sydney, Walsh Bay
2014  2088: Artists of Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman
2013  Belle Arti Art Prize, Chapman and Bailey gallery, Melbourne, Victoria
2013  '9 x 5', Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre,Dandenong, Victoria
2013  Keeping company with the collection, curated exhibiiton, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Manly
2013  Participant, digital collaborative work 'Oh the River People'(co-ord. J Randall), Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo 
2013  Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra
2013  2088: Artists of Mosman, Mosman Art Gallery Mosman
2012  Blacktown City Art Prize, Blactown Arts Centre, Blacktown
2012  Participant in collaborative exhibition,'New Tracks', Co-ord. Jack Randall, Salerno Gallery,Glebe
2012  Lethbridge 10000, Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane
2012  Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra
2011  Gold Coast Art Prize, The Arts Centre, Gold Coast 
2011 'For art's sake'. FRANS exhibition, SCA Gallery, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
2011 Mt Eyre Art Prize, Rex-Livingston Art Gallery, Surry Hills
2011 Sir John Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
2011 Lethbridge 10000 online finalist
2011 Prometheus Visual Arts Award, Merrimac, Queensland
2011 Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra
2003-2011 ‘ 2088: Artists of Mosman’, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman
2010 Nolan on Lovel Gallery, Katoomba
2010 Blacktown City Art Exhibition, Blacktown Arts centre
2010 Liverpool City Art prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Casula
2010 Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra
2010 'The looking glass', Toyota Community Spirit gallery, Melbourne
2009 Drawing exhibition, Nolan on Lovel Gallery, Katoomba
2009 China International Galleries Exposition, Beijing, China
2009 Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra
2009 'Crisis, what crisis?' Gallery hm, Redfern
2009 ‘Keeping Company’. Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
2008 Korean International Art Fair ,Seoul, Sth Korea
2008 ‘Fundraising for China Earthquake exhibition’, Crossbay gallery, Elizabeth Bay
2008 ‘The shadow of landscape’, Crossbay Gallery, Elizabeth Bay
2007 Korean International Art Fair , Seoul, Sth Korea
2007 Art Melbourne 07
2007 ‘Keeping Company’. Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
2006 'So far so good’, Gallery hm, Alexandria
2006 ‘Painting in the park’ Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman
2005 Gallery 4a, Haymarket, Sydney. Members’ exhibition
2005 Canberra Art Prize, Canberra
2005 Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Mosman
2004 ‘what is my world’, newspace Gallery, Rozelle
2004 Postgraduate Degree Show, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney
2004 Annual Emerging Artist Prize, Newcastle Art Space
2004 SUPRA Annual Visual Art Award, SCA Gallery, Sydney College of the Arts
2004 Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery
2004 The Dattilo-Rubbo Memorial Exhibition,Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Manly
2003 Gallery 110 Crystal Street, Petersham
2003 Willoughby City Art Prize, Willoughby
2003 John Copes Prize, Bdas Gallery, Bowral
2003 ‘Artsnorth’, Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE, Hornsby College of TAFE, Hornsby
2003 ‘Picturing Paradise’, Mori Gallery, Sydney
2002 ‘2D-3D’, newspace Gallery, Rozelle
2002 ‘Baker’s Dozen’, Global Gallery, Paddington
2002 ‘Upstream’, Graduate Exhibition, Sydney Gallery School, The William Wilkins Gallery, Dept. Education, Sydney
2002 Acquisitive Art Award, Sydney Gallery School
2002 ‘Art for Wilderness’, Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Bondi
2001 ‘Be amazed: a journey through the labyrinth of the mind’, The Sydney Gallery School
2001 Acquisitive Art Award, Sydney Gallery School,
2001 ‘discovered connections’, The Muse Gallery, Ultimo
2001 Warringah Art Exhibition, Manly Vale
2000 Acquisitive Art Award, Sydney Gallery School

Awards

2008 First prize : If project ‘The Shadow of Landscape’ competition

Public Collections

Upernavik Museum, Upernavik, Greenland

Private Collections

Private collections in Australia, Iceland and Greenland

Artist-in-Residencies

2012 Upernavik Retreat, Upernavik, Greenland. Awarded by Upernavik Museum
2010 Dada Post, Berlin, Germany
2009 Seljavegur, Reykjavik, Iceland. Awarded by SIM- The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists

Other Media Publication

11-2-2011 Sydney Morning Herald, MetroPicks p14
5-2-2011 Manly Daily, p36, re ‘(e)utopia’
4-12-.2009 Manly Daily arts section 'Intriguing exhibition'
April 2009 interviews with Chinese radio and TV re my work in CIGE
Feb. 2009 Australian Art Review, online edition, featured artist
Nov. 2008 Manly Art Gallery and Museum Newsletter p6
30-7-2007 Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum

Artist Talks

6-5-2010 Invited speaker, Manly Art Gallery and Museum 'Art exchange'
Jan 2008 Artist floor talk, Manly Art Gallery and Museum

Professional Memberships

National Association for the Visual Arts