Contact

Email - benthomasjones1@gmail.com



Born 1987

Ben Jones is an artist living and working in Melbourne. He has exhibited regularly in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and New York. Jones is also the founder of TANS gallery space and studios and of the publisher 'No One Special' who have published numerous titles and participated in Book Fairs, both locally and abroad. Jones has self published 26 titles relating to his own art practice since 2010. Ben is also a member of audio visual collective, Zonk Vision


Solo Exhibitions

2017 - 'One Foot in The Grove' - Fort Delta - Melbourne - 4th - 27th May
2015 - 'Can We Start Again' - Goodspace, Chippendale, Syd, 7 - 9th Sep
2012 - ‘Left Out’ - Cocoa Jackson, Brunswick, Melb, 7th Sep

 

Group Exhibitions

2017 - 'Glen Ayr' - Lon Gallery - Melbourne - 15th Mar - 8th Apr
2017 - 'Project 17: Radical Immanence' - Anna Pappas Gallery - Melbourne - 10th Feb - 18th Mar
2016 - 'Drowning in a Bird Bath' - Tans Martial Arts - Melbourne - 10th Dec - 12th Dec
2016 - 'Spring 1883' Fort Delta suite - The Windsor Hotel - Melbourne - 17th Aug - 21st Aug
2016 - 'Here's to Future Days' - Fort Delta - Melbourne - 30th Mar - 13th Apr
2016 - 'Milk Carton Meerkat Manor' - Tans Martial Arts - Melbourne - 5th Feb (curated/contributed)
2015 - 'Suburb and Night' - Tans Martial Arts - Melbourne - 13th Nov (curated/contributed )
2015 - No One Special 'RGB' - Tinning Street Gallery - Melbourne - 7th -17th May (curated/contributed)
2014 - 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' - Federation Square Residentcy, Melbourne - 11th - 14th Nov
2014 - Zonk Vision 'Pocket Holiday' - Canberra Contemporary Art Space - Cbr - 3rd Oct
2014 - 'Self Kelp' - 7Dunham, Brooklyn, New York, 26th Sep - Nov 5th
2014 - 'Pocket Holiday' - Spectacle Theater, Brooklyn, New York, 18th Sep
2014 - 'Pocket Holiday' - Babycastles, Manhattan, New York 14th Sep
2013 - ‘Datashop Systems’ - The Loop, Canberra, 9th - 16th Oct
2013 - ‘ZV Live’ - Underbelly Art Festival, Cockatoo Island, Syd, 3-4th Aug
2013 - ‘Right Side of the Tracks’ - Knight St, Footscray, Melb, 20th Jun
2012 - ‘Well Wisher’ - House of Bricks, Collingwood, Melb, 30th Mar


Self published (selected titles)

2016 - '5:01, 5:02, 5:03' A 3 part zine series trying to capture a journey to comfort.
2015 - 'Donnie Brasco' 30 page zine about the mafia driving around smoking ciggerettes.
2015 - 'Can We Start Again' 78 page book of minimal, frank expressions.
2015 - 'Juicy Bones V4' 56 page zine of warped images using an ancient photocopier.
2015 - 'Juicy Bones 3' 48 page zine of warped images using an ancient photocopier.
2014 - 'Grand Garbarge' 23 page zine of typical holiday photos paired with piles of garbage in NYC.
2014 - 'No Reason' Contribution to a 38 page zine filled with images unseen.
2014 - 'Juicy Bones 2' 52 page zine of warped images using an ancient photocopier.
2014 - 'Mindshare 02' Contribution to a 97 page book of photos discussing the theme of work.
2014 - 'Mindshare 01' Contribution to a 66 page book focusing on forgotten couch drawings.
2014 - 'Days Work' 18 page zine of a mundain exsistance.
2014 - 'Transit' 16 page zine of photo collages documenting daily trips on public transport.
2014 - 'CMYK' - 18 page zine of illustrations using the cmyk colour scheme.
2013 - 'Juicy Bones' 48 page zine of warped images using an ancient photocopier.
2013 - 'Distractions' - 72 page book of illustraions exploring ones day to day thoughts
2013 - 'ZVUB13' - 50 page zine of 35mm photos documenting Zonk Visions participation at Underbelly Arts Festival.
2012 - 'Euroa' - 30 page zine of photos exploring the home town of my mother.
2012 - 'Victimless' - 48 page zine of mixed media collages.
2011 - 'Now who am I going to ask?' - 18 page zine of mixed media dealing with death.
2011 - 'Einstein' - 56 page zine of photos documenting Melbourne's western suburbs.