Lucy Jones

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Lucy Jones (b. 1955, London) studied at the Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting (1974-76) and Camberwell School of Art (1976-79) gaining first-class honours, before going on to do a Masters Degree at the Royal College of Art (1979-82). She won the Rome Scholarship for Painting and studied at the British School of Rome for two years (1983-84).

Since returning from Rome Lucy Jones has had many solo exhibitions in the UK, New York and California and with the Flowers Gallery, which represents her work. In 2014 her show “Looking Out Looking In” opened at Kings Place, London, and travelled to Northumbria University Gallery.

She has participated in many group exhibitions including the National Portrait Gallery Portrait Award Exhibition, London, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, the Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, (prize winner 2009), John Moore’s Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (prize winner 1995), New British Acquisitions, Metropolitan Museum, New York (1987), Germinations, Trilateral Exhibition, Kassel, Edinburgh, London and Marseilles (1983-84), The Naked Portrait, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh and Compton Verney, Warwickshire (2007) and The Drawing Gallery, Powys.

Her work is in many public and private collections including the Arts Council Collection, Deutsche Bank AG, Government Art Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Hall, Cambridge, Procter & Gamble, Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Sheffield City Art Gallery, Unilever Plc, University of Reading, University of Southampton, Usher Gallery, Lincoln.

Lucy Jones has taught widely. Her primary teaching has been at Slade School of Art (Tutor 1992-2006) and Chelsea College of Art and Design (Visiting Tutor 1985-99).

She has been on various selection panels, made TV programmes and has an extensive bibliography.

She lives and works in Ludlow, Shropshire.