Gabrielle Jones CV

Gabrielle Jones

Born in Sydney, 1959
Lives and works in Blue Mountains, NSW

Gabrielle Jones
Oil on canvas


2003    Bachelor Fine Arts (Distinction) National Art School
1999    Julian Ashton Art School (part-time)
1995    Sydney Community Art School – Life Drawing/Painting, until 1997
1984    Fine Arts Certificate, TAFE (part-time), until 1995
1982    Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney


2016    Artist in Residence, Tweed Regional Gallery
2013 Gibraltar Point, Toronto, Canada
2011    Fundación Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain
2007    Le Meridien Hotel, Papeete, and Village Temanuata, Bora Bora, Tahiti
2005    Arthur Boyd Bequest, Bundanon Trust, Bundanon NSW


2019    Recipient Create NSW Artists Grant
2019    “Hymns to a Passion”, Solo exhibition, Muswellbrook Regional Gallery NSW, Main Gallery, August-October
2019    “Glimpse” Solo Exhibition, Gosford Regional Art Gallery, NSW (Foyer Gallery) January-February
2019    “Modern Love” Curated Abstract Group Show, AK Bellinger Gallery, NSW
2019    Finalist $50k Muswellbrook Art Prize March-April (31 finalists only)
2019    Finalist $10K Hawkesbury Art Prize
2019    Finalist $50K Mosman Art prize
2019    Invited artist, Bathurst Regional Gallery Art Fair


2018    Three major artworks in Laguna Art Walk, Los Angeles, USA
2018    Solo Exhibition, Realta Indeterminata, Galeria Grefti (Grefti Cultural Projects) Umbertide, Italy. June-August
2018    Solo Exhibition I Wanna BE Adored Too, Art2Muse Gallery, Sydney,Mar-April
2018    Creative Paper” Magazine (UK) Issue No 9, Volume 2 pp26-32
2018    Finalist St Kevin’s Art Award, Toorak, Victoria


2017    Finalist Korea Australia Arts Foundation Art prize
2017    “I Wanna Be Adored” WestEnd Art Space, Melbourne (4 artist exhibition)
2017    Grefti Gallery, Umbertide, Umbria Italy (Solo Exhibirion, June 9-August 6)
2017    St George Hospital Commission Works on Paper + Large Painting
2017    “Shape Shifters” Collab Gallery (Curated Croup Exhibition),
2017    A Look at Landscape III) Rex-Livingston Art & Objects, Katoomba Curated Group Exhibition)
2017    Christmas Group Exhibition, Rex-Livingston Art+Objects, Katoomba
2017    “Friend of the Artist” Magazine, Fall 2017 (USA) Curator’s Selections, pp 114-117


2016    Wicked Games Solo exhibition, Art2Muse, Sydney
2016    Finalist Fishers Ghost Art Award Drawing Prize
2016    Feature Artist (17 Pieces), Ambience Project #7, Newstead, Brisbane curated by Carrie McCarthy of “Cultural Flannerie” blog.
2016    New Paintings, Solo Exhibition Walcha Gallery of Art, Walcha
2016    “Roaming” Solo exhibition, GalleryOne88 Fine Art, Katoomba
2016    Short Listed -Kedumba Drawing Award, Orange Regional Gallery
2016    Short Listed – Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Ballarat Regional Gallery, Vic
2016    “In Abstraction” ARO Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney (Curated Group Exhibition)
2016    Curated Inaugural Exhibition, Tortoiseshell Gallery, Elizabeth Bay, Syd.


2015    “Natural Selection” Solo Exhibition, Art2Muse Gallery, Double Bay, Syd.
2015    “Sensing”, Solo Exhibition, Walcha Gallery of Art, Walcha
2015    Fishers Ghost Drawing and Print Awards, Campbelltown Regional Gallery
2015   $23000 Hunters Hill Art Prize – Open, Painting
2015    Muswellbrook Art Prize – Painting, Anne Ryan,Curator of Australian prints, drawings and watercolours, AGNSW
2015    Muswellbrook Art Prize – Drawing, Anne Ryan,Curator of Australian prints, drawings and watercolours, AGNSW
2015    “Convergence” Curated Exhibition, Coorah Contemporary Art Gallery, Blue Mountains Grammar School
2015    End of Year Group Show, Walcha Gallery
2015    Blue Mountains Artists, Coorah Contemporary Art Gallery, Blue Mountains Grammar School
2015    SMH ANZ Spectrum Now Master Class – Creativity and Abstraction in Art


2014    Highly Commended, Blackheath Art Prize (Tony Bond, ex Curator International Art, Art Gallery NSW, Judge)
2014    Fishers Ghost Drawing and Print Awards
2014    $8000 St George Art Prize. Theme: “Transformation”
2014    “Gestur”e, Coorah Contemporary Art Gallery: 13 Artists including Julie Harris, Mathew Lynn, Dr Rowen Matthews, Susan Baird, Kate Dorrough, Neil Taylor, Dr David Middlebrook and others.
2014    “Untethered”, Coorah Contemporary Art Gallery, with Joan Ross, Joanna Logue, Ona Janzen, Kayo Yokoyama.


Gabrielle was appointed drawing instructor 2012 Sydney Biennale events; curated two exhibitions at Coorah Contemporary Gallery, Blue Mountains Grammar School in 2014; won or been highly commended in a number of prizes including the William Fletcher Trust Grant; and included as a finalist Fleurieu Biennale, Portia Geach, Mosman, Norville, Muswellbrook, Calleen, St George, Duke Gold Coast; Borough of Queenscliff 150th Anniversary; Korea Australia Art Foundation and Fishers Ghost Art Awards (Three years in a row) and the Kedumba Drawing Prize. She has been commissioned for major works by Ku-ring-Gai and St George Hospitals and Alita Retirement Home Wahroonga and Petalura Aged Care, Katoomba. Her work has been selected in curated shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, New York and Korea; and acquired by Muswellbrook Regional Gallery; and included in public and private collections in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, the Netherlands, New York, Canada, Italy and London