Locust Jones' work depicts a world slowly going to hell.
For over 20 years, Locust's practice has woven layers of stories and images that replicate the frenetic pace at which society consumes everyday news and current affairs, in a variety of mediums.
RECENT SOLO SHOW:
RECENT GROUP SHOWS:
Watershed Bett Gallery, Hobart
5 - 27 August 2022
shown above, from the show: Vanishing Point 2021, Ink, shellac and pigment on paper, 36 sheets, 14 x 19 cm (sheet size) 90 x 115 cm (overall)
Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2021
29 May 2021 - 18 Jul 2021
shown above, from the show: Plague Parade 2020, 9 panel lithograph, 186 x 230 cm, edition of 3.
Dobell Drawing Exhibition
National Art School Gallery
Mar - May 2021
shown above, from the show: September 2020, collage & ink on paper, 150 x 300 cm
ABOUT LOCUST: Born in 1963, Christchurch, New Zealand, Locust Jones currently lives and works in the Blue Mountains, Australia. In 2010 Locust completed a Masters of Visual Arts at Sydney College of the Arts (Sydney University) where earlier in 1993 he completed an undergraduate degree in Print Media. Since graduating Locust has held over 25 solo exhibitions within Australia and internationally. > read more