Gabrielle Fallon-Jones

 

Gabrielle Jones is an Australian abstract artist with an expansive exhibition history spanning 18 years. In addition to her solo exhibitions across Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and appointment as drawing instructor for the Sydney Biennale Events in 2012, Gabrielle has been awarded the Brentwood Art Prize (Acquisitive); the William Fletcher Trust Grant; and the Northbridge Art Prize. Jones has been short-listed for a number of art prizes including the the Mosman; Fleurieu Biennale; Duke Gold Coast; Muswellbrook; Paddington; Calleen; Fishers Ghost; Korea Art Foundation; as well as the Kedumba and Rick Amor Drawing Prizes. She has held two exhibitions at Grefti Cultural Projects in Italy; had a solo show at Goulburn and Gosford Regional Galleries, and will also exhibit at Muswellbrook Art Centre later in 2019.

Her work has been collected across public Australian institutions (Muswellbrook Regional Gallery, Bundanon Trust), as well as internationally by Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain and Art Scape Organisation, Toronto, and is held in private collections in London, New York, Italy, Spain, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Tahiti. Jones’s practice has seen her complete artist residencies abroad in Tahiti, Spain and Canada, as well as locally at the Tweed Regional Gallery and at Bundanon, the former home of Arthur Boyd. Her paintings have appeared in two juried publications in USA and UK in 2018. Jones completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction from the National Art School in 2003.

Italian Dreams
Italian Dreams

40 x 40 cm Oil and Acrylic on Canvas $980

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Pieta
Pieta

40 x 40 cm Oil and Acrylic on Canvas $980

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Orpheuss Last Party
Orpheuss Last Party

122 x 122 cm Oil and acrylic on canvas $5300

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Gabrielle Fallon-Jones
 

  
b. Sydney, Australia

Education
2003 Bachelor Fine Arts (Distinction) National Art School
1999 Julian Ashton Art School (part-time)
1995-97 Sydney Community Art School – Life Drawing/Painting
1984-5 Fine Arts Certificate, TAFE (part-time)
1982 Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney


Artist-in-residence
2016 Artist in Residence, Tweed Regional Gallery
2013 Artscape.org 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: (Upcoming) Muswellbrook Regional Gallery NSW, Solo exhibition, Main Gallery, August-October

2019: Finalist $50k Muswellbrook Art Prize March-April

2019 “Glimpse” Solo Exhibition, Gosford Regional Art Gallery, NSW (Foyer Gallery)

 

Achievements 2018
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, Double Bay Mar 22-April 3
2018 Creative Paper” Magazine (UK) Issue No 9, Volume 2 pp26-32

 

Achievements 2017

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

 

Achievements 2016
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.

 

Achievements 2015
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

 

Achievements 2014
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.

 

Earlier Achievements
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