Exhibition: November 5 – December 20, 2013
Artist Reception: Wednesday November 13, 5-7pm
Currently on view at the Garner Center, Phillip Jones’ investigations of transition, construction and progress in the urban landscape. Phillip’s ethereal and energetic scenes take use across America and Europe stealthily by night, leaving no stone unturned. His squares, subtle yet poignant, respond to the relationship between architecture and societal values. The often overlooked or undiscovered vantages are magically brought to life through operatic silver gelatin prints not to be missed!
Phillip Jones was bon in 1951 in the metropolitan Washington DC area. His father was an Academy award-winning filmmaker and his mother operated an art gallery in Dupont Circle.
He studied at the Corcoran School of Art, Antioch College and Cooper Union.
In the early 70’s he worked in the television industry. His short film Secrets won numerous awards and was exhibited at the Whitney and Hirschhon Museums. In 1979 he became a free-lance artist working both in set design for opera and medical illustration.
In 1990 Phillip and his wife moved to Boston as he began exhibiting his photographic work. He has been exhibited at the DeCordova Museum, the Fuller Museum, the Lafayette Museum, the Hunter Museum, the Athenaeum, the Boston Public Library, the Boston Center for the Arts, the Federal Reserve Gallery, the Cesium Gallery and Chatham Gallery with fourteen solo exhibits at his primary venue; the Mercury Gallery.
His work is in numerous collections including the DeCordova Museum, the Athenaeum, the Boston Public Library, Pfizer, Fidelity Investments, Putnam Investments, Accenture, Banana Republic, Levi Strauss, Raytheon, Goldman Sachs and The Four Seasons.
He currently splits his time between Boston and Atlanta.
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