Darren Jones - artist - writer - curator


Small is Beautiful
Group exhibition
Flowers Gallery
New York
November 20 - January 10
Flowers Gallery

Darren Jones
Solo exhibition
Walsh Gallery: Seton Hall University
New Jersey
Curated by Jeanne Brasile
June 1 - July 15, 2015
Walsh Gallery

Credit for the Discontent
Group exhibition
General Practice
New York
Curated by Carlos Rigau
October 29 - November 19, 2014

Recent Critical Writing

Lygia Clark at Museum of Modern Art, New York

Nancy Rubins at Gagosian, New York

On opposing art fairs

Pulped Captor
Apple, spray-paint
3" x 2.5"

Darren Jones is a Scottish-born, artist, writer and curator, based in New York. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art; the Royal Scottish Academy Galleries, Edinburgh; the Queens Museum of Art, NY; the National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires; the Athens Institute of Contemporary Art, GA; Centro Cultural del Matadero, Huesca, Spain; Seton Hall University, NJ; Stroud House Gallery, England; ApexArt, New York; The Nightclub, Miami; Hunterdon Art Museum, NJ; and the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, NY.

His writing and art criticism have appeared in Artforum, The Brooklyn Rail, ArtUS, Artslant, White Zinfandel; and Artcritical.
Jones has organized exhibitions at the Hunter College Galleries, New York; the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York; Deborah House Studios, London; and the Trinity Museum, New York.

Jones’ work as an artist and curator has been covered in, Artforum; The Guardian; Scotland on Sunday; The Huffington Post; The Advocate; Artcritical; ArtUS, New York Arts; New York Daily News; The Scottish Sunday Post; The Dunfermline Press; Hyperallergic; The Brooklyn Rail; and Artfuse.

In 2013, his work was included in, Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life (Michael Petry, published by Thames and Hudson); Wild Art (David Carrier and Joachim Pissarro, published by Phaidon); and, ArtUS 2011-2012: The Collector’s Edition (Paul Foss, published by Intellect Ltd). He has completed residencies at the Queer Art Mentorship Program, New York; the Lyth Arts Center Residency, Scotland; and, ABC No Rio, New York.

In 2015 he will have solo exhibitions at the New Jersey Center for Contemporary Art; Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University; and General Practice, in Brooklyn. His next curatorial project will be at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, at St Louis University in 2015.