Darren Jones - artist - writer - curator


A marvelous essay by Sam Swasey, on my contribution to the Come Together: Surviving Sandy exhibition.


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

Recent Critical Writing

Spencer Finch at the Morgan Library, New York

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.