GRAHAM JONES BIOGRAPHY

GRAHAM JONES' WORK SPANS THE ARCHITECTURAL DIVIDE FROM

MEDIEVAL WESTMINSTER ABBEY TO MAJOR CORPORATION

HEADQUARTERS SUCH AS SMITHKLINE BEECHAM, ICI AND SHELL OIL.

THROUGHOUT THIS VARIETY OF WORK HE CONSTANTLY STRIVES FOR

THE ORIGINAL RESPONSE THAT EACH COMMISSION SHOULD

ELICIT.

THIS, HE BELIEVES IS THE GREAT CHALLENGE OF ARCHITECTURAL

ART. HE HAS BECOME AN AUTHORITY IN THE TECHNICAL PROCESS IN

ALL FORMS OF DECORATION IN GLASS.

HIS LOVE OF GLASS AND HIS INSISTENCE THAT ART MUST NOT BE

DICTATED BY THE MEDIUM HAS LED HIM TO PUSH THE BOUNDARIES

OF CONVENTION WITH THE GREAT GLASS WORKSHOPS OF EUROPE.

YET BENEATH ALL THE TECHNICAL PROCESSES IN JONES' WORK LIES

THE SOUL OF AN EMOTIVE PAINTER.

EDUCATED AT SWANSEA COLLEGE OF ART IN WALES FROM 1977 TO

1980. HE WON THE MAJOR PRIZES FOR STAINED GLASS STUDENTS

AND COMPLETED HIS FIRST COMMISSIONS.

THIS WEB SITE INCLUDES A COLLECTION OF HIS RECENT WORK

REFLECTING BOTH THE DIVERSITY OF PROJECTS AND HIS

RESPONSES TO THEM.