current current artists exhibitions gallery




Born: 9/27/1954 Atlanta, Georgia
Education: BFA 1977, State University of West Georgia


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008
- SINS + VIRTUES, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
- DRAWING A DIVERSION, John Martin Gallery, London, England

2006
- BENJAMIN JONES @ ART LONDON, Royal Hospital Chelsea, London
- BENJAMIN JONES, Barbara Archer Savannah, Savannah, Georgia

2005
- THE ALEXANDER HOMAGE DRAWING SERIES, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2004
- BENJAMIN J0NES DRAWING, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
- DRAWING, 1708 Gallery, Richmond Virginia
- ISOLATION, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
- FIGURE, Gray Matters Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2002
- WORKS ON PAPER, 1987-2002, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1998
- A SHORT LIFE, Sandler-Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1994
- DR. FRANKENSTEIN'S ANIMAL SHOW, Mattress Factory Building, Atlanta, Georgia

1993
- NATURE'S ODDITY, Billboard, Arts Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
- 4 x 4, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2008
- MASTER DRAWINGS LONDON, London, England

2006
- OBJECTS OF DESIRE, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
- GRAPHIC EXPRESSIONS: AMERICAN WORKS ON PAPER FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION, High Museum
of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
- PERMANENT COLLECTION, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
- EVIDENCE: PAPER WORKS, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

2005
- RECENT ACQUISITIONS, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
- DRAWING CONCLUSIONS, Georgia State University Rialto Center for the Performing Arts, Atlanta, Georgia

2004
- CONTEMPORARY SOUTHERN DRAWINGS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
- FREEDOM SALON Deitch Projects. New York, New York

2003
- reading: material Volume Gallery New York, New York

2002
- GEORGIA TRIENNIAL, City Gallery East, Atlanta, Georgia

1998
- NEW ORLEANS TRIENNIAL, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana

1995
- NEW ORLEANS TRIENNIAL, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana

1994
- NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS AND SOUTHERN ARTS FEDERATION REGIONAL FELLOWS, Southeast Center of Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- CREATING IN CRISIS: MAKING ART IN THE MIDST OF AIDS Spaces Contemporary Art Center, Cleveland Ohio

1988
- ARTISTS IN GEORGIA, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

1985
- ARTISTS IN GEORGIA, Georgia Museum Of Art, Athens Georgia


SELECTED AWARDS

2003
- The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Individual Artist Grant

1997
- Residency Fellowship, The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, Georgia

1996
- Residency Fellowship and CGR Scholarship, The Hambridge Center, Rabun Gap, Georgia

1994
- National Endowment for the Arts and Southern Arts Federation Regional Fellowship

1993
- Georgia Council for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant in Drawing


SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York, New York
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania
High Museum of Art, Atlanta Georgia
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Mennello Museum of American Folk Art, Orlando, Florida
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia
J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
Huntsville Museum Of Art, Huntsville, Alabama
Morris Museum Of Art, Augusta, Georgia
State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia
Phillip Aarons + PRINTED MATTER New York
Patch Adams, M.D. + Gesundheit Institute, Arlington, Virginia
The Judith Alexander Foundation, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
Lucinda Bunnen, Atlanta, Georgia
Louis Corrigan, Atlanta, Georgia
Edie Falco, New York, New York
King and Spalding, LLP, Atlanta, Georgia
James Brett, London, England


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY


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Oxford American. Winter 2006, Issue 52, p.19
Catherine Fox, A MATTER OF STYLE, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 12/18/05, p. L10.
Charles Dee Mitchell, BENJAMIN JONES AT GRAY MATTERS, Art in America, Nov, 2004.
Rebecca Dimling Cochran, ATLANTA, GEORGIA, Art Papers, Nov/Dec, 2004.
Roberta Smith, CAUTION: ANGRY ARTISTS AT WORK. New York Times, 08.27.2004, p. B-1+p.B23.
Catherine Fox, MUSEUM SCORES BIG WITH DONATION. Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 08.19.2004, p. B-1.
2003 TIFFANY AWARDS. The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, catalog, pub. 2004.
NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS. (The Open Studios Press) 2004, No. 52, vol. 9, No. 3.
Catherine Fox, A PEOPLED SOLITUDE: HAMPTON ARTIST DRAWS ON ISOLATION, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 5/23/04.
J. Cullum, SOUTHERN DRAW. Atlanta Journal-Constitution Access Atlanta, 05.06.2004, p. 40.
Catherine Fox, HOMEGROWN GEMS SPARKLE IN HIGH LIMELIGHT, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 5/2/04.
Catherine Fox, DELIGHTFULLY DRAWN, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 11/1/02.
Catherine Fox, GEORGIANS IN THE SPOTLIGHT, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 04/26/02.
NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS. (The Open Studios Press) 2002, No. 40, vol. 17.
Catherine Fox, THE ART OF AFTERWARD, IN THE WAKE OF SEPTEMBER 11, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 12/30/01.
Catherine Fox, WHAT A WONDERFUL WORD, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 08/31/01.
NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS. (The Open Studios Press) 1999, No. 22, vol.4.
Catherine Fox, BEGINNING AT THE END, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 04/14/98.
Donald Locke, BASIC INSTINCT- BENJAMIN JONES AT SANDLER-HUDSON, Creative Loafing, 04/25/98.
Art Papers, ARTIST'S PAGES, July- August 1996, issue 4.
Dan Cameron, CRITICAL EDGE/ SOUTHERN EXPOSURES, Art & Auction, 01/95.