CHARLOTTE JONES
Printmaker

Charlotte Jones has exhibited her work in group and solo exhibitions in Great Britain, Ireland, France, Japan, the United States and Canada since 1986. Her work may be found in such public collections as the Arts Council of Northern Ireland; Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Ontario; The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, Newfoundland and Labrador; Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Occidental College, Los Angeles and in private collections across Canada, Europe and the United States. The artist is the recipient of several awards including a Canada Council Mid-Career Grant and several Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council grants. She studied the traditional Japanese technique of woodblock printmaking with Toshi Yoshida in Japan in 1980. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the artist currently resides in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2012

  • Printmaking: Process and Effect, Group exhibition, Gallery 78, Fredericton

2011

  • Dialogue & Dialect, International Mokuhanga Exhibition (juried), Kyoto International Community House, Kyoto, Japan
  • Hanga Ehon: Handprinted Books,  (juried) Artbooks Yamzaki, Kyoto, Japan
  • 25 for 25: The Rooms Permanent Collection, The Rooms Seaman’s Museum,
  • Grand Bank, NL, and touring, a 25th anniversary exhibition of the Provincial Art Bank Program curated by Corey Gorman

2008

  • Solo exhibition, MUN Botanical Gardens, St. John’s

2007

  • Notes on Location: Sampled Sites in Books by Artists, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s, NL, curated by Shauna McCabe and Craig Leonar
  • Solo exhibition, Breath: A Poem, Christina Parker Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2005

  • Los Angeles Printmaking Society/OXY Invitational Exhibition, Weingart Galleries, Occidental College, Los Angeles, California
  • Printmaking, On Sight/Painted City Gallery, Toronto, three-person exhibition with Liz Parkinson and  Susan Fothergill

2004

  • Tidelines, three-person exhibition, Christina Parker Gallery,  St. John's

2002

  • Birds,Bugs, Beasts, Blossoms: The contemporary woodblock prints of Suezan Aikins Charlotte Jones and April Vollmer, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL
  • Animalia, two-person exhibition, with David Morrish, James Baird Gallery

2001

  • Innovations on Paper, Nova Scotia Printmakers Juried Exhibition, Acadia University Art Gallery, Wolfville,

2000

  • Urban Animals, Two-person exhibition, with Kate Barker, Harmony Hill Art Centre, Lisburn, Northern Ireland
  • Artists in a Floating World, Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition,  curated by Tom Smart, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton

1999

  • Artists of the West Coast, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL
  • Images of the Northern Peninsula, two-person exhibition with Sharon  Puddester, James Baird Gallery, St .John's

1998

  • Printmaking, Gallery 78, Fredericton, New Brunswick

1997

  • Solo exhibition, James Baird Gallery, St.John’s, NL
  • Moku Hanga, group exhibition of woodblock prints, curated by Keiko Hara and Elaine Chandler, Walla Walla College, Oregon; Northwest Print Council, Portland, Oregon; Columbia Arts Centre, Vancouver, Washington; Dan Cook Asian Cultural Centre, Ashland, Oregon; Japanese Cultural Centre, San Francisco
  • Solo exhibition, Common Room, Queen’s University of Belfast, (as part of a province-wide festival of Canadian/Quebecois  culture)
  • Featured artist, Painted City Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
  • Tristann’s Gallery, Dundalk, Republic of Ireland

1994

  • Solo exhibition, Ulster Arts Club, Belfast

1990

  • Solo exhibition, prints and watercolours, Gordon Gallery, Londonderry

1988

  • Two-person exhibition, Fenderesky Gallery

1987, 1986

  • Royal Ulster Academy Annual Juried Exhibition, Belfast,  Northern Ireland


AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS:
2011

  • Newfoundland and Labrador Arts in Education Award (co-recipient with Patricia Gregory)
  • Long Haul Award, Visual Artists Newfoundland and Labrador Excellence in Visual Arts

2007

  • Short-listed for an EVA award (Visual Artists Newfoundland and Labrador Excellence in Visual Arts)

2006

  • Canada Council Mid-Career Project Grant

1988

  • Edition of prints commissioned by the Culloden Hotel, Belfast Since 1994, several Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Project grants.


COLLECTIONS:    
Include: the Arts Council of Northern Ireland; Government of Newfoundland and Labrador; Culloden Hotel, Belfast; Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro; Harmony Hill Art Centre, Lisburn; Natural Resources Canada--Canadian Forest Service; Western Newfoundland Model Forest; Occidental College, Los Angeles; Tom Thomson  Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario;  The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, Newfoundland and Labrador; Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland; University of New Brunswick Art Centre, Fredericton; private collections in Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Republic of Ireland and France