Philippa Jones is an artist who calls St. John’s NL, home after immigrating over a decade ago. Jones is a mother, visual artist and Executive Director of Eastern Edge Gallery. Central to Jones’ work is the exploration of constructed realities, our relationship to mortality and time, active myth making, wonder and the inquisitive mind. Jones completed a BFA and an MFA at Falmouth University (UK).
Jones’ diverse art practice includes: sculpture, drawing, painting, stop motion animation, art games and interactive installations. Jones has exhibited widely, including: The National Gallery of Canada, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery (NL), Beaverbrook Art Gallery (NB), Two Rivers Gallery (BC) and the Confederation Centre (PEI). 2012 Jones was the recipient of the Excellence in Visual Arts Emerging Artist award, and in 2019 won the Milestone Award. Jones was longlisted for the Sobey Art Award in 2019. In 2020 Jones was shortlisted for ArtsNL Artist of the Year and has gratefully been awarded the accolade in 2022.
Dec 1—Dec 31, 2023
Dec 11—Dec 31, 2021
Oct 25—Oct 27, 2019
Jul 18—Aug 31, 2019
Apr 5—Apr 27, 2019
Oct 26—Oct 29, 2018
Jul 19—Aug 31, 2018
Dec 1—Dec 23, 2017
Oct 27—Oct 30, 2017
Jul 13—Aug 31, 2017
Dec 2—Dec 23, 2016
Oct 27—Oct 31, 2016
Sep 9—Oct 1, 2016
Philippa Jones: Suspended, Craig Francis Power for Billie, 2019.
Canadian Art review, Philippa Jones – Suspended,Jane Walker for Canadian Art, 2019.
Philippa Jones’ Suspended At The Rooms, Eva Crocker for The Overcast, 2019.
Philippa Jones’ exhibition, ‘Perpetual’, now at Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Sally Cole for Saltwire, 2019.
What Is the New Newfoundland Dream?, Lisa Moore for Canadian Art Magazine, 2016.
Mapping the Contours of Atlantic Canada through Art, Shannon Moore for National Gallery of Canada Magazine
Philippa Jones’ Latest Exhibit, Fragments for your imagination to hold, Craig Francis Power for The Overcast, 2015.