Martyn Jones

Martyn Jones is a contemporary painter who works from his studio based in Cardiff, Wales, U.K. Jones graduated M.A. Fine Art, at Chelsea School of Art, London and was awarded Junior Fellowship at Bath Academy of Art. Among his tutors were the British artists Adrian Heath and Patrick Heron.

New works during October 2014 will be exhibited at Art Nou Mil Lenni Gallery, Barcelona. The gallery will also be representing a series of new paintings at the Espacio 120, Contemporary Art Fair. Jones has exhibited two solo-shows at the Robert Steele Gallery, New York. His work has been exhibited widely in U.K., Europe and U.S.A. including the National Gallery of Wales, Nina Torres Fine Art, Miami, Wales International Centre, Chrysler Building, New York. His paintings continue to be sought after by numerous public and private collectors.

‘Colour has always played a fundamental role in my painting. The importance of colour was impressed on me at an early stage, by the British artist Patrick Heron. My paintings explore and are specific to, the theme of ‘place and time’. The work is descriptive in essence, natural shape and form taken from the world at large. Ideas for paintings begin with preliminary studies ‘in situ’, working directly from landscape or primary sources. Initial ideas are translated into larger scale paintings, working on paper or canvas. The compositional elements that are employed within each painting aim to capture a spirit of immediacy and simplicity.
The content of my work has been described as capturing a natural ambiguity, but that ambiguity should not be construed as being manufactured in any way. Within each image an open invitation is challengingly presented to the percipient. It is difficult to determine when a painting is finished, but usually I instinctively know when that moment has arrived. I can say more often than not, my paintings finish themselves.’


Atelier Aquifier
Watercolour
40 x 35 cm
sold

Atelier Aquifer
Watercolour
40 x 35 cm
sold

Nightgarden
Watercolour 2014
50 x 50 cm
sold



South Ocean Boulevard
Ltd edition print on Fabriano paper 2014
Edition of 20
sold
Further copies of the print are available

South Ocean Boulevard
Ltd edition print on Arches paper 2014
Edition of 20
sold
Further copies of the print are available

Night Garden
Watercolour 2014
26 x 26 cm
sold



Atelier - Voyageur
Oil on canvas 2014
Diptych 200 x 100 cm
£3200

South Ocean Boulevard II
Oilacrylic on canvas 2013
84 x 36cm
sold

Downtown Savannah - Miami
Watercolour 2014
40 x 36 cm
sold



Corner shop
Watercolour 2014
26 x 26 cm
sold

Christmas Day
Watercolour 2013
26 x 26cm
sold

New Years Day
Watercolour
26 x 26 cm
sold



Hidden Place II
Oil
30 x 30cm
£495

Martyn Jones
South Ocean Boulevard series II 2014
Watercolour
20 x 20 cm
sold

Ltd edition print 7/17
Halcyon Blunge
30 x 30 cm
£250



Drops of Jupiter Ii
Oil on canvas
120 x 100 cm
sold

Drops of Jupiter
Oil on canvas
120 x 100 cm
sold


Oil
20 x 20cm
sold



Hidden Place I
Oil
30 x 30cm
£495

The turning year
Watercolour
70 x 50cm
sold

The Quiet Wood - Kingley Vale
Watercolour
sold




Silent Winter
Oil 2016
100 x 100cm
£1950

South Ocean Boulevard III
Ly
Screen print on Fabriano paper 2016
55 x 39cm
£395 framed

Planet 77
Oil
20 x 20cm
sold



Zavijava V
Oil
100 x 100cm
£1950


10 X 10 cm
sold

Planet 7
10 X 10 cm
sold


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