Helen Jones


Helen Jones adopts an embodied drawing process in which she applies black pigment to large swathes of paper, smoothing and smudging the marks with her hands, then removes the pigment with pencil erasers and abrasive materials to reveal landscapes and cloud formations. She repeats this process to build up a complex and layered tonal image. Much like in the sky, the clouds emerge and remain fluid throughout this transformational process.

“I want my work to use the force of nature to bowl the viewer over, make them dizzy, feel the overwhelming excitement, fear of the unknown, vastness, power and possibilities...”

Read our exclusive interview with Helen Jones

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