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BRIAN THOMAS JONES
Born: Hickory, NC
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION
MFA, Studio Art, Claremont Graduate University
BFA, Film & Television Production, Tisch School of the Arts – New York University
Santa Monica College Arts Mentor Program, Studio Art
Virginia Commonwealth University, Mass Communications (Photography)

GALLERY AFFILIATION
Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012
LUMEN ESSENCE, East Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

OPaf ( Other Places art fair), Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

Inverted Realities, McNish Gallery, Oxnard College, Oxnard, CA

Disappear Here:  Contemporary Photography in Los Angeles, Durden and Ray Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017

Beverly Hills Art Show, Beverly HIlls, CA

XYZ, Durden and Ray Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (co-curator)

Round Too, Durden and Ray Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

FAR Bazaar, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Cerritos, CA

The Collectivists, Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, CA

2016
See Gee You!,
EWP Gallery, Monterey Park, CA
Geometry in the Expanded Field
, Fine Art Comples 1101, Tempe, AZ 

MAS Attack #10, ARTRA Curatorial, Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ

2015
MASque Attack, ARTRA Curatorial, Art Space L.A., Los Angeles, CA 


MAS Attack #8
, ARTRA Curatorial, San Diego Art Center, San Diego, CA 
LA n CV 2, Coachella Valley Art Center, Indio, CA 
Pareidolia, Red Pipe Gallery, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
2014
MAS Vegas, ARTRA Curatorial, VAST Spaces, Las Vegas, NV
PREP SCHOOL, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2013
LICKETH THE RAINBOW, JAUS Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
MAS Attack II, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
SIX SHOOTERS, artMuscle Projects, Los Angeles, CA (co-curator)
PORTALS, Emerged Productions, Venice, CA

2012
OASIS, Shangrila, Joshua Tree, CA Curated by Durden and Ray 
TANDEM, Freitagsküche, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany and 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA 

2011
SUPERSENSE – Tactile Fetishism in Contemporary Art Practice, Los Angeles Art Association Gallery 825, West Hollywood, CA Juror: Simmy Swinder, Director, Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles
a sense of PLACE, a sense of SPACE, dA Center for the Arts, Pomona, CA (invitational)
Emergent 12, OBJCT Gallery, Claremont, CA 

2010
Small Works Show, Museum X of Contemporary Art, Pomona, CA
V.03: Juried Exhibition, Santa Monica College Arts Mentor Program, Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Juror: Meg Linton, Director of Galleries, Otis College of Art & Design
Selected Selections, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA Juror: Laura Satterfield-Buck, Chief of Staff, The Broad Art Foundation
2009
117: New Work From the Santa Monica College Arts Mentor Program, Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Juror: Pilar Thompkins Rivas, Director, Vincent Price Art Museum, East Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS and GRANTS
2012 Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts – Teaching Artist Fellowship
2012 Claremont Graduate University – Merit Fellowship
1986 American Film Institute – Independent Production Grant
1975 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Undergraduate Fellowship and Internship (Photography and
Filmmaking)

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Studio Visit Magazine #33, Spring 2016, pp.94-95 and Back Cover
Stacy Davies, “The Final Countdown?,” Inland Empire Weekly, June 16, 2011, p. 12, featured
photographs in both print and online editions.

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES
2016 Los Angeles Mission College, Sylmar, CA
2014 Platt College, Riverside, CA
2012 Los Angeles Mission College, Sylmar, CA
1989 New York University Tisch School of the Arts, New York, N.Y.