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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 2016 See Gee You!, EWP Gallery, Monterey Park, CA (invitational) Geometry in the Expanded Field, Fine Art Comples 1101, Tempe, AZ (invitational) MAS Attack #10, ARTRA Curatorial, Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ (invitational) 2015 MASque Attack, ARTRA Curatorial, Art Space L.A., Los Angeles, CA (invitational) MAS Attack #8, ARTRA Curatorial, San Diego Art Center, San Diego, CA (invitational) LA n CV 2, Coachella Valley Art Center, Indio, CA (invitational, catalog) Pareidolia, Red Pipe Gallery, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA 2014 MAS Vegas, ARTRA Curatorial, VAST Spaces, Las Vegas, NV (invitational) PREP SCHOOL, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (invitational) 2013 LICKETH THE RAINBOW, JAUS Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (invitational) MAS Attack II, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (invitational, catalog) SIX SHOOTERS, artMuscle Projects, Los Angeles, CA (co-curator, invitational) PORTALS, Emerged Productions, Venice, CA (invitational) 2012 OASIS, Shangrila, Joshua Tree, CA Curated by Durden and Ray (invitational) TANDEM, Freitagsküche, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany and 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA (invitational, catalogue) 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 (invitational) 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 (catalogue) 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, independent curator and former curator Claremont Museum of Art (catalogue) 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.