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Lucy Jones

(1955-), Artist

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Lucy Jones is known for her challenging self-portraits and expressionist landscapes. She studied at Camberwell School of Art, the Royal College of Art and the British School of Rome - later teaching at Chelsea College of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art. Jones' first solo exhibition was at Flowers Gallery in 1986. She has since taken part in the Portrait Award (2013) and further solo exhibitions, including Looking Out, Looking In at Kings Place, London (2014). Her self-portraiture explores difference, 'awkward beauty', femininity and ageing. Born with cerebral palsy and dyslexia, Jones has said 'every single brush stroke I have to fight for', however she does not want her disability to define her art.

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Lucy Jones ("Self Portrait")

by Lucy Jones
oil on canvas, 1987
NPG 7038

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