The Spirit is a Bone: Derby City Gallery

The Spirit is a Bone took the form of a creative intervention within the Derby Museums Visual Poetry of 1001 Objects gallery from May 2013 to January 2014. Continuing with its aim to inspire curiosity, a bespoke desk-bureau with a number of drawers by my collaborator Paul Evans was nestled within the space. Within the…

Posted on 26th May 2013 in Commissions, Poetry

All Things Bright and Beautiful

A sequence of my poems featured at 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe alongside a number of other artists’ works.  The exhibition, curated by and featuring the work of Paul Evans, ran from December 2012 until the middle of January 2013. The event included photographs, paintings and drawings, a sound installation, digital and video artworks each…

Posted on 5th January 2013 in Commissions

Cancer Genetics Building

Works by Chris Jones, alongside paintings by Paul Evans and poems by Matt Clegg have been placed in the new Cancer Genetics Building and Cancer Research Building in Cardiff. The commission – led by Paul Evans – has been created in close collaboration with researchers at the Cardiff University Medical School, technicians and practitioners in the…

Posted on 12th April 2012 in Commissions

Companion Stones For Guide Stoops

I was commissioned by Arts in the Peaks, along with eleven other poets and six artists, to produce a poem-text for one of a set of twelve companion stones that would be placed beside a guide stoop (an early form of directional marking from the 18th Century) on the Peak District moors. Back in the…

Posted on 16th March 2012 in Commissions, Poetry


Chris Jones collaborated with Paul Evans on a series of watercolours entitled ‘Cells’. Chris wrote haikus to go along with the paintings. The work was shown at the Cupola Art Gallery, Sheffield, then at the 20-21 Visual Arts Centre in Scunthorpe and furthermore in the Origin010 exhibition at the SIA Gallery, Sheffield. A slideshow of the Cells. Art Critic…

Posted on 16th March 2012 in Commissions, Poetry

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