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

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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