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New exhibition – Alison Jones – Iceni Botanical Artists

Alison Jones, who is also a member of Iceni Botanical Artists (IBA), will be exhibiting original paintings of ‘The Wild Flowers of the Brecklands‘ at The Apex, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, from 4th – 30th April 2017.

Forty five paintings are featured in the IBA exhibition. The original paintings are not for sale, but copies of ‘Breckland Wild Flowers, Heaths and Grasslands‘ are for sale.

alison-jones-military-orchid-botanical-painting
Military Orchid by Alison Jones

Iceni Botanical Artists (IBA) The Wild Flowers of the Brecklands
4th – 30th April 2017
The Apex
Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 3FD

Today at ARTWORKS 2015: Alison Jones – Botanical art, watercolour techniques

Meet the Artist: daily presentations at ARTWORKS 2015

Today at ARTWORKS: Sunday 27 September 2015: Alison Jones – Botanical painting, from dry brush to washes in watercolour. Learn more about the skills and techniques in botanical art, watercolour painting and illustration from the award-winning artist Alison Jones.

Alison Jones, P. Tongariro 'Jackdaw'

Alison Jones, P. Tongariro ‘Jackdaw’

Alison Jones will be in the demonstration area in the ARTWORKS exhibition today, Sunday 27 September 2015, from 10am – 4pm. This drop-in event is free and runs throughout the day, no pre-booking required. Visit the exhibition and learn more about watercolour painting!

Alison Jones received tuition from Jenny Jowett and Clare Dalby, who are both leading botanical artists. In 1995 the book ‘Fuchsias: The Complete Guide’, written by Edwin J. Goulding, was illustrated by Alison with forty line drawings and twelve colour plates.

Awarded the Grenfell Silver-gilt medal by the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) in 2000, 2008, 2013. Alison Jones is also a member of Iceni Botanical Artists (I.B.A.)

ARTWORKS 2015 – 16th Annual Exhibition
5 – 27 September 2015
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible. Free exhibition catalogue.

We also have the ARTWORKS shop for visitors to browse: handmade prints, small paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and metalwork, large range of greetings cards and artist postcards. There is also a café selling light refreshments.

Artists in ARTWORKS: Alison Jones: to capture the true character and beauty of the plant…

Artists in the ARTWORKS exhibition 2015: Alison Jones

Magnolia

Magnolia

The technique of using watercolours with a ‘dry’ brush was integrated with the other media to produce the full range of botanical subjects. This not only allowed me to describe the plant accurately but to capture the true character and beauty of the plant…

Artworks 16th Annual Exhibition
Saturday 5 – Sunday 27 September 2015
Open daily 10am – 5pm

Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham Estate
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible. Free exhibition catalogue.

We also have the ARTWORKS shop for visitors to browse: original handmade prints, small paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and metalwork, large range of greetings cards and artist postcards. There is also a café selling light refreshments.

Meet the Artist: daily presentations at ARTWORKS 2015: Alison Jones – Botanical painting, from dry brush to washes in watercolour

Meet the Artist: daily presentations at ARTWORKS 2015

Today at ARTWORKS: Friday 18 September 2015: Alison Jones – Botanical painting, from dry brush to washes in watercolour

Apple Bramley's Seedling

Apple Bramley’s Seedling

Alison Jones will be at the ARTWORKS exhibition today, Friday 18th September 2015, from 10am – 4pm. Alison will be demonstrating various watercolour painting techniques. This wlll be an ideal opportunity to learn more about the skills and techniques in botanical art and illustration. This event is free – no booking required.

If you miss this event, Alison will back at the barn on Sunday 27th September 2015 to demonstrate and share watercolour painting techniques with visitors.

A festival of fuchsias held in the village church provided Alison with the incentive to pick up a paintbrush for the first time in 1984. Alison Jones has received tuition from Jenny Jowett and Clare Dalby, who are both leading botanical artists. In 1995 the book ‘Fuchsias: The Complete Guide’, written by Edwin J. Goulding, was illustrated by Alison with forty line drawings and twelve colour plates.

Awarded the Grenfell Silver-gilt medal by the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) in 2000, 2008, 2013. Alison Jones is also a member of Iceni Botanical Artists (I.B.A.)

ARTWORKS 2015 – 16th Annual Exhibition
5 – 27 September 2015
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

The Artworks exhibition is open daily, 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample parking, wheelchair accessible. Free exhibition catalogue.

We also have the ARTWORKS shop for visitors to browse: handmade prints, small paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and metalwork, large range of greetings cards and artist postcards. There is also a café selling light refreshments.

The last weekend of the ARTWORKS exhibition + more pictures – finishes Sunday!

As promised, another taster our annual Artworks exhibition at Blackthorpe Barn in the heart of rural Suffolk. This is our last weekend, we are open Saturday & Sunday 10am to 5pm (full details below).

Paintings and drawings by Chris Gamble
Paintings by Katie Millard
Paintings by Helen Du Feu
Large painting by Jazz Green
Linocut prints by Rachel Hutchins
Botanical watercolours by Alison Jones
Prints by Eileen Revett
There is also the popular Artworks shop to visit, with many unframed and small artworks for sale, including paintings, drawings, original handcrafted prints (not gicleé reproductions), collage, metalwork, ceramics, glass, papier maché, a range of greetings cards (some handmade, unique) and artist postcards.
Artworks shop
The Artworks café is next door to the Artworks shop, making it a perfect setting to relax after viewing all the art on show.

ARTWORKS 14th Annual Exhibition
7 – 29 September 2013
Blackthorpe Barn
Rougham
Bury St Edmunds
IP30 9HZ

Find out more about the Artworks artists on our main website (or click on the links in the right-hand column). The Artworks exhibition is open daily from 10am to 5pm, admission is free, ample free parking, wheelchair accessible, free exhibition catalogue.

Please note: The exhibition closes promptly at 5pm on Sunday 29 September 2013. Buyers of work can collect work from 3pm, so do arrive early if you wish to visit the exhibition on Sunday.

Alison Jones : botanical paintings

Alison Jones has been a member of Artworks since it began in the year 2000. She has contributed to the annual Artworks exhibitions with botanical paintings in watercolours and ‘still life’ in pastels. 
Hellibore ‘Cinnamon Snow’ © Alison Jones

Alison Jones has also exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society. In 1990 and 1993 Alison Jones was awarded the prestigious Grenfell Silver medal at the Royal Horticultural Society’s annual exhibition for her exhibitions of fuchsias and cyclamen coum – and she has also been awarded the Grenfell Silver-Gilt medal twice, in 2000 and 2008.
Alison Jones has also exhibited at the Society of Botanical Artists in London, and is also a member of the Society of Floral Painters, exhibiting annually in the South of England. You can see more of Alison’s botanical paintings on Alison Jones profile page.
In August 2010 Alison joined twenty three other flower painters who had their first exhibition in the Edmund Gallery in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Following its success the Iceni Botanical Artists was born in October the same year, with aims of encouraging and practising a high standard of all forms of botanical art through annual exhibitions by members.  
The Iceni Botanical Artists (IBA) is now engaged in a unique project to record and document the rarest of Norfolk’s Breckland wild flowers.  The collection of original paintings will be available for exhibitions at different venues and will be included in a Florilegium of wild Breckland Plants. More news nearer the time.
Meanwhile, the The Iceni Botanical Artists will be exhibiting again at the Edmund Gallery from 3rd – 8th August, 2012.
The Iceni Botanical Artists
3rd – 8th August 2012
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP33 1LS