Biography

Gregory Eddi Jones (b. 1986) is an American artist, writer, and publisher who lives and works in Philadelphia, PA. He holds a BFA from Rochester Institute of Technology (2010) and an MFA from Visual Studies Workshop (2016). 

Jones' practice examines and re-authors existing image products through the mechanisms of digital- and internet-based tools, and focuses concerns on analyzing the politics of photographs and other images common to the American cultural lexicon. His work has led him to explore a wide range of subject matter, including sports, news broadcasting, advertising, crime photography, history, war, surveillance, "selfies," terrorism, landscape., and flowers.

Jones' work has been exhibited at Site 109 in New York City, Strange Neighbour Gallery in Melbourne, Australia, Ningbo Museum of Art in Zhejiang Province, China, The Organhaus in Chongqing, China, and in various venues in Rochester, NY.

His first book, Another Twenty-Six Gas Stations, was self-published in October, 2014 and has gone on to be acquired by over two dozen institutional artists' book and photobook collections, including libraries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, RISD, MassArt, MICA and Columbia University. The title was also included in two iterations of the exhibition Ed Ruscha: Books & Co, at Gagosian Gallery Paris and Beverly Hills, respectively,

Jones is also the founding editor of In the In-Between: Journal of Digital Imaging Artists, a web and print platform that publishes artists working at the intersections of photography and digital media. Through this platform Jones has edited and contributed to over 75 features on contemporary artists and their antecedents. 


Exhibitions

  • 2017. Alternative Facts. Humble Arts Foundation. Online Exhibition
  • 2016. Ed Ruscha Books & Co. Gagosian Gallery. Beverly Hills, CA
  • 2016. Ink and Paper. Main Street Arts Gallery. Clifton Springs, NY
  • 2015. Ed Ruscha Books & Co. Gagosian Gallery. Paris, France
  • 2013. Embedded. Strange Neighbour Gallery. Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013. Dazibao. The Organ House. Chongqing, China
  • 2013. Dazibao. Ningbo Museum of Art. Ningbo, China
  • 2013. Of the Ordinary. Visual Studies Workshop. Rochester, NY
  • 2013. Pictured Past Future Perfect. Online Exhibition.
  • 2012. Art for ALS. Site 109. New York, NY
  • 2011. PCP. Gallery R. Rochester, NY
  • 2011. Paris-Bosnia-Croatia. The Hungerford. Rochester, NY
  • 2010. Convergence. Cobblestone Contemporary Art Space. Rochester, NY
  • 2010. The Constructed Moment. The Hungerford. Rochester, NY
  • 2010. Twenty-Five. Visual Studies Workshop. Rochester, NY

Public Collections

  • Artisan Works.Rochester, NY.
  • Brooklyn Museum of Art Library. Brooklyn, NY
  • Visual Studies Workshop Research Center.  Rochester, NY
  • University of Rochester Library. Rochester, NY
  • Indie Photobook Library. Washington D.C.
  • Mills College of Art Library. Oakland, CA
  • Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI
  • Philadelphia Photo Arts Center. Philadelphia, PA
  • Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University
  • Decker Library at Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD
  • Langson Library at University of California-Irvine. Irvine, CA
  • Vernon R. Aldon Library at Ohio University. Athens, OH.
  • Memorial Library at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison, WI
  • Godine Library at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston, MA
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design Library. Minneapolis, MN
  • Scott Library at York University. Toronto, CA
  • Franklin & Marshall College Library. Lancaster, PA
  • Columbia College Chicago Library. Chicago, IL
  • John D Rockefeller Jr. Library at Brown University. Providence, RI
  • Lindoe Library at Alberta College of Art + Design. Calgary, Canada
  • Seattle Art Museum Library. Seattle, WA
  • Athenaeum Music & Arts Library. Artists’ Book Collection. La Jolla, CA
  • Franklin Furnace Artists’ Books Collection, New York, NY
  • Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Menschel Library at the George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  • Marquand Library at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
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