Gillian Jones was born in Banffshire in 1966 and was brought up on the Isle of Skye. She studied at Grays School of Art,
Aberdeen and now lives and works in the North of Scotland.
Her wood engravings display a meticulous attention to detail whilst her linocuts are
concerned more with a love of colour and space.
For her wood engravings, Gillian uses lemon or box wood and fine tools to cut into the block, looking down a
magnifying glass. The surface is then inked with a roller and printed by hand using a printing press onto
handmade artists paper. Once the edition is printed the blocks are then re-surfaced for re-use. The new wood
engraving 'Douglas Row and Bank Street, Inverness' is a ‘sister print’ to 'Huntly Street, Inverness (1998)'
being opposite sides of the River Ness.
Gillians work is featured in numerous private and public collections world-wide including that of
The Highland Regional Council, The Piper Bravo Platform and The Great Western Hospital, Edinburgh.
Click here for the Jan Patience Blog
with an article from the Herald on the work of Gillian Jones.
Prices range from £95- £220
5 x 7.5cm, wood engraving