Pete Jones is scheduled to hold a solo exhibition at the Storiel Gallery in Bangor during 2021 (9/10/21 to 31/11/21 - Pandemic permitting). Y BAE" ('The Bay") will be a personal exploration of the area in which Pete grew up. Intial work has been based upon the natural topography of the area and has been strongly guided by personal memory, cultural influences and emotion. In addition to a new set of paintings a short film and music by Pete Jones will also be on show. As a result of the pandemic,the date for the final exhibition may change. During this elongated preparation period Pete has completed numerous works including those featured here. These may or may not feature in the final exhibition.
Pete has created a short film to support the exhibition of new paintings at Storiel, Bangor, September 2021.
Huge gratitude to Pamela Williams-Ogg for permission to include the poem"Hirael vanished sea village" by her father T. Llewelyn Williams, also Garry Stuart for allowing use of some of his stunning photographic portraits of the people of Hirael during the 1970s.
"Breuddwyd am storm yn Bae Hirael" (Dream about a storm in Hirael Bay). Oil on canvas, 82cm x 62cm.
"Ghost ships" Oil and acrylic on board, 141cm x 80cm.
"Detritus" Oil on canvas, 78cm x 60cm.
"Sgerbwd" ("Wreck") Oil in canvas, 76cm x 51cm.
"Môr Dwyll" (Dark Sea) Acrylic on canvas, 92cm x 71cm.
"Mordaith" ("Voyage") Acrylic on canvas, 100cm x 75cm.
"Het Capal" ("Chapel Hat") Acrylic on canvas, 60cm x 50cm.
Astudiaeth am "Angal y môr" (Study for "Angel of the sea") ,Oil on canvas, 30cm x 20cm.
"Gorwel 1 " Oil on canvas, 60cm x 50cm
"New dawn fades" Oil on canvas, 60cm x 50cm
"Er Cof" Oil on canvas, 105cm x 83cm.
"Hiraeth" Oil on canvas, 60cm x 50cm.
"Môr Glas" (Blue sea) Oil on canvas, 104cm x 83cm.
PEN DOMAN 1 Oil on board, 60cm x 60cm.
PENDOMAN 2 Oil on board, 76cm x 50cm.
"Jar", Oil on canvas, 57cm x 35cm.
"Y gorwel bell" (The distant horizon) oil on canvas 120cm x 90cm
"Mor Iwerddon" (Irish Sea) Oil on canvas
"Traeth Lafan" Oil on canvas, 25cm x 21cm.
"Seidar i frecwast" (Cider for breakfast)" Ink and pencil on paper. 57cm x 35cm.