The power of pop art is undeniable. However its popularity comes with a certain price to be paid, because the charm of pop art may be also its curse — there are many imitators out there, waiting for their 15 minutes fame. Conrad C. Jones is different. He’s in a class for himself. When You discover his work, You immediately fell in love with the bright colored, intense portraits on newspaper collages.
[Paintings by Conrad C. Jones source: portfolio]
Conrad spends a lot of time in sunny Spain, painting mainly on commissions and for private galleries. He knows how to enjoy life. He loves surfing. The positive energy found on sunny Spanish beaches seems to fill up all His artwork. There is also a bit of English history in many of His paintings and newspaper collages — Winston Churchill, James Bond and famous Hollywood films characters. Plus lots of portraits of beautiful women. Art is good and life is good. Undeniably.
Conrad C. Jones was born in 1974 in the seaside resort of Torquay, England. He received a higher national diploma from South Devon College of Arts and Technology. Conrad travelled extensively at an early age and now resides his time between England and Spain where he focuses on painting for galleries and private commissions. Conrad doesn’t just limit himself to one particular style. He is constantly developing and experimenting. From his popular vibrant and colourful “Newsprint” series, to contemporary portraits in oil, incorporating heavy textiles and LED lighting.
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