Bill Jones is a photographer, installation artist, performer and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. His work is concerned with light as both a physical phenomenon and metaphorical figure. Jones was part of the Vancouver School of conceptual photography, along with such artists as Rodney Graham, Ian Wallace and Jeff Wall. Jones has three daughters; his youngest daughter (with New York-based, Canadian-born video artist Ardele Lister) is actress and screenwriter Zoe Lister-Jones. He is married to visual artist and writer Joy Garnett.
Bill Jones’ work has been shown in the United States, Canada and elsewhere, including a mid-career retrospective, “Bill Jones: 10 Years of Multiple-Image Narratives,” at the International Center of Photography, NY; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, LIC, NY; Exit Art, NY; Brooklyn Museum; Vancouver Art Gallery; Jewish Museum, NY; Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Sandra Gering Gallery, NY; Lombard-Freid, NY; Amy Lipton Gallery, NY; White Columns, NY; Paul Petro Gallery, Toronto, ONT; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Milwaukee Art Museum; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris; Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK.