Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1977, Ben Jones is a commercial and graphic artist. Jones holds a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art.
Jones’ work hovers in a magical realm between the conscious and subconscious, reality and imagination, and present and past, all rendered in vibrant and whimsical colors and forms. He has animated and directed segments for Nickelodeon’s Yo Gabba Gabba! and created, executive produced, wrote, directed and animated a pilot episode called Neon Knome for Adult Swim. Jones has also directed music videos for MIA, Beck, The Gossip and Islands.
Selected exhibitions and screenings include Foxy Productions, New York (solo); Andreas Melas Presents, Athens (solo); Deitch Projects, New York; Peres Projects, Berlin; Pace Wildenstein, New York; CANADA, New York; Green on Red Gallery, Dublin; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Tate Britain, London; Musee d’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris/ARC, Paris; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; The Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool. Jones lives and works in Los Angeles.