Attenborough Arts, UK.
Commissioned by Leicester University in collaboration with the Richard Attenborough Arts gallery.
The exhibition Explores the effects of environmental damage from industrial and housing development, continued interference from society and the effects of pollution on land. The exhibition features a series of sculptures created from salvaged materials including engine parts from a burnt out stolen car and the tree it destroyed whilst burning, farming and building materials collected from land in the midst of redevelopment, photography and a series of paintings and drawings.
Silver Vine Arts, QOB, UK.
Commissioned by Silver Vine Arts and De Montfort University.
The exhibition explores the history of Hosiery and its influence on the industrial heritage of the Midlands. An immersive installation fills the former workshop, created from materials collected from the former 'Corah's' hosiery factory which sits derelict in the centre of Leicester. Items in the form of machinery, tools and personal belongings give clues to the people and families whose lives revolved around this once rich industry.
Several of Jonjo's artworks were selected to be featured in the Christian Slater and Amanda Peet Netflix series 'Dirty John' season 2, filmed in Los Angeles.
Last Trace of Light
During the lockdown of 2020 the artist turned his focus on his kids and the day to day living during such a strange time.
'Glass Half Full'
Artplex Gallery, Los Angeles.
''Amongst a collection of large scale artworks featuring still life scenes collected on oversea's travels, the artist has created a sculptural painting which can be walked into. The exhibition focusses on the shared experience of visiting new countries and spaces and the feeling of being somewhere that's shared by society''.
LCB Depot, Leicester.
Leicester's rich history of skate culture is explored through a collection of large scale abstract paintings created from marks collected from well known skate spots in the city. The exhibition also featured a fully working skatepark built by the artist within the gallery space, open to skaters from across the city for the duration of the exhibition.
'A Space Shared Alone',
Art Factory, UK.
A series of rescued agricultural structures are presented in the gallery space exploring the change and effects caused by rural land restructuring and development. The 3 buildings hold items collected from families related to each structure, clues to past lives and lost memories.
Art Factory, UK
Parts of the city which have CCTV installed are visited and recorded with a camera before searching for the same location on Google Maps where previous visitors are digitally transferred into the new image, creating a growing document of anonymous portraits. The exhibition questioned the constant monitoring of ourselves as a society and ownership of images.