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SURENDRA JONES
Okehampton, Devon - United Kingdom


, East Okement River 2, Abstract, $210
, East Okement River 3, Abstract, $210
, Leaves And Light 1, Nature, $158

Art Starting At $131

Artist Statement

HAND CRAFTED MONOCHROME PRINTS by SURENDRA For over 25 years Surendra has been exploring the art of meditation, spending a good deal of this time in India. He feels that this has shaped his work, helping him to look for something essential in the fleeting changes of the surfaces we constantly encounter. The other important influence has been his connection with Japan and his love of simplicity in Japanese art and craft. Primarily, he wants only to convey the sense of wonder, richness and beauty in the mundane details that we often overlook everyday . A former associate of the Royal Photographic Society, Surendra has also taught photography at junior high school. He has exhibited his work in Pune, India, Tokyo, Japan and Exeter, UK. He favours a short telephoto lens and often works very close to his subject. He likes to take his time, often using a medium and, occasionally, a large format camera as well as 35mm. He prefers natural light and rarely uses a flash, even for indoor portraits or figure studies. Usually he works outdoors, focusing on details of form and texture only occasionally exploring broad vistas. He works only in black and white, sometimes introducing colour by toning in the final stage. Once a series of shots have been taken, only about 5 per cent are considered for printing. More careful selection continues in the darkroom when about another two-thirds are rejected. Decisions are then made about choice of paper and print developer. Although he ...

Original Artworks (20)

Surendra Jones; Loch Lintrathen Scotland, 2008, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241  A rare moment when clouds, reflections and sunshine reached a peak. High quality print on fibre based paper with archival treatment. Large white, acid free mount and backing board. Overall size approximately 20 x 20 inches. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 2008
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Leaves and LIght 3, 1999, Original Photography Black and White, 11 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 1999
11 x 7 inches (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Bark 5, 2004, Original Photography Black and White, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 2004
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; East Okement River 1, 2004, Original Photography Black and White, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 2004
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; East Okement River 2, 2004, Original Photography Black and White, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 2004
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; East Okement River 3, 2004, Original Photography Black and White, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 2004
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Leaves and Light 1, 1999, Original Photography Black and White, 11 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 1999
11 x 7 inches (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Leaves and Light 2, 1999, Original Photography Black and White, 7 x 11 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 1999
7 x 11 inches (17.8 x 27.9 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Leaves and Light 4, 1999, Original Photography Black and White, 11 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 1999
11 x 7 inches (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Bark 6, 2004, Original Photography Black and White, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 2004
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Bark 4, 2004, Original Photography Black and White, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Black and White Photograph, 2004
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Dartmoor Streams 10, 2004, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 10 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 2004
10 x 12 inches (25.4 x 30.5 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Yes Tor Dartmoor, 2005, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 2005
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Unpainted Canvas, 2001, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 11 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Selenium toned silver gelalatin print with acid free mount plus backing....
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 2001
11 x 7 inches (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Nude in Sunlight, 1999, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 9 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelalatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing....
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 1999
9 x 9 inches (22.9 x 22.9 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Graphic Palm, 2000, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 11 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelalatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing....
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 2000
11 x 7 inches (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Abha 5, 1996, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 11 x 15 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelalatin print with archival protection and acid free mount plus backing....
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 1996
11 x 15 inches (27.9 x 38.1 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Dartmoor Tree, 2004, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 13 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241 Sepia toned silver gelatin print with archival mount and backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 2004
13 x 13 inches (33.0 x 33.0 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Mount Fuji, 2001, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 12 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Selenium toned silver gelatin print with archival mount plus backing. ...
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 2001
12 x 7 inches (30.5 x 17.8 cm)
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Surendra Jones; Seaweed Tokyo, 2000, Original Photography Silver Gelatin, 11 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Silver gelatin print with acid free mount and backing....
Surendra Jones
Original Silver Gelatin Photograph, 2000
11 x 7 inches (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
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