Who we are

A man stands in sunshine with mountains behind him

Jon Pountney

Artist

Jon Pountney is an artist based in South Wales. He is known for his photography, but he also works in a number of mediums, primarily painting. The themes of his work are grounded in ideas of place and community, and exploring why people feel linked or attracted to land or spaces. He loves working within communities to uncover and reinterpret stories, building unique narratives of place.

He has exhibited with National Library of Wales, The Senedd, Wales Millennium Centre, Ffotogallery, Chapter, Royal West of England Academy, Oriel Colwyn, and gallery TEN. Clients include National Museum of Wales, Age Cymru, BBC, Common Wealth, Iris Prize, Peak Cymru, and Cadw.

A selfie of the Speakers Corner girls at the southbank centre underground skatepark, in front of some graffiti.