Abdullah Jones

(b. Pahang, 1964)

Abdullah Jones is an artist, writer, poet, and photographer who has been active in the Malaysian art scene since the 1980s. He has established an artist-run space Rajawali Art Studio in Kuantan, Pahang. He is a columnist for Malaysiakini, an online news portal and regularly writes about the Malaysian art affairs. As a poet, he has published a collection of poems in a book titled Sajak-Sajak Suci in 2007.

His colourful and whimsical artworks have been exhibited in numerous art exhibitions locally and abroad namely Synonym at Galeri Prima, Kuala Lumpur (2022); Lim Kit Siang’s 80th birthday exhibition at Theatre Impian, Kuala Lumpur (2021); a solo exhibition Blues Malaya (2017) at Art Cube Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; Love Me and My Batik (2016) at Ilham Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; Batik: Expression of Identities at the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum in Vancouver, Canada (2016); and more.

For the batik artwork Batin Lunchang, Abdullah Jones has collaborated with fellow artist Munif Muhamad Nor.

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