Artist Info – Alun Leach Jones
Alun Leach-Jones was born in 1937 in the Lancashire village of Maghull, and spent his childhood in the village of Glasfryn, North Wales. In 1951 Leach – Jones commenced a three-year apprenticeship with the Solicitors Law Society, Liverpool, illuminating manuscripts and hand copying legal documents. Leach-Jones continued to work with the law society and studied painting and drawing in the evenings at the Liverpool College of Art in 1956-57. Upon completion of National Service with the British Army in West Germany, Leach – Jones immigrated to Australia in 1960, settling in Adelaide and attending the South Australian School of Art.
Alun Leach Jones is known for his range of work covering painting, drawing, sculpture, linocuts, screen-prints and etchings