Jonah Jones

Jonah Jones (1919 - 2004) was born near Durham. A pacifist, he served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the war, and on demobilisation moved to north Wales to work as a printer, sculptor and letter-cutter. He was also a novelist, having published A Tree May Fall, about the Easter Uprising in Dublin, and Zorn, the life of a Jewish hermit. He was Director of the National College of Art & Design in Dublin from 1974-78, and artist in residence in Newcastle (1979-80) and Gregynog Fellow in 1981-82.


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