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Jerome Symons is a Dutch artist who makes sculpture, installations, video and photography. He has made monumental sculptures in China, Taiwan, Korea, Lebanon, Turkey and for many cities in the Netherlands. He was the initiator and curator of the Çankaya International Public Art Manifestation, Ankara, 2011 (installations by Turkish and Dutch artists in the public space) and the Ankara Public Art Manifestation 2012. His recent projects are a.o. ‘Speakers Point’, Istanbul European Cultural Capital 2010; Human Rights Monument, Zaandam, 2010; ‘First Turkish Euro’, 2010. He gives workshops on public art at different universities in Turkey.

From 2001 – 2004 Jerome Symons was advisor for art in the public space at the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK). Since 2005 he is partner in WISEGUYS urban art projects, a consultancy for art in the public space, based in Amsterdam. http://www.wiseguysathome.nl
His works are represented by Pg Art Gallery, Istanbul. http://www.pgartgallery.com