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Artist Richmond Jones


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BIOGRAPHY:
Richmond A. Jones received his art education at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and at the American Academy of Art, Lill Street Ceramic Studio, University of Illinois, and Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, in Chicago.

During his lengthy graphic design career, he worked in New York as an art director at Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn, J. Walter Thompson Co., Fuller Smith and Ross, Inc., and he was the president of Jones, James and Jameson, Inc. In 1970, he established Richmond A. Jones Graphics in Chicago, a graphic design studio that operated successfully for thirty years. Mr. Jones also served in the U.S. Army in Germany and received an honorable discharge with the rank of sergeant.

Searching for a new creative direction Richmond Jones began his career as a transparent watercolor painter. He and his wife have held nine two person shows at the Palette and Chisel, beginning in 2000. Since then Richmond’s work has been exhibited in numerous juried exhibitions around the country and has received many awards. His work is in private collections throughout the U.S.

EXHIBITIONS:

•The Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Exhibition - 2011

•North East Watercolor Society 35th Annual International Exhibition - 2011
•Missouri Watercolor Society 10th Annual National Exhibition - 2010
•The Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Exhibition - 2009
•North East Watercolor Society 33rd Annual International Exhibition - 2009
•Missouri Watercolor Society 9th Annual National Exhibition - 2009

•North East Watercolor Society 32nd Annual International Exhibition - 2008

•The Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Exhibition - 2008
•North East Watercolor Society 31st Annual International Exhibition - 2007
•The Mississippi Watercolor Society Grand National Exhibition - Eleanor Hughes Award - 2007
•Missouri Watercolor Society 7th Annual National Exhibition - 2007
•Barnsite Art Studio & Gallery 5th Annual National Juried Exhibition "Barns & Farms" - 2007
•The Hudson Valley Art Association [...]

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