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artist , educator

Floristine Darlene Yancey-Jones, American artist, educator. Recipient commendation, Ohio House of Representatives, Columbus, 1992, Educational Council award, Franklin University, Columbus, 1993, Educational Service award, Federal Government American, Washington, 1995, Honorary Mention, Ace 25th Anniversary Art Exhibition, 2004.


Yancey-Jones, Floristine Darlene was born on December 24, 1945 in Pocahontas, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Viola Phyllis Yancey-Carter.


Student, Capital University.


Lecturer, teacher Christopher Program, Columbus, 1993. Artist, teacher Children of the Future, Franklin University, 1995. Art exhibition artist Columbus Museum Art, 1996.

Lecturer Ohio State University College Art, 1999. Lecturer Black history Ohio State University, 2000. Artist in-school program Greater Columbus Arts Council, 1992—2002.

Lecturer, teacher My Brothers Who Are We, 1992—2003. Black history research historian, since 1973. Visual artist, clothes designer.

Advisory board member Ace and Acme Art Gallery, Columbus, 1993—1995.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry) A Black Woman's Soul, 1973.


President Somerset Civic Association, Columbus, Ohio, 1974—1976. Director food pantry New Hope Church of God, 1992—1995. Council woman Pocahontas (Virginia) Town Council, 1984—1986.

Member of Children of the Future (teacher), Greater Columbus Arts Council (artist, teacher), Ace Art Gallery.


  • Other Interests

    Guitar, interior decorating, painting, gardening, reading.


Married Richard C. Jones, March 28. Children: Mark, Brian, Todd.

Viola Phyllis Yancey-Carter Yancey-Jones

Richard C. Jones

Mark Yancey-Jones

Brian Yancey-Jones

Todd Yancey-Jones