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George Bobby Jones, American artist. Recipient numerous art awards; National Endowment of the Humanities Video grantee, 1978, New York State Council for Arts Foundation grantee, 1977, Della Access grantee, The Kitchen Art Video/Film grantee, 1980, New York City and New York State grantee; recipient 1st prize painting Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 1999. Member College Art Association, American Art Council.

Background

Jones, George Bobby was born on October 30, 1943 in Louisville. Son of James Howard and Marie Dorothy (Gunther) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, New York City, 1972. Master of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, New York City, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1989.

Career

Art instructor, North Kentucky, Covington, Kentucky, 1968—1971, Ahrens High School, Louisville, 1969-1972. Professor art Concord College, Athens, West Virginia, 1974-1976, Marshall University, Huntington, 1975-1976, College New Rochelle, New York, 1977-1982, Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York, 1983—2004. Consultant in field; lecturer in field.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One person and group shows include J.B. Speed, 1969-1971, Ahmedabad (India) Art Museum, 1974, Second St. Story Art Gallery, Soho, New York, 1975, Biennial Art Exhibit, 1974, Sunrise Art Gallery, Huntington, West Virginia, 1975, Seton College Art Gallery, Yonkers, Hudson River Art Museum, 1980, Thorpe Gallery, New York City, 1986, Toronto International, 1986-1988, American Studio 4 West Art Gallery, Piermont, New York, 1989, Silvermine Art Guild, 1999, The A Gallery, Chelsea, New York, 1999, Soho Ward Nasse, 1999, Art Expo 2002 (1st place), Tokyo, Sculpture exhibit Vilnus, Lithuania, 2002-2004, He Art Gallery, Collioure, France, 2005, Madeleine Art Gallery, Paris, 2005, The Paterson Art Museum, 2004, Alliance Art Center, Houston, 2006, West Chester Film Festival, 2007. Permanent collections include Alan Brown Art Gallery, Hartsdale, New York, State University of New York Morrisville Art Gallery, Picker Art Gallery, Herbert F. Johnson Art Museum, Ithaca, New York, Cayurka Art Museum, New York, Queens College, New York City, Brazilian Culture Center & Gallery, 2010, San Paolo, Brazil.

Membership

Member College Art Association, American Art Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, poetry, music, golf, tennis.

Connections

Children: Rebecca Jonell Jones Feeny, Kimberly Michelle, Ian M., Mary R. Jones Headley.

father:
James Howard Jones

mother:
Marie Dorothy (Gunther) Jones

children:
Rebecca Jonell Jones Feeny Jones

Kimberly Michelle Jones

Ian M. Jones

Mary R. Jones Headley Jones