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artist , educator

Jean Souther Jones, American artist, educator. Named Southeastern Elementary Art Tcr. of Year National Art Education Association, 1984, National Elementary Art Teacher of Year, 1985.

Background

Jones, Jean Souther was born on November 10, 1937 in Campobello, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Willie Hubert and Hallie (Johnson) Souther.

Education

Bachelor, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1958. Master of Arts in Teaching, United States.C., 1983. Associate of Arts, University Southern California, Columbia, 1987.

Career

Teacher Public school, various cities, 1958-1968;art coordinator, Spartanburg District 5, Duncan, South Carolina., 1968-1971;teacher, Tyler School District, Texas, 1971-1973;teacher, Spartanburg District 7, Spartanburg, South Carolina., since 1974;artist, Market Place Gallery, Spartanburg, 1974-1992;retired, Spartanburg District 7, Spartanburg, South Carolina., 1992;artist, Gallery of the Registry, Naples, Florida, 1987-1991;artist, Colorworks Club, Hilton Head, South Carolina., 1991-1992;artist, Thumm Prints Gallery, Hilton Head, 1992-1993;artist, Gallery 522, Spartanburg, since 1992;artist, The Granary, Camden, South Carolina., 1994-1995. Arts commissioner South Carolina. Arts Commission, 1988-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

The bread and cup during Holy Communion symbolizes the broken body and shed blood of Christ that he offered for people the same way as he did for the disciples on the eve of his crucifixion.

Politics

Every Christian of voting age should exercise his or her God-given responsibility and constitutionally guaranteed right to engage in the political life by voting in every appropriate election.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

Vice chairman 4th Congressional District Republican Party, Greenville, Spartanburg, 1980. President Spartanburg County Federation of Representatives, 1979-1980. Women chairman 4th Congressional District for South Carolina Federation Republican Women, 1995-1996.

Active various political organizations. Member National Education Association, South Carolina Watercolor Society, Spartanburg Artist Guild, Spartanburg Museum Art, Spartanburg Arts Partnership, Upsy Daisy Garden Club.

Connections

Married Donald K. Jones, December 23, 1961 (divorced 1984), Married Jerry B. Vaughn, December 27, 2007.

father:
Willie Hubert Souther

mother:
Hallie (Johnson) Souther

spouse:
Donald K. Jones