Joe Jones (1909-1963)

 

img_0579Joe Jones (1909-1963). Landscape, 1947. Oil on masonite panel measures 24 x 36 inches; 32.5 x 44.5 inches framed. Signed and dated lower right.

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Biography:

Birth place: St. Louis, MO

Death place: Morristown, NJ

Addresses: Morristown, NJ

Profession: Portrait & mural painter, lithographer, teacher

Studied: self-taught

Exhibited: St. Louis AG, 1933 (prize); City Art Mus., St. Louis, 1932 (prize); WMAA, 1934-53 ; Carnegie Inst., 1937, 1947; AIC; Corcoran Gal., 1941-53 (7 biennials); PAFA Ann., 1940-49, 1953-54 (med., 1942); GGE, 1939; WFNY 1939; 48 Sts. Comp., 1939 (winner); NAD, 1946 (prize); Colorado Springs FAC; Kansas City AI; CAM; Detroit Inst. Art; Dayton AI; Assoc. Am. Art, 1953, 1955. Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship, 1937

Member: John Reed Club; NSMP

Work: PAFA; WMAA; MMA; WMA; CMA; CAM: Walker AC; Encyclopaedia Britannica Coll.; OC; Nebraska Univ.; U.S. Army; Standard Oil Co.; Penn. State College; KMOX Radio Station (St. Louis); murals, Am. Export Lines, SS Independence, Excalibur, Exeter, Excorda, Excambion. WPA murals, USPOs, Seneca (KS), Magnolia (AR), Anthony (KS), Charleston (MO)

Comments: Teaching: St. Bernards Sch. for Boys, Ralston, NJ; Peck Sch., Morristown, NJ. Also painted in Bermuda.