Lemon, Cup, and Shell

Peter Jones is a second-generation Woodstock, New York, artist. His father, Wendell Jones, painted murals for the U.S. Treasury’s Section of Fine Arts program during the Depression, and went on to teach at Vassar College, while his mother, Jane Jones, specialized in portraits. He earned a degree in fine arts from Amherst College and studied art history at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, before transferring to the University of Iowa, where he received his M.F.A. in painting. He began his teaching career at Sullins College in 1969-73, and spent seven years as art director of Vermont Life Magazine before returning to teaching at Louisiana Tech University’s School of Art, where he retired after thirty-one years as Professor Emeritus.

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