Joe Jones Biography
Joe Jones Majored in Art at Grand Junction High School, Earned an AA in Applied Arts at Mesa Junior College (now Colorado Mesa University), a BA in Applied Arts and an MA in Asian Art History at the University of Hawaii.
He married and laid down his art brushes, picked up lettering brushes and worked as a commercial artist in Dallas, Texas for 18 years. He then returned to Western Colorado and worked as a graphic designer at Pyramid Printing and Alphagraphics until he retired.
After a forty five year hiatus, he picked up artist brushes and began painting again. He primarily paints landscapes of actual places because he enjoys the challenge of attempting to copy the "Master" – the artist of all creation – though Joe regards the best of his works "a dim reflection of His.