About the Artist
Nashville artist Ted Jones is widely known as a printmaker, sculptor, and photographer. He has been teaching printmaking, design, sculpture, and photography for over 34 years. He was also Professor of Art of Fisk University for 15 years.
A New Orleans native, Mr. Jones earned his Bachelor of Arts at Xavier University in 1961. He then continued his art training and earned his Master of Arts at Michigan State University, and a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Montana.
His work has been included in permanent and traveling exhibitions at numerous galleries, museums, and universities through the eastern United States. Of particular note, his work was included in "American Drawings II," a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition. Locally Mr. Jones's art can be found at Fisk University, Tennessee State University, Volunteer State Community College, and a number of Nashville area businesses and churches.
Ted Jones has recently completed the fourteen Stations of the Cross for Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
"Art for me is not just a way of life, but life itself. It is the correlation of my total experience, of which my art form is the creative record. The studio is my chapel. The art form is my offering and prayer."
Pictured Left: Ted Jones portrait featured in "Ted Jones: Man of Faith" from Nashville Arts Magazine, February 2015.