Born in Kansas City, MO on March 16, 1896. Jones began her art studies at the AIC. By the early 1930s she had settled in Los Angeles and further studied at Chouinard and Otis Art Institutes. During WWII she painted portraits of servicemen in Navy and Army hospitals. Jones died in Orange County, CA on April 1, 1985. Exh: Calif. Art Club, 1934-38; Women Painters of the West, 1934-35; Chamber of Commerce (Santa Paula), 1937; Ebell Club (LA), 1939 (1st prize); GGIE, 1940. In: Athletic Club (LA); LA Conservatory of Music; Birmingham Hospital; Bethlehem Pacific Coast Co. (mural).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"American Art Annual
1933; Who's Who in American Art
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