Elizabeth Jones is active/lives in Pennsylvania, New Jersey / Italy. Elizabeth Jones is known for medalist-commemorative, portrait.
Biography Elizabeth Jones
Elizabeth Jones (1935 - ) served as the 11th Chief Sculptor and Engraver of the United States Mint, having been appointed after the retirement of Frank Gasparro in 1981. The first woman ever to hold this post, Jones was a pioneer in the field. Many women's rights groups have praised Jones as an iconic figure, celebrated for her accomplishments.
After earning her bachelor's degree from Vassar College, Jones studied painting at New York's Art Student's League. She then travelled abroad to Italy to expand her artistic horizons. "In Rome," Jones has said, "you're constantly surrounded by sculpture, and after being there for a year or so, I found myself being drawn in that direction as an artist."
Jones attended the Scuola d
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