Frederick D (Fred) Jones Jr
(1914 - 2004)
Frederick D. (Fred) Jones, Jr. was active/lived in Illinois, South Carolina. Frederick Jones Jr is known for female figure, jazz musicians, portrait and genre painting.
Biography Frederick D. (Fred) Jones, Jr.
Frederick D. Jones, Jr. (1914 - 2004)
He was born in 1914 in Georgetown, South Carolina. Jones' early art education took place in Atlanta, Georgia, where he studied at Morehouse College, Spellman College and Clark Atlanta University (Williams, 1988: Treadway Toomey Galleries, 2001).
An important Black, African-American Artist/painter, he lived and worked in Chicago. Fred Jones did numerous paintings and drawings of jazz figures, including Louie Armstrong, Lionel Hampton, and Pee Wee Russell. In addition, he continued painting the female form throughout his career. Today, his female forms of artwork i.e., Woman with a Flower in Hand, and Madonna are much sought after.
He studied at the Sc
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