Lois Mailou Jones
(1905 - 1998)
Lois Mailou Jones was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Massachusetts / Haiti. Lois Jones is known for African figure-genre, landscape, still life and mask painting, teaching.
Biography Lois Mailou Jones
Artist Statement: "Mine is a quiet explorations quest for new meanings in color, texture and design. Even though I sometimes portray scenes of poor and struggling people, it is a great joy to paint."
For more than fifty years, Lois Mailou Jones has enjoyed a consistently successful career as a painter, teacher, book illustrator, and textile designer. Her art spans three continents: North America, Europe, and Africa, and she has been represented in more than seventy group shows and mounted twenty one-woman exhibitions since 1937.
Jones was born in Boston in 1905, the second of two children of Thomas Vreeland and Caroline Dorinda Jones. Jones's Carolina, as well as the climate and aftermath of the Harlem Renaissance, motivated
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