Rachel LaRue Jones
(1920 - 2013)
Rachel LaRue Jones was active/lived in Nebraska, Washington. Rachel Jones is known for child portrait, inner city subject painting.
Biography Rachel LaRue Jones
Jones, Rachel LaRue
1920 Cook, Nebraska-2013, Vancouver, Washington
Of her artwork, Rachel Jones said that her artwork had earned her “a bagful of colorful ribbons, a knowledge of framing and more paintings than I could ever hang. So why the effort? It’s the challenge, and the drive to record and create. Also it is a fabulous way to grow old. It keeps me reaching to become.” (Harper)
Her ancestors were Nebraska pioneers in southeast Nebraska, and Rachel’s parents, Eva and Charles Hunt, remained on that land where her mother was a farm wife and country-school teacher. According to Rachel, her mother instilled art appreciation in all five of her daughters. “She taught us that art enriches life, which was
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