Nashville artist Ted Jones is widely known as a printmaker, sculptor and photographer. He has been teaching printmaking, design, sculpture, and photography for over 34 years, including his tenure at Nashville’s Fisk University for 15 years.
Now, his works will be on display for free at the Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center in Hendersonville from Jan. 15 until Feb. 20 2022.
His work has been included in permanent collections and traveling exhibitions at numerous galleries, museums and universities, including the permanent collection of the Tennessee State Museum, Fisk University and Tennessee State University.
A New Orleans native, Jones earned his Bachelor of Arts at Xavier University in 1961. He then continued his art training and earned his Master of Fine Arts at Michigan State University and a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Montana.
An opening reception and meet the artist session is scheduled on the exhibit’s opening day, for Jan. 15, from 5 – 7 p.m. For more information, visit monthavenartsandculturalcenter.com/exhibition/the-art-of-ted-jones.
Ted Jones has recently completed the fourteen stations of the cross for Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Hendersonville, TN.
“Art for me is not just a way of life, but life itself. It is the correlation of my total experience, of which my art form is the creative record. The studio is my chapel. The art form is my offering and prayer,” Ted Jones says.