ABOUT THE ARTIST
Otis Jones has an extensive exhibition history that spans more than three decades. Most recently, he mounted a collaborative exhibition with Bret Slater at annex14 in Zurich, Switzerland. Numerous other credits include solo shows in galleries across the Metroplex, as well as in Atlanta, Houston, San Antonio, Santa Fe, and New York City. His work has been featured in many group exhibitions as well, including those at the Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Art Center of Waco, the Austin Museum of Art, the Cullen Center in Houston, the Arlington Museum of Art, the Galveston Art Center, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and the Museum of New Mexico in Santa Fe.
Jones’ work is featured in numerous publications, among them Art in America,
Artlies magazine, Artnet magazine, D Home magazine, the Dallas Morning News,
the Dallas Observer, the Houston Chronicle, New American Paintings, the New York Times, NY ARTSmagazine, Fort Worth’s Star-Telegram, and THE magazine. Hiswork appears in many public collections, among them the Dallas Museum of Art, the MIT List Visual Art Center, the Tyler Museum of Art, and San Antonio’s Witte Museum. Corporate collections include American Airlines, the A.H. Belo Corporation, AT&T, the Compaq Corporation, GTE, and Neiman-Marcus.
Jones earned his BFA from Kansas State University and his MFA from the University of Oklahoma. He has taught at Texas Christian University and the University of Texas at Arlington, among other universities, and in 1982 he was the recipient of a Visual Arts Fellowship Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.