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First Friday: “Every Night” By Roger Jones
October 2, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - October 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Roger Jones will be the featured artist in The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Oct. 1-30, 2015. His exhibit of new paintings, titled “Every Night”, will include works based on musical themes. A reception honoring the artist will take place on Oct. 2 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday.
Roger Jones is a Birmingham-based artist who was born in Tuscaloosa and raised in Selma, Ala. His drawings and paintings explore imagery concerned with architecture, nature, travel and music and have been exhibited in group shows in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. He graduated with a BA from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. in 2007 and The University of Alabama with an MFA in Painting in 2012. The artist’s work has been published in “American Artist Magazine” and “Studio Visit”. Jones is also a founding member of PaperWorkers Local, a non-profit artist co-op located in Birmingham, Ala. He has served as an art educator at The Montgomery Museum of Art, Birmingham Museum of Art and The University of Alabama.
Jones currently works at Space One Eleven, a non-profit visual arts organization in Birmingham. When he is not drawing and painting in his studio, Jones can typically be found on the golf course or playing drums in bands around Birmingham. For more information about Jones and his work, visit rogerjones.yolasite.com.