Artist Profile

Georgette Jones


Mediums: Painting, Calligraphy/Writing, Acrylic

During fifteen years as a professional artist, Georgette Jones' (Gette) chosen medium of acrylic on canvas developed out of a strong desire to match her painting style with her themes. "For me, art is about ideas," she says," In choosing to paint from my thoughts, beliefs and visions, I feel a greater satisfaction in the process itself." Some of Gette's themes include love, peace, joy, nature, music, letting go, dreams, relationships, abundance and transformation. Further, in her love of experimentation she freely combines the abstract with the figurative.

Gette studied traditional painting and drawing at Wayne State University, where she also studied art history, journalism and english. She studied calligraphy at Center for Creative Studies in the 1990's. Additionally, she has experimented through workshops over the years. She emphasizes that her goal as an artist is not to capture realism, but to create art which continues to evolve in its creativity.

Her work is in the collection of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History in Detroit and the Velma A. Walker Gallery at Alabama University in Huntsville, Alabama, to name a few. She has shown her work at Dell Pryor Gallery in Detroit, The Scarab Club, Detroit Repertory Theatre, Royal Oak Public Library and the Nancy A. Fox Gallery in Novi. Further showings include the Annual Bal-African through the Detroit Institute of Arts. An extensive bibliography includes The Detroit News, The Detroit Free Press, American Artist Magazine, Metropolitan Detroit Woman Magazine, The Michigan Citizen Newspaper and the Oakland Press. Born and partially raised in Alabama and formerly from Detroit, Gette has lived and worked in Ann Arbor for the past four years.

Artist Website Links

http://www.gettejostudio.com

Art Pieces by This Artist

Objects of Healing Series

Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 20" x 20"

Woman in a Green Dress #5

Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 18" x 24"

Art Pieces Available For Sale by This Artist

My Cup Runs Over

Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 24" x 24"
Price: $1500

Alone and Dancing

Acrylic on Canvas

Size: 18" x 18"
Price: $900