DON JONES was born in Huntington, WV. After graduating from law school he worked in the legal and financial industry in Baltimore and Naples. After retiring from the business world, he got back into art by taking classes at The Johns Creek, Georgia Art Center. He is currently a member of the Southeastern Pastel Society, the Southwest Florida Pastel Society and Plein Air Florida. He has received regional awards for his art work in both Florida and Georgia. He works in pastels, watercolor, pencil, and oils and specifically enjoys plein air painting.