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Little Elm, TX

Little Elm, TX

Artist Bio

George Hill Jones was born in 1956 in Dallas, Texas. He began his career as an artist at a very early age, creating graphite renderings and painting in watercolors but soon progressed to oils, a medium he has adopted for the last 40 plus years.

He generally takes a simple subject and starts there. He likes to use contrasting colors which draw the eye and make the pieces more interesting and appealing. George’s artistic ability allows him to paint in several different genre’s all of which make use of color, oil paint in abundance to give depth, and texture to the work, and add a three dimensional feel. The use of palette knives, give the paintings the look he is known for, creating unique pieces for each collector. The majority of his pieces are usually large scale works of 48″ X 60″ or larger. George also paints in dyptics and tryptics.
In his career, George has been the recipient of numerous awards at prestigious art festivals across the country including, Best of Show.

George’s work has been enjoyed and collected by many including Vice President Dan Quayle and five of his then advisors, professional athletes, business owners and executives and their families. Some of his collectors include sports figures such as Dallas Cowboy, Demarcus Ware and wife, and several other Dallas Cowboys; TCU Head Football Coach, Gary Patterson and wife; Dallas Sportscaster, Dale Hansen; and Ohio State Coach and NCAA Hall of Fame member John Cooper and wife.

George is represented in select galleries across the country and in Mexico. He was honored to be accepted into the very prestigious C.M. Russell Museum Auction in Great Falls, Montana. An upcoming auction hosted by Sotheby’s and Christie’s auction houses will include two of George’s pieces later this Fall.

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41st Annual MCAC

April 26-28, 2024