Born: San Diego, California

2015 M.A.  Interdisciplinary Arts, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Columbia College Chicago, Illinois
1987 B.F.A.  Printmaking and Painting, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
1979-83  Lithography, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri
1982  Lithography Methods & Camera Work, Area Technical School, Kansas City, Kansas
1978  Lithography and Intaglio classes, Vancouver School of Art, Vancouver, Canada
1977  Lithography Workshop, Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada.
1976  Foundations, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
1973-75  Photography, Center for Photographic Studies, Louisville, Kentucky

2016  Co-founder and Director of the Center for Collaborative Research,
Kenosha, WI
2015  Executive Director. The Center for Book, Paper and Print, Columbia College Chicago, IL
2006-15  Executive Director and Master Printer. Anchor Graphics @ Columbia College Chicago, IL
2005  Interim Director and Consultant. Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, NYC
1990-06  Executive Director and Master Printer. Anchor Graphics, Chicago, Illinois
1989  Master Printer and Shop Manager.Lakeside Studios, Lakeside Michigan
1987-89  Staff Printer. Landfall Press, Chicago, IL
1983-87  Gallery Director. Stocksdale Gallery of Art, William Jewell College, Liberty, MO
1986  Printshop intern. Landfall Press, Chicago, IL

2013-14, 2017  Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Adjunct instructor, Lithography.
2006-15  Anchor Graphics, Chicago, Illinois. Workshops and lecture/demonstrations
1990-06  Anchor Graphics, Chicago, Illinois. Instructor, adult and children’s classes.
1997  Columbia College Chicago, Illinois. Instructor and Artist in Residence, Printmaking Area.
1996-00  School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. Instructor, Intermediate & Advanced Lithography
1996-00  School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Dept. of Continuing Studies, Illinois. Instructor, Intro to Printmaking.
1990-96  Anchor Graphics. Co-sponsored by the Marwen Foundation, Chicago, Illinois Instructor, Printmakingworkshops.
1984-87  Kansas City Art Institute, Printmaking Department, Kansas City, Missouri. Teaching assistant.

2014        Confluence/Undercurrents. Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL
2012        Industrial Reconstructions, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York
2011         Industrial Reconstructions, St. Mary’s College, Moreau Galleries, Notre Dame, Indiana
2010        Cogs and Wheels: Industrial Reconstructions, State College of Florida, Fine Art Gallery, Bradenton,  Florida
2009       Roadtrips and Shadowplay, Robert Morris University, State Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (catalog)
2008       Travel Stories / Shadowplay, Galeria AP, Facultad de Artes Plasticas, Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Mexico
2006       When Opposites Attract, Carthage College, Racine, Wisconsin
2007       Union/Opposition, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
2002       Parallax Error, mn gallery , Chicago, Illinois.
1986        Improvisations to the Lord,  Rockhurst College, Kansas City, Missouri.
1985        Marilyn Propp and David Jones, Barstow School, Kansas City, Missouri.

2014       Collaborations II. Printworks, Chicago.
2011        Second Annual Printmakers Exhibition, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, Indiana.
2010       Mano/Mundo/Corazón: Artists Interpret La Lotería, Center for Book and Paper, Chicago, Illinois.                                
                First Annual Printmakers Exhibition, Walnut Ink Gallery, Michigan City, Indiana.
2008       Fotowerk 2008, Flatfile Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
                Portfolio exchange, VCU, Southern Graphics Conference, Richmond, Virginia
2007       Goosetopia Environmental Art Project, The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, Illinois.
                Art in Perpetuity, Studio 18 Gallery, NYC, New York
2005       Balancing: David Jones and Anchor Graphics Prints, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, Wisconsin.
                Convergence of Factors, The Art Center Highland Park, Highland Park, IL. Invitational.
                The Culture of the Print, Beacon Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
2003       James D. Phelan Award in Printmaking Exhibit, Kala Institute, Berkeley, California. Honorable mention
                Multiple Personalities, Beacon Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
                Snapshots, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut. Mail Art Exhibition  
2001        Stray Show, mn gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
2000       First Work, Faculty Exhibit, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois.
                A Decade of Printmaking, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative. Belloc Lowndes Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois.
                Group Show, Expressions Graphics, Oak Park, Illinois.
                Snapshots, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland. Mail Art Exhibition
1987        BFA Student Exhibition, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
1980       Six Exhibitionists, Created Space, Bellingham, Washington. Pop-Up Exhibition

2013        Cill Rialaig, Ballinskellig, County Kerry, Ireland. Two-week residency
2007       Press Papier, Trois- Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. One-month residency
1999       The Roger Brown Estate, the School of the Art Institute, Chicago. New Buffalo, Michigan.Two-week residency
1997        Sabiedriska Organizacija "Grafikas Kamera," Riga, Latvia. Ten-day residency, guest artist/printer.
                Columbia College Chicago. Instructor and Artist in Residence, Printmaking Area

2015      Montana State University at Bozeman, lecture, critiques and demonstration
2014      Illinois Wesleyan University, Artist Lecture. Bloomington, IL
2011        Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia. Guest Lecturer/juror      
                University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. Visiting Artist/Master Printer, collaboration with Jeff Elrod, P.R.I.N.T.
2010       University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Visiting Artist, lectur/demos
                State College of Florida, Bradenton, Florida. Visiting Artist, lecture/demos
2009      New York Academy of Art, New York, New York. Visiting Artist/consultant
2008      Facultad de Artes Plasticas, Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Mexico. Visiting Artist, demos and 2-day workshop.
                University of Kentucky at Lexington, Kentucky. Visiting Artist, lecture/demos
2007       Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois. Visiting Artist, lecture
                Cranbrook Academy of Art,  Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Visiting Artist, lecture and demos
                 State University of New York at Fredonia, New York. Visiting Artist, demonstration and presentation w/ poet Vincent Quatroche.
2003      State University of New York at Buffalo, New York. Guest lecturer & artist
2000      Printmaking Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Visiting Artist
1999       Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia. Guest lecturer.

2014        Contemporary American Print Makers, Jan. 2015 by E. Ashley Rooney and Stephanie Standish, Essay, "Introduction," pp. 10, 11
2013        California Society of Printmakers: One Hundred Years 1913-2013, edited byMarylySnow & Sylvia Solochek Walters.  Essay, “From Here to the Future,” pp. 125-1 29
                 The Almost Metal Collective. Catalog essay. A+D Gallery, Columbia College Chicago
2012        Selections from the PrintZero Studios, Exchange #8. Catalog Essay. Chicago, Illinois
1999         The Con of the Giclee, Chicago Artists News, article, Chicago, Illinois

2013        The Almost Metal Collective. A+D Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Illinois
2012        Selections from the PrintZero Studios,Exchange #8. Chicago, Illinois

2013        Southern Graphics Council International Print Milwaukee Host Award: Prin:Maker
2008       Columbia College Chicago Faculty/Staff Project Completion Grant
2003      Chicago Community Assistance Grant- Art project completion Grant
1997        Chicago Artists International Program Grant. Travel to Riga, Latvia,
1985        Kansas City Art Institute. Thomas Hart Benton Scholarship,
1978        Vancouver School of Art. Work scholarship (teacher assistant),
1977        Banff Centre for the Arts. Full scholarship, summer workshop.

2011        Student Exhibition, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia
2007       MUSIC AS MUSE, Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Brookdale County College ofMonmouth, Lincroft, New Jersey
2002       1st LUC Print Biennial, Loyola University Chicago, Illinois
2000       Americas 2000, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota
1994        ARC National Print Show, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois          

2015      Sphere, SGCInternational Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee, Assisted with mentoring sessions. In Remembrance, presentation
2014      International Forum and Opening Ceremonies, Guanlan Printmaking Base and China Printmaking Museum, Shenzhen, China. Forum Participant and invited dignitary.
2012       Navigating Currents, SGCInternational Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. “Riding the Crest of Current Trends”, Panel  participant: Master Printers. Volunteered to serve as mentor.
                Pressing Prints Pressing Palms, The Entrepreneurial Printmaker. The Mid-America Print Council. Panel Moderator.
2011        Equilibrium, The 2011 SGC International Conference, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
2010       Mark/Remarque, SGC International Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2009      Global Implications, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Columbia College Chicago, Illinois. Conference Coordinator
2008      Command P, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Virginia, Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. Gum transfer demonstration
2007      Points, Plots & Ploys, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri. “What is the Point of Teaching Printmaking in a Community Setting,” Panel Chair.
2006      Mid America Print Conference, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
1998       A Celebration of the Print, Southern Graphics Council Conference, Athens, Ohio “Imprint Upon the Community: Artists Working with Kids” Panel participant.
1985       Fifth Biennial Printmaking Symposium, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.

2013       The Mid America Print Council Journal, Vol. 21, Nos. 1 & 2, 2013. “Marking the Travel of the Press: Interview with David Jones, by Phyllis McGibbon
2011        http://sixtyinchesfromcenter.org/archive/?p=10000
2009      Roadtrips & Shadowplay: Marilyn Propp and David Jones. 32-page color catalog with essay by Debora Wood, Senior Curator, Mary and Leigh Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
2006       Chicago Tribune, “Dropping Anchor at Columbia,” by Jeff Huebner, June 25, 2006
                Demo 3, “The Fine Print. Columbia’s new partnership with Anchor Graphics honors the collaborative, experimental nature of both the college and the printmaking workshop” by Ann Weins. Summer 2006, pp. 24-28
                http://badatsports.com/2006/episode-31-david-jones-shannon-stratton-and-more/, 2006
2005       http://www2.uwrf.edu/static/communications/2005/0509/0916058.htm, 2005
2004       http://www.worldprintmakers.com/english/anchor/intrview.htm. 2004
2003       Afterimage, “Almost Lost in Light and Motion,” by Janina Ciezadlo, 2003, 18. Critical review
2000       Chicago Artists' News, A Publication of the Chicago Artists' Coalition, "A Closer Look,"Interview with David Jones by Jeff Helgeson, April 2000, 4 & 5
1998        Dialogue, "Small Presses Leave Their Mark on Chicago," by Maria Jose' Barandiaran, May/June 1998  
                 Art Beat, hosted by Victoria Lautman, which aired on WTTW-TV Channel 11 in 1998
1996        Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago 1935-1995, by Mark Pascale, James Yood, and David Mickenberg. Mary and Leigh Block Gallery Northwestern University, 1996, 50 & 51
                Chicago Tribune, "Anchor Shows Printmaking Process as Well as Product," Gallery scene, by Barbara B. Buchholz, June 7, 1996, section 7
1995        Printmaking in America: Collaborative Prints and Presses, 1960-1990, by Trudy V. Hansen, David Mickenberg, et al. New York: Harry Abrams, Inc, in Association with Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University 1995, 107 & 109
1993        The New Art Examiner, "On View Chicago," by Kristen Brooke Schleifer, September 1993, 27, 28
1992        KCAI Profile, "KCAI Alumnus Expands Printmaking Opportunities for Chicago Artists," 1992, 4
                The Christian Science Monitor, "Business Lends a Hand to the Arts," by ElizabethLevitan Spaid. March 12, 1992, Vol. 84, No. 74
                Business Volunteers for the Arts/Chicago, 1992 Annual Report
1991        Chicago Tribune, "Gallery Scene," by David McCracken, Nov. 15, 1991
1990       The Chronicle of Philanthropy, "Limited-Edition Print Helps Set Up Studio for Young Artists," Aug. 7, 1990, 23

2014-16   SGCInternational, Inc. President.
2012-14   SGCInternational, Inc. Member at Large.
2010-12   SGCInternational, Inc. Treasurer.
2008-10   Southern Graphics Educational Organization. Vice-President of Outreach.
2008-09  SGC Conference Coordinator, "Global Implications," Columbia College Chicago, IL
2000-      Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Advisory Board Member.