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New Paintings by

T THE CARIBBEAN MUSEUM CENTER FOR THE ART PRESENTS

 

RHYTHMS, RITUALS and all that Jazz

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Paintings by

John Obafemi Jones

January 14 thru February  14th 2016

Opening reception 5 -8pm

The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts

Phone: 340-772-2622

www.cmcarts.org

Email: cmcarts@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Obafemi Jones

“Fire Down There”2015

Acrylic, oil sticks, enamel and collage on canvas 40" x 60"

 

“Fire Down There: Uncompromising Expressions

of Sounds and Color”

 

The next solo exhibition of new paintings by prolific St. Croix artist John Obafemi Jones is not to be missed. “Fire Down There: Uncompromising Expressions of Sounds and Color,” opens on March 5 with a reception from 5-8 p.m. at Walsh Metal Works Gallery. 

 

According to Jones, his artistic excursions are firmly rooted in a desire to make his painting as ethereal as music and dance. The exhibition will be an especially unique exploration of the dynamic relationships between the various genres of the three art forms.

 

Through experimentation with materials and techniques Jones achieves what he calls “Visual Music.” It is within this context the artist integrates Afro-Atlantic culture, and his love for the music and the history of jazz into an innovative visual language.  It will be a treasured opportunity for exhibit goers to meet and interpret for themselves the many meanings of “The Fire Down There.”

 

WHERE:

 

The exhibit will run through March 28th, at Walsh Metal Works, 6214 Estate Peter’s Rest, St. Croix, 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday, or by appointment by calling 340-332-2504 or email WalshMetalWorks@gmail.com

 

DON'T MISS

JOHN OBAFEMI JONES's

" FIRE DOWN THERE"

MARCH 5th 2015

Coming December 11th 2014

Coming November 14th 2014

 
"TEXTURES" 
New Art Exhibit presenting works by 
John Obafemi Jones
and five other accomplished local artists
 join us for the opening Nov. 14 at 5pm.
Information: Hanne Rasmussen 340-513-3558
tophat0055@gmail.com Facebook and www.artattophat.com
ART @ TOP HAT 52 Company St. Christiansted
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A long time resident of St. Croix John Obafemi Jones produces art that engages the mind and touches the soul. His work can be found in private, public and universities collections. Commissions include the Caribbean Community Theater, the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce as well as numerous private collectors. For this exhibit Jones created a series of collages that deconstruct historical and current images.

 
"Couple's art draws from a life filled with love and art St. Croix couple's paintings and fabric art draw on cultural inspirations" 
 
St. Croix artists discuss their work

Video:
Husband-and-wife artists John Obafemi Jones and Yemaya Jones, have created art in their adopted home of St. Croix for 35 years. Their work is on exhibit through Aug. 29 at the Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery.
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/videonetwork/2584248947001/St-Croix-artists-discuss-their-work

Textile Works by Yemaya and Paintings by John Jones

Montgomery | Montgomery County

Jul 3-Aug 30, 2013

by 11 people

This exhibit features works by U.S. Virgin Island artists Yemaya and John Jones. Textile artist Yemaya, creates hand dyed fabrics through a process called Itajime and transforms them into wearable art. Artist John Jones creates his paintings using vibrant colors and imagery, paying tribute to the beauty and culture that can be found throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands.

LOCATION:
Rosa Parks Museum and Children's Wing
220 Montgomery St.
Montgomery, AL 36104

CONTACT:
Viola Moten
334-241-8701
vmoten@troy.edu
WEBSITE URL: www.troy.edu
ADMISSION:
Free

 

St. Croix artists discuss their work

 

Couple's art draws from a life filled with love and art

 

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