Beaudry Gallery

1425 Dragon Street

Dallas, TX 75207

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Monday-Friday 10-6

Saturday 12-4

Polly Jones

b.1960 Texas

 

Education

1982  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Abilene Christian University

1983   Teaching Assistantship and Graduate studies, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017 

Small Dramas, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

2015 

On the Table, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

2004 

Recent Paintings, Freed-Hardeman University Art Gallery, Henderson, TN

2000 

New Paintings, Union University Art Gallery, Jackson, TN 

1999 

Recent Paintings, Freed-Hardeman University Art Gallery, Henderson, TN

1998 

Paintings by Polly Jones, West Tennessee Regional Art Center, Humboldt, TN

1990 

Artist of the Month, Knoxville Arts Council, Knoxville, TN

 

Group Exhibitions

2019

Full Tilt Tea Party, Breed Gallery, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

Center for Contemporary Art National Juried Competition, juror James Surls, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

2018 

Wicked Summer, Group Show, Beaudry Gallery, Dallas, TX

Stylized Realism, Group Show, Beaudry Gallery, Dallas,TX

Spring and Winter Show, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

Storybook Attic Exhibit, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

Stars of Texas Juried Art Exhibit, Honorable Mention, Brownwood, TX

2017 

Spring and Winter Show, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX 

2016  

Spring and Winter Show, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX 

Stars of Texas, Juried Art Exhibit, Brownwood, TX

2015 

Stars of Texas, Juried Art Exhibit, Brownwood, TX

Spring and Winter Show, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

2014

BCAA Annual Exhibit, The ACU Downtown Gallery, 3rd place 2d, Abilene, TX

Stars of Texas, Juried Art Exhibit, Honorable Mention, Brownwood, TX

2013 

BCAA Annual Exhibit, The ACU Downtown Gallery, 2nd place 2d, Abilene, TX

Terra Incognita, The ACU Downtown Gallery, Abilene, TX

2012 

The Assistance League Show, Houston, TX

BCAA Annual Exhibit, The ACU Downtown Gallery, honorable mention, Abilene, TX

Group Show, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

2011 

Stars of Texas, Juried Art Exhibit, Honorable Mention, Brownwood, TX

2010  

BCAA Annual Exhibit, The ACU Downtown Gallery, 3rd place, Abilene, TX

Group Show, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

Three Person Show, River Oaks Gallery, Abilene, TX

Texas National, Juror Judy Pffaf, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX

2009 

Group Show, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

2008 

Palimpsest, Work by Robert Green, Kenny Jones and Polly Jones, ACU Downtown Art Gallery, Abilene, TX

2007 

Group Show, The Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX

2006 

Stars of Texas, Juried Art Exhibit, Honorable Mention, Brownwood, TX

2005 

The Plains Art Association 45th Annual Spring Show, First Place, Plainview, TX

BCAA Annual Exhibit, Cockrell Art Gallery, honorable mention, Abilene, TX

Art by Kenny and Polly Jones, Laissez Faire Art Gallery, Columbia, TN

33rd Exhibition South, Tennessee Valley Art Center, Tuscumbia, AL

2004 

5th Annual Renaissance Regional Art Exhibit, The Renaissance Center, Dickson, TN

2001 

One Festival Invitational Art Exhibition, Memphis, TN

1999 

27th Exhibition South, Tennessee Valley Art Center, Tuscumbia AL

1998 

Visiting Artists Exhibit, Itawamba Community College, Fulton, MS

Visiting Artist Exhibit, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN

1997 

25th Exhibition South, honorable mention, Tennessee Valley Art Center, Tuscumbia, AL

1993 

Lubbock Arts Alliance Exhibition, Lubbock Arts Festival, Lubbock, TX

1991 

Paintings and Mixed media by Kenny and Polly Jones, Shore Gallery, Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX

1990

Dogwood Area Art Show, Knoxville, TN

1989 

Covering Ourselves in Peace, Candy Factory, Knoxville, TN

Dogwood Area Art Show, Best of Show Award, Knoxville, TN

1986 

Three-Woman Art Show, Church of the Ascension Parish Hall, Knoxville, TN

New Members Art Exhibition, The Art Market, Knoxville, TN

Commissioned Mural for Cathedralization Celebration, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Knoxville, TN

 

Publications

2018 

Create Magazine interview

2017 

Moo Blog

2011

Winter Issue of Studio Magazine

2011 

Abilene Reporter News