b. 1988, Wiscasset, ME
Lives and works in Philadelphia
sambernardjones@gmail.com
 

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Education
2017 M.F.A Painting, PAFA,
         Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2012 B.A Art History, University of Southern
         Maine, cum laude

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Lost at the Dollar General, NoBa Art
         Space (hosted by AUTOMAT), Bala
         Cynwyd, PA

         Get it while it's cheap #5, Marginal
         Utility, Philadelphia, PA

         Playbook, On Stellar Rays,
         New York, NY (curated by Josephine
         Halvorson and Didier William)

         Annual National Juried Show, Prince
         Street Gallery, New York, NY (juried by
         Stuart Shils)

         Wet Paint, Workhouse Art
         Center, Lorton, Virginia (juried by Harry
         Cooper)

         Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA Museum, 
         Philadelphia, PA
         
         Way of Light, FMC Building, Philadelphia,
         PA
         
2016 Wars, and Rumors of Wars, PAFA, Gallery
         128, Philadelphia, PA
         
         FAME
, PAFA Museum, Alumni Gallery,
         Philadelphia, PA (juried by Erica Battle)
         
         Bodies, Tyler School of Art, Stella Elkins
         Tyler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Art in a Truck!, Local Muscle Art Truck,
         Portland, ME

2013 Sam Jones, Liz Mortati, and Alicia
         Etheridge
, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, ME

2012 Free For All, SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME
         
Publications
2017 New American Paintings Northeast Edition
         #128 (juried by Laura Phipps)

Writing on work
2017 "Exceptional summer shows at local
          galleries..," Published in The Philadelphia
          Inquirer, July 27, 2017 by Edith Newhall

         "Editor's Pick: Noteworthy Selection,"
          
Published in New American Paintings
          #128, February 2017 by Steven Zevitas

         "Interview: Sam Jones," Published on
          http://www.young-space.com, March 2,
          2017 by Kate Mothes
         
Collections
The Horseman Collection of American Art, 
St. Louis, MO

Community Counseling Center, Portland, ME,
Collaborative Mural

Panels/Lectures
2016 "Life Beyond the Studio," Interviewed
          Mark Thomas Gibson, PAFA

          "1st Year Experiences, Career Services,
           Interviewed Sarah McEneaney, PAFA

Professional Experience

2016/17 Visiting Artist Lecture Series
             Coordinator, PAFA

2016 Teaching Assistant, PAFA, 
         (course: Advanced Painting)

2012 Internship, Assistant to Executive Director,
         Mayo Street Arts, Portland, ME

Awards
2017 The Horseman Collection Purchase Prize,
         PAFA

2015 Artistic Merit Scholarship, PAFA

2011 Excellence and Artistic Growth in Art
        History, University of Southern Maine