Dan Jones Studio

About the Artist

Dan Jones was born and raised in Fargo, ND.

After viewing the Picasso retrospective at the

Walker Art Center in 1980, he was compelled

to consider a career in art and enrolled at North

Dakota State University. His educational

journey took him to the University of

Minnesota and finally back to NDSU where he

studied art history, researched Old Masters

painting techniques and met his future wife,

Julia. Dan and Julia traveled the western and

southwestern United States before settling

down in the Minneapolis, MN area where he

continued to be involved in the wholesale and

retail art business. After the birth of his fourth

child, Jones and his family returned to Fargo in

1992, continued in the retail art business and

was involved in the arts community, eventually

devoting his time exclusively to his craft. Jones

is best known for panoramic oil paintings. Bold

and sweeping brush strokes accented by

rhythmic patterns of color to create highly

atmospheric and expressive visual statements.

Many collectors find his regional subject matter

evokes emotions of places remembered; the

pristine and quiet atmosphere of the northern

plains. Works by Jones are found in corporate,

museum and private collections throughout the

United States and Europe.

Artist Dan Jones