Jimi Jones
Jimi Jones is a long time resident of Cincinnati and one of the founding members of the Neo-Ancestralists, a collaborative of African American artists formed in 1990. As a member of that creative endeavor, he has been featured in exhibitions at the Arts Consortium of Cincinnati (1995), the Contemporary Arts Center (1988, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2007), the Weston Art Gallery (1997, 2008), and Shot Tower Gallery (Columbus, Ohio, 2003).
As a soloartist, he has exhibited his work at a number of Cincinnati-area venues including the Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Closson’s Art Gallery, the Arts Consortium of Cincinnati, the Mockbee, and Suzanna Terrill Gallery as well as the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center in Wilberforce, Ohio He retired from Procter & Gamble in 2007 after 27 years as art director and manager of displays. Jones currently devotes himself to his artistic pursuits at his studio in the Carl Solway Gallery Building.
website: www.jimijonesart.com email: jaj0421@zoomtown.com
Martyrs 2008 -  6’ x 12’ Oil and Acrylic on canvas
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