EDUCATION

 

Master of Fine Arts, Painting + Drawing, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2022

 

Master of Arts Administration, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2022

 

Graduate Certificate, Visual Arts Management, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2021

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art and Psychology, Minor: Art History, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2016

 

Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts, Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, FL, 2013

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: INSTRUCTOR OF RECORD

 

Painting: Alternative, Digital, Temporal Modes, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, Fall 2020

Introduction to alternative painting and drawing media and modes. Students learned an array of flexible and expressive possibilities opening new dynamic, creative directions. Integration of evolving new media platforms and artistic self-expression. Students used art-making strategies in various forms, including mixed media, experimental art materials, installation, creating and manipulating images in digital formats, and time-based media.
 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: TEACHING ASSISTANT

 

Painting, Color, Form, Context, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, Spring 2020

Introduction to painting on a two-dimensional surface using wet and dry color media. Explored recent developments in realism and abstraction, structure and composition, color, flat pattern, modeling and light, paint handling, and texture. Media may include oil paint, acrylic paint, watercolor, airbrush, pen, ink, paper, canvas, panel, or other surfaces.

 

Painting: Alternative, Digital Temporal Modes, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, Fall 2019

Introduction to alternative painting and drawing media and modes. Students learned an array of flexible and expressive possibilities opening new dynamic, creative directions. Integration of evolving new media platforms and artistic self-expression. Students used art-making strategies in various forms, including mixed media, experimental art materials, installation, creating and manipulating images in digital formats, and time-based media.

 

OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Prevention Specialist: Art, Directions For Youth and Families, Columbus, Ohio, 2017 - 2019

  • Developed curriculum and instructed visual arts classes for DFYF’s after-school program, ages ranged from 8 - 17 years of age.

  • Established boundaries for inner-city at-risk youth, including positive and negative behavioral responses.

  • Assisted in maintaining accurate program records, including daily attendance, logbook documentation, and incident reports.

 

Visual Arts Instructor, Thomasville Center for the Arts, Thomasville, Georgia, 2017

  • Instructed visual arts classes for TCA's summer camps.

  • Designed comprehensive lesson plans for students age 5 - 17 involving mixed media art projects.

  • Certified in Darkness to Light prevention training.

 

Visiting Visual Arts Instructor, Scholars Academy, Thomasville, Georgia, 2017

  • Instructed middle and high school students weekly at Scholars Academy in experimental drawing and painting techniques.

 

Studio Assistant, Pyramid Studios, Tallahassee, Florida, 2015

  • Guided adults with developmental disabilities through activities developed for art therapy.

  • Implemented projects that utilized a full range of visual arts, which catered to each student’s level of ability.

 

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Finalist Award, Circle Quarterly Art Review, Circle Foundation for the Arts, 2020

  • Third Place, Nature, Art Room Contemporary Online Gallery, 2020

  • Honorable Mention, CFA Artist of the Year Competition, Circle Foundation for the Arts, 2020

  • Most Innovative Use of Material Award, Ohio Paint | Print | Photo, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio, 2019

  • Scholarship Project Winner, The Steadman Foundation, 2019

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2019 - 2022

  • Graduate Recruitment Scholarship, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2019 - 2022

  • Honorable Mention, Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine, Circle Foundation for the Arts, 2019

  • Finalist Award, CFA Artist of the Year Competition, Circle Foundation for the Arts, 2019

  • Greater Columbus Arts Council Resource Grant, Columbus, Ohio, 2018

  • First Place, Emerging Artist, Accessible Expressions Ohio 2018, Columbus, Ohio

  • First Place, Creative Tallahassee, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida, 2017

  • Honorable Mention, COCA’s 30 Under 30, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida, 2015

  • Experiential Learning Certificate, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2015

  • Honorable Mention, Photofest, Artport Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida, 2012

  • New York City Field Study Scholarship, Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, Florida, Spring 2012

  • Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, 2011 - 2016

  • Honorable Mention, Photofest, Artport Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida, 2011

  • Scholarship Winner, Mahaska Whitley Portfolio Competition, Lemoyne Center for Visual Arts, Tallahassee, Florida, 2011

  • Honorable Mention in Art, Best and Brightest Scholarship, Tallahassee, Florida, 2011

  • Award of Excellence, The Florida Art Education Association, 2010

  • Mayor's Award, Winter Festival Art Exhibition, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida, 2009

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019    Self-Reflection, City Center Gallery, Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio

            Todd Jones, Athens Uncorked, Athens, Ohio

            Todd Jones, First Commonwealth, Columbus, Ohio

2018    Introspection, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Ohio

2016    Artist Collective: Todd Jones, Grassroots, Thomasville, Georgia

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2020    Nature, Art Room Contemporary Online Gallery

            Bissextile, Weld House, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

            Precipice, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

2019    Small Works Exhibition, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

            Twist-Ties, Weld House, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

            Majestic National, Majestic Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio

            Ohio Paint | Print | Photo, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio

            Home, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

            Wild Art Columbus, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Ohio

2018    The Imploring Surface, The Stella Elkins Tyler Galleries, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            Wild Art Columbus, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Ohio

            20th Annual Spring Open Exhibition, Pump House Center for the Arts, Chillicothe, Ohio

            Accessible Expressions Ohio 2018 (Traveling Exhibition)

2017    Small Works Exhibition, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

            Thumb Box, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, Ohio

            Majestic National, Majestic Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio

            Grow Up, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Ohio
            Fall Juried Exhibition, Carnegie Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

            Tallahassee International, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, Florida

            Due South, Studio 209, Thomasville, Georgia

            Creative Tallahassee, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

2016    Synthesis, Working Method Contemporary Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            Made In Florida (BFA Thesis Show), Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, Florida

            Photofest, Artport Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            Chromotherapy, Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            28th Art in Gadsden: Regional Exhibition of Fine Art, Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, Quincy, Florida

            A Certain Lack Of Composure, FSU's Oglesby Union Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            Creative Tallahassee, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            PAINT, Working Method Contemporary Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

2015    And Then There Was, Phyllis Strauss Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            COCA’s 30 Under 30, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            A Series Of Aqueous Events, William Johnston Building Gallery FSU, Tallahassee, Florida

2014    INTERMISSION: Art MFA and BFA Exhibition, Phyllis Strauss Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            You Are Here, The Plant, Tallahassee, Florida

2013    Creative Tallahassee, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

2012    Photofest, Artport Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit, Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

2011    Photofest, Artport Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            Art and Addiction, Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

            24th Annual Mahaska Whitley Portfolio Competition, Lemoyne Center for Visual Arts, Tallahassee, Florida

2010    23rd Annual Mahaska Whitley Portfolio Competition, Lemoyne Center for Visual Arts, Tallahassee, Florida

2009    Winter Festival Art Exhibition, City Hall Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • PIKCHUR Magazine, issue 8, P 134-136. 2020

  • “Interview with Todd Jones May 2020 Resident.” Mineral House Media, mineralhousemedia.com

  • Art Hole Magazine, P 9-10. June 2020

  • “Artist Todd Jones.” Erika Hess, I Like Your Work, February 14, 2020

  • Under The Bridge, Painting, P 31. Winter 2020

  • Interview, Art Reveal Magazine, issue 51, P 38-43. December 2019,

  • Create! Magazine, issue 18, Art Miami Edition, P 146-147. 2019

  • “Three Dimensional Forms Inspired By Natural Elements by Todd Jones.” Create! Magazine, November 20, 2019

  • “Artist Puts His Creative Journey on Display at Urban Arts Space.” The Lantern, August 30, 2019

  • “Meet Todd Jones.” Interview, Voyage Magazine, VoyageMIA, August 15, 2019

  • Contemporary Badass Magazine, P 13. July 2019

  • Interview, CreativPaper Magazine Issue 14 vol. 3, P 36-39. June 2019,

  • “Featured Artist - Todd Jones.” Artist Portfolio Magazine, June 11, 2019

  • A5 Magazine Issue 23, P 9-10. February 2019

  • Average Art Issue 30, P 15-16. January 2019

  • CreativPaper Magazine Issue 11, P 44-47. September 2018

  • Circle Foundation For The Arts. Spotlight Magazine Issue 7, P 35. June 2018

  • Average Art Issue 21, P 9-10. April 2018

  • CreativPaper Magazine Issue 6, P 41-45. October 2017

  • Contemporary Art Curator Magazine, September 2, 2017.

  • Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts. The 32nd Annual Tallahassee International 2017 Juried Competition, P 13. August 2017

  • The Open Studio Press. Studio Visit Magazine vol. 37, P 92. July 2017,

  • Florida State University. Six Magazine vol. 7, P 8-9. April 2017

  • Florida State University. The Kudzu Review, Cover, P 5, 54. November 2016

  • Clear Creek Press. Made In Florida, P 6-7. November 2016,

  • COCA Connection: Photofest 2016. Interview by Jade Bulecza. ABC 27 WTXL. November 17, 2016.

COMMISSIONS

  • Gravity Uplifts, partnership with Gravity and Create Columbus Commission, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Ohio, 2020

  • Mural, Ohio Avenue Youth Center, Directions for Youth and Families, Columbus, Ohio, 2019

  • Joseluis Guajardo, Columbus, Ohio, 2019

  • Maria Del Risco, Miami, Florida, 2017

  • Ashley Ivey-Jackson, Thomasville, Georgia, 2017

  • Lorraine Meynell, Sullivan, Maine, 2019

 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Breaking Ground, co-curated by Hannah Guerin, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH, 2020

  • Bissextile, Weld House, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2020

  • Precipice, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2020

  • H.C. Martin, Historical Figures and Cultural Masters, Thomasville Center for the Arts, Thomasville, Georgia, 2016

 

 

LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, AND CRITIQUES

  • First Year Artist Lecture, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, Fall 2019

  • Artist Lecture, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Ohio, 2018

  • Undergraduate Critique, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, New York, Spring 2018

  • Artist Lecture, Scholars Academy, Thomasville, Georgia, 2017

 
 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

  • COVID-19 Artist Residency Project, crisisresidency.org, May - December 2020

  • Mineral House Media Digital Residency, May 2020

  • Summer Painting and Sculpture Intensive, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 2018

  • Artist Teaching Residency, Studio 209, Thomasville, Georgia, January - June 2017

  • Summer Seminar, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, June 2009

 
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Mentor, Painting + Drawing Undergraduate Mentorship Program, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2019 - Present

  • Mentored Painting + Drawing BFA students through studio visits and assisted with professional practice.

 

Woodshop Monitor, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2019 - 2020

  • Monitored and enforced studio safety rules.

  • Preformed studio maintenance and assisted students with projects in the Woodshop.
     

Gallery Assistant, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Ohio, 2018 - 2019

  • Assisted in coordinating monthly gallery shows, including hanging, sales, marketing, and artist communication.

  • Handled incoming works of art and prepared gallery walls for exhibitions.

  • Helped with the development of marketing strategies for annual fundraisers, membership drives, gallery nights, and special events.

  • Performed general administrative duties and day-to-day gallery operations.

 

Exhibition Intern, Thomasville Center for the Arts, Thomasville, Georgia, 2016

  • Curated and installed the 2016 H.C. Martin exhibition at TCA’s main gallery.

  • Designed exhibition materials such as an exhibition board, rack cards, flyers, and artwork labels.

  • Collaborated with the Boy’s and Girl’s Club on art projects that gave back to the community. 

 

Graphic Designer, Cuneo Creative Consultants, Tallahassee, Florida, 2010 - 2014

  • Created forms of company branding consisting of: logo designs, business cards, flyers/handouts, website design, and product/package design.

  • Maintained website maintenance for clients and the company.

  • Served as one of the companies’ photographers and produced high-quality edited images for clients.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Circle Foundation For The Arts, Lyon, France, 2020 - Present    

  • Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, Ohio, 2018 - Present   

  • ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, 2017 - Present    

  • Ohio Art League, Columbus, Ohio, 2017 - Present         

  • Thomasville Artist Collective, Thomasville, Georgia, 2016

  • Art Student League, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2015 - 2016  

  • Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 2015 - 2017       

  • Council On Culture & Arts (COCA), Tallahassee, Florida, 2011 - 2017   

 

 

 

 

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