ERIK JONES WAS BORN IN 1982 IN ST. PETERSBURG FLORIDA.
Erik Jones received a bachelor’s degree from Ringling College of Art and Design in 2007. Focusing on contemporary figure painting as well abstract for and space art.
His work is vibrant and colorful, expressing a heightened sense of realism captured in his female subjects, juxtaposed with sporadic mark making and non-representational forms that could be said to mimic geometric high-end fashion. This effect is achieved by using multiple mediums such as watercolor, colored pencil, acrylic, water-soluble wax pastel and water-soluble oil on paper.
He gradually made his way to Brooklyn, New York, in 2009, where he now resides. Erik now focuses on painting primarily for, but not limited to, galleries.