Alan and Xavier Jones's Art Exhibit

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Program Type:

Exhibition

Age Group:

Adults

Program Description

Event Details

Check out our August exhibit! Local artists, Alan M. Jones and his son, Xavier M. Jones, will display their paintings in the Burlington Branch meeting room for the month of August. Alan Jones is a local artist who paints under the pseudonym “Theophilus.” Alan Jones is a former Pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church in Clinton, Tennessee, Art Director at the Literacy Imperative Center in Knoxville, TN, and has also worked as Research Associate with the Community Partnership Center of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN. Alan is also an accomplished freelance artist. His paintings reflect Black heritage, social statement, and biblical themes in an effort to strengthen his community. Blacks in The Bible and Urban Inner Visions are two projects he continues to explore. He has completed Church Murals, community murals and portraits as well. He also designed the new Black Cultural Center Brick Frieze and the tile floor for the University of Tennessee.

Accessibility

For ADA accommodations, call (865) 215-8703 or send request to director@knoxlib.org 72 hours in advance of program.