Art Reception for Alan and Xavier Jones

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Come visit the Burlington Branch Library for the art reception of Alan M. Jones and his son, Xavier M. Jones, whose paintings will be displayed in the meeting room for the month of August. Alan Jones is a local artist who paints under the pseudonym “Theophilus.” He 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 completed the design for the new Black Cultural Center Brick Frieze and the tile floor for the University of Tennessee.


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