About Sam and his art…
Sam Jones IV works predominantly in mixed-media, most recently combining
wood, gold and resin to create multi-dimensional engravings. Influenced by line
and composition from an early age, he has worked for years to refine his visual and
conceptual vocabulary through his focus on the intersection between light, depth and
Jones has studied art at Sam Houston State University, the University of Houston, The
Glassell Studio School and life drawing at the Austin Visual Arts Association. He has
shown in Santa Fe, NM at McLarry Modern Gallery, at Kirchman Gallery in Texas and
Lovetts Gallery in Tulsa, OK.
Jones’s work can be found in myriad of public and private art collections both in the
United States and abroad. He currently lives and works in Cotter, Arkansas.
Exhibitions, Awards and Media
July 2016 – People’s Choice Award, State Street Art Fair, Ann Arbor, MI.
February 2014 – Award For Mixed Media, Coconut Grove Art Festival, Miami, FL.
September 2013 – Exhibition and Show at Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, OK.
May 2013 – River Valley Journal of Art, Feature.
April 2013 – Featured Artist, Art in the Square, Southlake, TX.
January 2013 – The Wall Magazine, Feature.
September 2012 – Schliemann Center for Women’s Health Education’s – Featured Artist
for Annual Art Fundraiser.
June 2011 – Featured on WLKY Morning News, Louisville, KY.
May 2011 – Featured on NBC Morning News, Kansas City, MO.
April 2011 – Selected Jury Member for US Congressional Art Show.
April 2011 – NEA Clinic Charitable Foundation – Featured Artist for Annual Art Slam
Event and Fundraiser.
December 2010 – Selected Juror, North East Arkansas Annual Art League Show.
June 2010 – The Jonesboro Sun, Business Section – Featured Artist and Gallery.
May 2010 – Occasions Magazine, Cover and Feature. Jonesboro, AR.
April 2010 – Occasions Magazine, Gallery O Featured Artist. Jonesboro, AR.
February 2010 – Seton Williamson Foundation – Featured Artist for Annual Gala and
November 2009 – Insite Magazine, Interview by Jo Anna Ordonez. Feature Sam Jones
Spring 2009 – Kirchman Gallery | contemporary fine art, Featured the work of Sam
Jones IV. Johnson City, TX.
January 2009 – Flat Creek Estates Winery, Licensed two of the “Dancers in the Wine”
series for wine labels. Austin, TX.
December 2008 – Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival “Barrels Across Texas”,
selected as one of 25 celebrity / artist to create and paint a wine barrel for charity.
July 2008 – Art Business News, Featured Emerging Artist. Feature Sam Jones IV,
June 22nd – July 20th, 2008 – Austin Visual Arts Association. Selected Work for
June 2008 – Eight Originals from “Dancers in the Wine” series purchased by Flat Creek
October 12, 2007 – Houstonist.com, by Monica Danna. Interview: Sam Jones IV, Mixed
Media Artist/Painter . Houston, Tx.
Featured artist 2006 World Salsa Championships. Las Vegas, NV.
World Poker Tour 2006 Commission. Las Vegas, NV.
Texas Challenge Ballroom Dance Competition, Licensed “Tango” for all marketing
materials. Houston, TX. 2006-ongoing..
Selected for 2006 “Working Artist” program. San Antonio, TX.
Member Arkansas Arts Council
Member Portrait Society of America