Friday, October 13, 2017

Eighth Annual Pumpkin Painting Giveaway Polly Jones

The pumpkin painting lineup for 2017
Hey everybody! It's my 8th annual pumpkinpainting giveaway!

Here's how it works. 1. Follow me on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/pollyjonesart/ or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pollyjonesart/  2. Sign up for my newsletter (if you haven't already) by clicking the link: http://pollyjonesart.com/newsletter-signup  3. Comment on this post by saying which is your favorite painting in this picture.

If you are not on Instagram or Facebook but have signed up for emails of my blog, then just email me at pollyjonesart@gmail.com in order to enter.

On Sunday afternoon I'll draw a winner. You get to choose your favorite pumpkin painting still available in my Etsy store. Free shipping is included and I'm happy to ship internationally so don't be shy about entering.

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Opening Reception for Small Dramas by Polly Jones

I hope to see you at The Center for Contemporary Art tonight here in Abilene! The address is 220 Cypress Street. A large group exhibit is having an opening as well. It's come and go 5:30-7:00.

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Small Dramas Exhibit Part 2 original art by Polly Jones

Highball Iris, 12"x12"mixed media painting by Polly Jones

A Table for Van Gogh's Chair, 36"x36" mixed media painting by Polly Jones
Bouquet for Remembrance, 24"x18" mixed media painting by Polly Jones
Bouquet for Scientists, 24"x24" mixed media painting by Polly Jones
Gathering, 16"x20" mixed media painting by Polly Jones
Stolen Fish, 24"x18"mixed media painting by Polly Jones
The Doubleness has Given Rise 24"x24" mixed media painting by Polly Jones
Paterson, 12"x12" mixed media painting by Polly Jones
Waldo, 18"x10" mixed media painting by Polly Jones

Today I'm sharing part 2 of paintings included in my "Small Dramas" exhibit at The Center for Contemporary Art. Please come down this Tuesday, October 3 from 5:30-7:00. My work is in Gallery 4 and will have a joint reception with the  group exhibit of Center artist members, "Open Air Waves," in the Jane Breed Gallery. There is also a photography exhibit and an amazing art quilt show going on.

Hope to see you there!







Friday, September 22, 2017

Work for "Small Dramas" art exhibit Part 1

Pear Pattern, 12"x12" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones
Clementines and Limes, 14"x11" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones


Phoenix Tray, 16"x12" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones

Stargazers, 16"x12" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones

The Yellow One 12"x12" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones
Today I take 19 paintings of all sizes up to The Center for Contemporary Art here in Abilene for a show I'm having in Gallery 4. Here are a few paintings that will be up and I'll share the rest later with more information on the opening which will be on October 3rd, a Tuesday evening.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Work at Anne Irwin Fine Art

Bouquet with Lambs Ear, 14" by 11" mixed media acrylic by Polly Jones, Sold

Paddle Plant with Souvenirs, 24" by 18" mixed media acrylic by Polly Jones, Sold

Two Lemons, 12" by 12" mixed media acrylic by Polly Jones, Sold


Almost Open Gladiolus, 30" by 30" mixed media acrylic by Polly Jones available at Anne Irwin Fine Art

Held Together, 40" by 30" mixed media acrylic by Polly Jones, Available at Anne Irwin Fine Art

Mostly on Course, 40" by 30" mixed media acrylic by Polly Jones, Available at Anne Irwin Fine Art
A couple of posts ago I shared with you a show in Atlanta that I was juried into at Anne Irwin Fine Art in Atlanta. The top three paintings here sold in that show and they asked for more work. I am mailing them the bottom three new paintings as well as one from last year. I'm so excited for this opportunity. It is wonderful to have another reason to make larger work but it also takes more courage.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Feature on the Moo.com blog

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Recently I was honored to be featured on Moo.com as part of a post on how artists use cards from their printing service. They discovered on Instagram a photo of the postcards I had printed through them. If you would like to read the whole thing in which I try to be eloquent and two other artists are featured...look here: https://blog.moo.com/inspiration/canvas-collectables-pocket-sized-prints

Polly Jones postcards
My postcards are available here.

Friday, August 04, 2017

Anne Irwin Emerging Artist Show Tonight

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I should have sent this earlier. Right now a reception is happening for a show I have several pieces in at Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery in Atlanta. Wish I could be there for it. They used an image of one of my four paintings for their postcard.  The other three I mailed them have already sold before the opening...apparently Georgia is my place for art! There are thirty some odd other artists with work that I've seen online - some wonderful art. If you live nearby I hope you will have a chance to check it out.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Small Summer Paintings by Polly Jones

Flower Chorus, 7" by 5" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones, Sold
Coneflower in a Blue Bottle, 8" by 8" acrylic on canvas by Polly Jones available on Etsy


Flowers for Beatrice, 14" by 11" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones, Sold

June Flowers, 4" by 6" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones, Sold

Lemon Bright, 6" by 6" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones available on Etsy

Tuesday Pear, 7" by 5" acrylic on canvas by Polly Jones available on Etsy

Yellow Iris, 7" by 5" acrylic on canvas by Polly Jones available on Etsy
Lemon on Saucer, 6" by 6" acrylic mixed media by Polly Jones available on Etsy
Hope your summer is going well. Can you believe it's August?!  I'm sharing small paintings today though I have also been working larger in preparing work for shows. Thank you for your continued interest in my art! Here is the link to my Etsy store: https://www.etsy.com/shop/PollyPainting/

Monday, July 17, 2017

A Wedding Bouquet, a Family Farm Painting and commissioned work.

18" by 24" acrylic mixed media. A special bouquet painting for a special friend. It has layered into it part of the wedding announcement and love poems.

18" by 24" This is a painting I did for a family reunion auction of the farm house belonging to my grandparents.

14" by 11" acrylic mixed media. A commissioned painting.
8" by 8" acrylic commissioned painting.
Dear blog readers - I hope you are still out there! I've been a sporadic blogger of late and have a lot of work to catch you up on. I won't share everything in this post but will save some for another day. These are all special paintings I did for occasions and commissions. 

I hope your summer has been wonderful. We have been busy with good things. A family reunion in Texas and other family trips and we went to Utah for a wedding and fit in a lovely brief time at Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. I've also been painting in preparation for an August exhibit at Anne Irwin Fine Art in Atlanta and  a fall exhibit at The Center for Contemporary Arts here in Abilene. Haha, that made me tired to write all of that!

If you have signed up for my newsletter here: http://pollyjonesart.com/newsletter-signup you will be receiving a discount code for my Etsy store later today.


Friday, May 19, 2017

A lot to share

Blue Willow with Moss Rose, 8" by 8" acrylic mixed media on canvas, Sold

Blue Willow with Salvia 8" by 8" acrylic mixed media on canvas, Sold

Highball Iris, 12" by 12" acrylic mixed media on canvas, available on Etsy

Mostly on Course, 40" by 30" acrylic mixed media on canvas, available at Center for Contemporary Art

Alley Iris, 14" by 11" acrylic mixed media on canvas, Sold
Mountain Pose Pear, 4" by 4" acrylic mixed media on canvas, available on Etsy

Onion Bowl, 8" by 8" acrylic mixed media on canvas, Sold


Shadow of His Wings, 8" by 8" acrylic mixed media on canvas, Sold

Pear with Chintz, 8" by 8" acrylic mixed media on canvas, Sold

Petite Iris, 7" by 5" acrylic on canvas, Sold
Hello everyone, I am sending these in a small size because there are so many to catch up with. This month has certainly flown by.  I took a week in April for working on some organization of old photographs but they are still a mess. It was so good to get back to painting. If you are curious to see these larger you can check out this page on my website: http://pollyjonesart.com/2017-mixed-media-paintings

I post most consistently on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/pollyjonesart/ and Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/pollyjonesart/

Thank you for continuing to look at my paintings! Hope you are well and happy.

Friday, April 07, 2017

New work by Polly Jones

Dianthus on Dots, 8" by 8" acrylic mixed media on canvas by Polly Jones, Sold

Petunia Cup, 4" by 4" acrylic on canvas by Polly Jones, Sold
Blackberry Tea Bowl, 4" by 4" acrylic mixed media on canvas by Polly Jones, Sold
Have a great weekend all!