Elder Garrison Jones

Cullowhee, NC 28723

elder@sandpudding.com

 

Exhibitions

2008 Art Sandy Springs, Sandy Springs GA, One year outdoor public display at Sandy Springs Library, 5/08 – 5/09 - "Turtle Totem"
2003Finer Things Gallery, 5thAnnual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Nashville TN – "Raw Mother"
2002 St. Andrews Sewanee Gallery, Sewanee TN – One Person Show, Frottage and Sculpture
2002 Finer Things Gallery, 4th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Nashville TN – "Garden Gaurdian"
2002 Tennessee Association of Craft Artists (TACA), Best of Tennessee Crafts, Biennial Exhibit, Hunter Museum, Chattanooga TN – "Pedestal # 1"
2001 American Crafts Council Southeast, Spotlight 2001, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg TN – "Pedestal # 1" and "Worm Pot"
2001 Tennessee State Museum, Best of Tennessee Exhibition, Nashville TN – "Man" and "Woman"
2000 Finer Things Gallery, 2nd Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Nashville TN – "Garden Bench""Ringed Bird Basin" and "Androgynous Torso"
2000 Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Serpents in the Garden, Atlanta GA – "Sweet & Sly Snake"
1999 Finer Things Gallery, 1st Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Nashville TN – "Figurative Table", "Face Pot" and "Organic Planter"
1997 Cannon County Arts Center, Woodbury TN – Two Person Show, Concrete; Terry Wilemon, Drawings and Paintings
1996 Central South Art Exhibition, The Parthenon, Tennessee Art League, Nashville TN – "Chakra Quilt" colored pencil frottage
1996 Rutherford County Center for the Arts, Inagural Exhibition, Murfreesboro TN – "Ark Nouvo" colored pencil frottage
1994 Cannon County Arts Center, Woodbury TN – One Person Show, colored pencil frottage
1993 Central South Art Exhibition, The Parthenon, Tennessee Art League, Nashville TN – "Bandora's Pox" colored pencil frottage
1983 Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland TN – One Person Show and Frottage Workshop
1982 Dulin 16th Annual National Print and Drawing Competition, Dulin Gallery, Knoxville TN – "Green Brick" colored pencil frottage
1981 Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland TN, One Person Show, colored pencil frottage
 

Awards

2009 Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN – Professional Development Grant FY2010 – financial assistance for transporting work to La Mesa of Santa Fe Gallery
2002 TACA, Tennessee Crafts Fair, Nashville TN – The Exhibition – Best of Show, "Fertilly Girl #1"
2000 Tennessee State Museum, Nashville TN – Cracker Barrel Purchase Award, "Figurative Table"
2000 TACA,Tennessee Crafts Fair, Nashville TN – The Exhibition Honerable Mention, "Finial"
1995 Tennessee Valley Area Competition, Cleveland State Community College (CSCC), Cleveland TN – Honorable Mention, colored pencil frottage
1993 Cleveland Area Community Art Competition, CSCC, Cleveland TN – 1st Place, colored pencil frottage
1991 Cleveland Area Community Art Competition, CSCC, Cleveland TN – 2nd Place, colored pencil frottage
 

Craft Fairs

1999–2007 TACA, Tennessee Crafts Fair, Nashville TN – exhibitor
2006 TACA, Fall Crafts Fair, Nashville TN – TACA Unplugged, demonstration
2002–2005 TACA, Fall Crafts Fair, Nashville TN – Empty Bowls, demonstration and donation
2003–2005 TACA, Celebration of Fine Crafts, Chattanooga TN – Empty Bowls, demonstration and donation
1999–2002 Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Nashville TN – Nashville Garden Club, Wildflower Sale
1999–2001 TACA, Fall Crafts Fair, Nashville TN – exhibitor
1999–2001 TACA, Celebration of Fine Crafts, Chattanooga TN – exhibitor
 

Gallery Associations

2011–2012 The Flying Pig, Algoma, WI – sculpture, planters, etc.
2007–2015 La Mesa of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM – sculpture, planters, etc.
2006 Jezebel Gallery, Madrid, NM – sculpture, planters
2004 Just Looking Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA – sculpture, planters
1999–2003 Finer Things Gallery, Nashville TN – sculpture
1989–1990 Wedding Cake Studio, Kennebunk ME – sculptural planters
1988 The Garden Gate, Arcata CA – sculptural planters and stepping stones
 

Collections

2009Sandy Springs Public Library, Sandy Springs, GA – "Turtle Totem"
2003 Finer Things Sculpture Collection, Nashville TN – "Garden Guardian"
2002 Notre Dame High School, Chattanooga, TN – "Rosary Garden"
2000 Finer Things Sculpture Collection, Nashville TN – "Face Pot"
2000 Tennessee State Museum, Permanant Collection, Nashville TN – "Figurative Table"
2000 Cannon County Art Center, Sculpture Commission, Woodbury TN – "Finial on Pillar"
1996 Cannon County Art Center, Sculpture Commission, Woodbury TN – "Ash Urn"
1996 Chidren's Discovery House (Discovery Center at Murfree Spring), Murfreesboro TN – "Chakra Quilt" colored pencil frottage
 

Publications

  Home and Garden Television, HGTV "Our Place" April 2003. A segment in which I describe and demonstrate the technique of wet carved concrete. The "HGTV Planter".
Creating With Concrete by Sherrie Warner Hunter; NY: Lark Books, 2001 – featured artist, gallery photos, technique and project chapters. This book is out of print. In paperback as Creating Concrete Garden Ornaments. ISBN 1-57990-179-4.
Creative Concrete Ornaments for the Garden by Sherrie Warner Hunter; NY: Lark Books, 2005 – featured artist, scattered photos, technique and project chapters. ISBN 1-57990-585-4
"Southern Living Magazine", May 2001, Tennessee Living Section, p.6 – "Androgynous Torso" concrete sculpture.
"San Francisco Examiner", Whole Bay Catalog of Image Magazine, Sunday May 8, 1988 – featured artist, "Whole Bay Planters".
 

Memberships

1999–2010Tennessee Association of Craft Artists
2001–2007Stones River Crafts Association
 

Education

1999–2002School of Healing Arts, Nashville TN – Graduate in Kabbalistic healing
1995–1999School of Healing Arts, Nashville TN – Graduate in Auric healing
1979–1982Middle Tennessee State University – M.S.Biology, August 1982, cum laude
1967–1976Middle Tennessee State University – B.S.Biology, Minors in Chemistry and Art

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