Dixon J. Jones

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Stream Ice Overflow at the Arctic Ocean near Camden Bay. Colored pencil on paper, 23 x 14.5 in, 1990

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Tundra Tussocks, Marsh Creek area near Camden Bay. Colored pencil on paper, 23 x 14.5 in, 1990

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Mud Bank on Marsh Creek, Camden Bay. Colored pencil and grease pencil on paper, 23 x 14.5 in, 1990

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Coastal Plain and Sadlerochit Mountains. Colored pencil and grease pencil on paper, 23 x 14.5 in, 1990

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Mt. Chamberlin, view south from the Hulahula River valley. Colored pencil on paper, 22 x 10 in, 1990

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Sunset Pass. Colored pencil on paper, 24 x 19 in, 1991

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View southwest, Marsh Fork, Canning River. Black and white inks on paper, 19 x 15 in, 1993

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View west, Marsh Fork, Canning River. Black and white inks on paper, 25 x 19 in, 1993

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View south, Marsh Fork, Canning River. Colored pencil on paper, 29 x 20 in, 1993


Dixon J. Jones is a retired graphic designer in Fairbanks, Alaska. He traveled in the Arctic Refuge four times between 1988 and 1994, including his 1991 honeymoon at Sunset Pass with his wife Marion. His work from these visits, completed on site, comprises drawings on paper in colored pencil, grease pencil, and brushed inks.

EDUCATION

  • 1979: BA, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Mathematics/Design

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 1994: “Alaskan Landscapes: Views of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,” Wignall Museum, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • 1993: “64th Parallel Juried Show,” Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK (Honorable Mention, “View South, Marsh Fork, Canning River”)
  • 1991: “Paintings from the Arctic Refuge,” Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  • 1991: “64th Parallel Juried Show,” Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK (“Sunset Pass”)
  • 1987: “Graphic Design Show,” Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  • 1986: “Hair of the Dog Invitational,” Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
  • 1985: “All Alaska Juried Exhibition,” Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK (“Woven Spaces #3”)
  • 1979: “Twenty-fifth Anniversary Juried Show,” Sales and Rental Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (“Tessellated Mercury”)
  • 1978: Sales and Rental Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (“Weather Command”)

PAST WORK