Artwork by Lester Jones
Lester Jones, artist is best known for his clay sculptures of sassy ladies with fancy hairdos. His latest body of work is entitled “HERDEW”.
Using clay, wire, beads, and the raku firing process, he creates exotic looks with a tapestry of braids, coils, twists, and beaded locs to accentuate the kindred spirit for his figurative work.
Born and raised in Memphis TN, Lester studied art at the University of Memphis and is currently a middle school art teacher. Since 1988 his work has been collected throughout the Mid-South. Lester Jones accomplishments include being featured on HGTV, selected as Best in Show at various art festivals, and his work has been published in several art magazines.