Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae 2016

Tamara A. Jones

+966 0563 892 449
tamara@tamaraajones.com
www.tamaraa.jones@yahoo.com
Currently residing at:
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Education
1990-1991 California Institute of Art, Calabasses, CA
1989-1990 Platt College of Design, Los Angeles, CA
1974-1976 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibitions
2013 - Tamara A. Jones Visual Artist Open Studio Show, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Group Exhibitions
2016 – Saudi Center for Fine Art, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2012 - 2015 Artist of KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Annual Art Exhibit, Thuwal Saudi Arabia
2013 – 2014 Open Studios
2013 Arab British Centre, London, England – Closing Exhibition of Out of Arabia Show
2013 Desert Designs Art Gallery, Khobar, Saudi Arabia
2013 British Council and Naila Art Gallery - Opening of Out of Arabia Exhibit – Landscapes of the Arabian Penninsula
2010 Glendale Arts Brand Library Exhibit, Glendale California, USA
2010 City of Glendale-Open Studio Tour, USA
1990 Portfolio ’90, The Arts Associates & Cultural Affairs Division of Huntington Beach
1989-1990 Various Venues in Laguna & Huntington Beach through The Arts Associates of Orange County

Commissions
Paintings and Digital Art are in a number of private collections throughout the USA, Switzerland, South Africa and Saudi Arabia.

Current Art Related Work
2014-2015 Co Curating of Artist of KAUST Exhibits
2012 – 2015 Teaching Workshops - Self Directed Art Group at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Past Work Experience
2001 - 2011 Free Lance Design and Commissioned Mixed Media Art and Paintings and Digital Limited Edition Fine Art Prints
1990 - 2001 Helped develop in house Graphic Arts Department, worked as Graphic Designer which included Illustration Assignments and Art Direction for Foursquare International in Los Angeles, California.

Awards
2012 Placed 2nd in first round of the “Out of Arabia” jurored show presented by British Council in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Appearances in Popular Media
Arab News – October 5, 2013 “An American Artist’s Arabian Inspiration” by Saeed Al-Asmari
BBC Afaq program https://www.facebook.com/BBCArabicAfaq

Professional Activities
Vice President of The KAUST Art Club
Volunteer Member of the Office of the Arts KAUST Univeristy
Photography Club - Self Directed Groups of Individuals for the Arts located on the KAUST Campus, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Artisan-Los Angeles Art Associates, Los Angeles, California, USA
Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, California, USA

Past Professional Memberships:
Graphic Artist Guild of Los Angeles, California, USA
Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, California, USA
The Arts Associates of Orange County, California, USA
Art Director and Design in Orange County, California, USA