Bio

Val Jones works from her studio at home in Velwell, Dartington, Devon, from where there are breathtaking views of big skies over Dartmoor. Work is exhibited regularly here and visits welcomed. After years of experience teaching from secondary level up to post graduate students of art & design Val now works as a full-time artist. Her work encompasses 3 main different media: oil paintings, printmaking and acrylics.

Following extensive travels and stays in the Middle East, Far East and North Africa Val worked as a design and layout artist in a publishing and print firm in London. She returned to teaching in the Midlands where she remained for the next 20 years graduating with an MA from Birmingham School of Art and becoming Senior Lecturer there.

After a move to Devon her work has been informed by wonderful Dartmoor views from her house situated on a hill in Velwell, Dartington. Extensive travels around the world have enriched her practice

Val remains a member of the 21 Group of artists in Devon & Cornwall and a member of Dartington Printmakers in Totnes.