Amanda Barry Jones is a multi-disciplinary artist. Her foundation is in Ceramics with nearly 20 years of experience working with clay. She has been teaching Ceramics since 2014. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas where she was born. She received a full-ride scholarship to attend the graduate program at Houston Baptist University and earned her Master of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in Sculpture and Ceramics.
Currently, Amanda runs the Art Department and Art Gallery at Galveston College. She lives and works as a professional artist in Houston, Texas. Her range of experience as an artist includes curating exhibitions, participating in live pottery demonstrations, such as an event at the Museum of Fine Art Houston’s Bayou Bend Collection, and exhibiting her work. She has been accepted into many juried group exhibitions all over Texas. She won third place at the Rising Eyes juried exhibition in 2015 at the Rockport Center of the Arts. Her work has been exhibited widely and is included in many private and public collections such as the Dishman Art Museum.
She is currently exhibiting her new series, Ethereality.