Marvin Jones was a painter, sculptor, printmaker, born in 1940 in Flora, Illinois. He received his BA from Anderson College in 1964 and his MA in sculpture from UC Davis in 1968. Mr. Jones began teaching art in 1964, and taught printmaking at Cleveland State University from 1974 until his death in 2005. He became head of the Printmaking Department in 1985. He also taught at the University of Alberta, Kansas City Art Institute, and Karl Marx University in Germany. He served as visiting artist, critic and artist-in-residence at the Rhode Island School of Design, Montalvo Center of the Arts, California State University, Oxbow Studio and Conference Center and other institutions in the U.S. He has had over 75 solo exhibitions in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and his work is included in over 40 public collections throughout the world. Jones died in 2005.