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Earl Jones was born in Ogden, Utah in 1937. He is one of the most influential teachers and painters of the second generation of modernists in Utah. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jones received studied under Alvin Gittins at the University of Utah where he earned a BFA in 1959 and an MFA in 1962. He received private instruction from LeConte Stewart. He received further education at the Art Students League in New York where Joseph Hirsch was a major influence. His paintings show an unsentimental view of urban development's effect on the natural landscape—refineries, smokestacks, and land developers. His wilderness vistas and rural scenes are painted with an intellectual approach to design, form, and color. His paintings include Hills at Bear Lake (1981), and Durango Hills. Source

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