oil on canvas
11” x 14”
signed lower right

Artist Biography

Myrtle Jones (1913-2007)

Myrtle Jones (1913-2007) was born in Winder, GA and lived in Savannah, GA where she studied at the Telfair Academy with Emil Holzhauer. She then studied with Reuben Gambrell (from University of GA), Ferdinand Warren (from Agnes Scott College), Bill Hendrix (of St. Simon’s Island) and Leonard Delonga (also of University of GA). By 1959 she was teaching. She was a member of the Savannah Art Club. She became acquainted with local painters Rebekah Sauders and Leonora Quaterman and Hattie Saussy. She and Saussy became lifelong friends often painting together in and around Savannah. She exhibited with the Savannah Art Club and the Association of Georgia Artists. Her painting, “Rooftops” won first prize in an exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

Women Artists in Savannah. Telfair Academy, March 13, 2015

Exposed! Telfair Women Artists & Patrons. Telfair Museum of Art, March 12 – April 21, 1996

Looking Back: Art in Savannah 1900-1960. Telfair Museum of Art, July 16 – September 15, 1996

Painting Features

Artist First Name Myrtle
Artist Last Name Jones
Artist's Dates ( 1913-2007)
Materials oil on canvas
Markings signed lower right
Size 11” x 14”
Price contact gallery
Comments This painting is beautifully framed and in excellent condition.