Jules Buck Jones’ collages and drawings reflect his commitment to depicting nature and wild animals. Like a zoologist become artist, he not only gives his animal subjects an identity but a presence. Jules Buck Jones received his Master in Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University. Mr. Jones is included in the collections of the Austin Museum of Art, The Everglades National Park, and the Balcones Canyonland Preserve at Reicher Ranch in Austin and is a recipient of the David Price Endowed Presidential Scholaship in Art. Mr. Jones was the Artist in Residence In Everglades at the Everglades National Park in Florida. A book of his works titled Everglades inspired by his residency was published in 2010 by Monofnuspress. This summer he will be at the prestigious Skowhegan artists in residency program for emerging visual artists.