MGMoA Gallery in St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital
The goal of this gallery is to showcase local artistic talent as well as provide peace and comfort to the patients and visitors at St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital.
Paula Willis Jones
August - November, 2016
Calm Waters by Paula Willis Jones
It took several years for Paula Willis Jones to realize that the vein of artistic talent pulsed through her. She was born (1962) and raised in Haskell, OK. She then experienced a successful career in science education in Connecticut. During this time, the passion for painting ignited through informal training with her mother and then formal training at the Lyme Academy of Fine Art in (1992-1993). She has never looked back since that pivotal time—allowing her to generate a significant body of work.
Her professional art career began in Connecticut with two one-woman shows. They were very successful which fueled her desire to continue on a professional level. Using oil painting as her base, her portraiture and genre painting has expanded to include unique applications on metal as well as abstract ink drawings.