Krista M. Jones (aka Jonesy)
Krista M. Jones (aka Jonesy) is a visual artist based in Atlanta, GA, USA and spends part of her year in St. Croix, USVI. She spent most her life traveling both nationally and internationally using art as a tool to express and process the human experience.
Jonesy studied Fine Art at University of Texas at Arlington and gained her BFA at Columbus State University in Photography and Painting. After taking on an internship as an Assistant Art Director she began a 13-year career in Graphic Design which eventually lead to becoming a creative entrepreneur. As owner of JONESY ART ATL LLC, she focuses predominantly on studio practice, exhibitions, design, community engaged artwork, public murals, art consulting, and project management. Jonesy has worked with clients such as Atlanta BeltLine, Unscripted Way, Sustainable Wellness, Aquarius Magazine, Brandshake Creative, Precision Performance Atlanta, Expression Chiropractic, Hales Photography, Virtually Staging Properties, KGA Creative, City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, Third & Urban, Lake Claire Community Land Trust, MARTA, Modera Vinings, Livable Buckhead, ABV Agency, Path Foundation and Living Walls, the City Speaks. Her murals can be seen around the Atlanta metro area and are rich with animal imagery, patterns, vibrant color and symbolism.
Her current body of studio work is figurative representational with elements of abstraction and symbolism. It focuses on human form, animal imagery and plant life. Often using color, lighting and pose to express emotion and illustrate aspects of the human experience.