About Derek Jones
Derek Jones was born in County Durham. He went to Art College at Hartlepool and followed this by completing a degree in Fine Art at the University of newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Following a year working in a museum, Derek began to teach art. For the last twenty years, Derek has been concentrating on his own work.
As a figure and portrait painter, Derek uses charcoal, pastels, acrylic, watercolour, conte or oils on their own or in combination with one another to achieve his works.