Otis Jones (b. 1946, Galveston, Texas), has recently had solo shows at MARC STRAUS (New York; 2021, 2019, 2018), Barry Whistler (Dallas; 2020, 2016), Sorry We’re Closed (Brussels; 2019), Sunday-S (Copenhagen; 2019, 2017), Gray Contemporary (Houston; 2017), annex14 (Zürich; 2016), and William Campbell Contemporary Art (Fort Worth; 2012). He was the recipient of a Visual Artists Fellowship Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (1982), and holds a BFA from Kansas State University, and an MFA from the University of Oklahoma. He has taught at Texas Christian University, the University of Texas at Austin, and has served as an Associate Professor and Visiting Professor at University of Texas at Arlington. Jones’ work is in many major private and public collections, including at the Dallas Museum of Art, the Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), the Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), the San Antonio Museum of Art, and the Nelson Atkins museum of Art (Kansas City).