Lyons, Colorado born Independent Artist Android Jones began studying art at age 8. He attended the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota FL, where he trained in traditional academic drawing/painting and animation. Jones at George Lucas’ Industrial Light and Magic and worked as a concept artist at Nintendo. He later founded Massive Black, an art development company based in LA and in 2005, began his career as an Independent Artist. Jones now lives in his home town of Lyons, maintaining a large art studio in a repurposed barn.
Best described as a “digital painter,” Jones has created an immense body of work. For example, he made one self-portrait every day for 1000 days between May 2002 and February 2005. He has come to the forefront of the visionary art movement, becoming well known for his many layered, psychedelic works and live performances using a custom built digital set up. His work has been projected on the Sydney Opera House and the Empire State Building. Android has traveled the world exhibiting his work and has contributed to events on 6 continents.
At the center of Jones’ work is spirituality and altered states of consciousness. Manipulating light and energy, Android Jones captures complex concepts while utilizing his formal background in the arts. Described as a digital alchemist, he is determined to alter the viewer’s perception, pushing the boundaries of the imagination through the use of innovative media forms.