These will be among the pieces shown at Lompoc's Grossman Gallery, 501 E. North Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2 - 4 p.m., when Joan Jones holds a public showing of both paintings and jewelry
Because it's her final show, she calls it “My Last Hurrah -- A Retrospective,” It opened Feb. 1 and will hang through Monday, Feb.28. Gallery hours coincide with those of the library, which are 12 noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 12 noon to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Before now, Jones has shown only new work at her one-person shows, but “what with the holidays, the effort involved, and that creeping age-thing, I’m slowing down and offering some of my earlier, mostly award-winning, work,” she explained.
The public is invited to an artist’s reception from 2 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the gallery . During those hours, Jones plans to show her latest interest, jewelry design, as well as the paintings.
Her lifelong interest in things artistic...