About the artist
Rondo

"Rondo," 37" x 35", ©1997. Hand-dyed & commercial cottons, cotton batting, cotton thread. Freehand cut, machine pieced & quilted, hand finished. Collection of U.S. Embassy, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Africa.

5-4

"5/4," 37" x 35", ©1999. Hand-dyed cottons, cotton batting, cotton & rayon thread. Freehand cut, machine pieced & quilted, hand finished. Collection of U.S. Embassy, Conakry, Republic of Guinea, Africa.

Jazzed

"Jazzed," 34" x 29", ©1999. Hand-dyed cottons, cotton batting, cotton & rayon thread. Freehand cut, machine pieced & quilted, hand finished. Collection of U.S. Embassy, Conakry, Republic of Guinea, Africa.

studio work

Phil has been creating studio art quilts since 1990. During this period of time, his work has been featured in juried & invitational exhibits, numerous publications and acquired by private collectors and public art collections around the world.



exhibitions

Phil's work has been featured in 12 solo exhibits and 140 group exhibits, including 6 international shows in other countries. He is a veteran in the art quilt world showing in various well-known venues, including: 


  • Quilt National, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH; 

  • Quilt 21, The Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA; 

  • Art Quilts at the Sedgwick, Sedgwick Cultural Center, Philadelphia, PA; 

  • Crafts National, University Park, PA; 

  • Fine Fiber; Art for the 21st Century, Friends of Fiber Art International, Chicago, Il. 


Phil’s work has also exhibited at the U.S. Embassy, Bridgetown, Barbados and the U.S. Ambassadorial Mission, Pristina, Kosovo, on loan to the U.S. State Department’s Art in Embassies Program.


Public art
  • Jones’ work is part of many public art collections, including:


  • U.S. Embassy, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, Africa;

  • U.S. Embassy, Conakry, Republic of Guinea, Africa

  • Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum’s Art Quilt Collection, Golden, CO; 

  • Boys & Girls Club of Topeka, KS;

  • Center for Leadership Studies, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;

  • Arts Council of Topeka, Topeka, KS;

  • Multnomah County Children’s Receiving Center, Portland, OR;

  • Convention & Visitor’s Center, City of Overland Park, KS; 

  • Hadley Foundation for Hays Regional Medical Center, Hays, KS; 

  • Lied Center at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; 

  • Commerce Bank, Topeka, KS; and 

  • The Walker Art Collection, Garnett, KS, as well as many private collections.


publications

Phil’s work has been featured over 40 publications including American Craft, Fiberarts, Quilter’s Newsletter, Surface Design Journal, and Quilting Arts magazines, as well as several recent book publications and “Kansas Arts Today,” short feature on Smoky Hills Public Television.