theodora varnay jones.
Theodora Varnay Jones is a Hungarian-born American artist who lives and works in San Francisco,CA. She studied art and obtained her MFA from the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest.
Theodora Varnay Jones’ work reveals the impact of conceptual and minimalist art as well as her previous studies in mathematics and geometry. Her experiments with various disciplines, media and techniques in printmaking, drawing, sculpture, and installations echo her reverence for process and material while evoking an open-ended range of concepts from perception to relativity, transparency, and time.
She has been honored with fellowship awards and grants from the Artists’ Fellowship Inc. NY, Art Matters Inc. NY, California Art Council, Jerome Foundation, CA, Kala Art Institute, CA and Barbara and Henry Miller Foundation, MA. She has been a finalist for SF Museum of Modern Art’s SECA Award.
Her artist in residences include Lucid Art Foundation, Morris Graves Foundation, Kala Art Institute, and San Jose ICA in California and Kyoto Seika University in Japan.
Varnay Jones’ works have been exhibited in museums and galleries in the United States, Central America, Japan, and Europe. They can be found in prestigious collections, including Berkeley Art Museum, Iris & Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, CA, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA, Morgan and Betty Flagg Collection, CA, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, CA, The Janet Turner Print Museum, California State University, Chico, CA, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Jose, Costa Rica, Pratt Graphics Center, New York, NY, National Bibliotheca de Cataluña, Spain, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan, and Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary.