Bob Jones

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Bob Jones, A young artist from rural Vermont, specializes in figure modeling, bronze casting, and metal fabrication. Now based in San Diego CA he creates dynamic relationships between the raw material and form of each sculpture. This creates tension as the form emerges from the material while the material stays alive and plays an active role in each sculpture.

With the powerful stature and gestural grace of his work Bob Jones references classical sculpture and the idea of the heroic. His figures are reinvented as temporal beings that do not stand still in time but move through it, threatening to be lost in time at any moment. Bob’s figures tell an interesting narrative as they seem to suffer from the pressures and forces of the world they exist in but do not dissolve completely. They push back and hold their position in space, establishing their human presence.

In order to achieve this type of delicate balance between form and chaos the sculptor jumps vigorously between careful observation of the figure and its destruction. Bob is constantly adding and obliterating information relying on his eye to decide when the correct balance is struck. He sculpts directly in wax but sometimes uses molds to switch back and forth between materials. The use of molds allows him to evolve a single sculpture in multiple directions and also to capture the unique qualities and textures of different materials.

Bob Jones is continuing his work taking on new concepts and materials. He is open to project commissions, including portrait heads. You can see more of his work at


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Bob Jones, A young artist from rural Vermont, specializes in figure modeling, bronze casting, and metal fabrication. Now based in San Diego CA he creates dynamic relationships between the raw material and form of each sculpture. This creates tension as the form emerges from the material while the material stays alive and plays an active role in each sculpture.

With the powerful stature and gestural grace of his work Bob Jones references classical sculpture and the idea of the heroic. His figures are reinvented as temporal beings that do not stand still in time but move through it, threatening to be lost in time at any moment. Bob’s figures tell an interesting narrative as they seem to suffer from the pressures and forces of the world they exist in but do not dissolve completely. They push back and hold their position in space, establishing their human presence.

In order to achieve this type of delicate balance between form and chaos the sculptor jumps vigorously between careful observation of the figure and its destruction. Bob is constantly adding and obliterating information relying on his eye to decide when the correct balance is struck. He sculpts directly in wax but sometimes uses molds to switch back and forth between materials. The use of molds allows him to evolve a single sculpture in multiple directions and also to capture the unique qualities and textures of different materials.

Bob Jones is continuing his work taking on new concepts and materials. He is open to project commissions, including portrait heads. You can see more of his work at


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