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Beach Artist Expected $400 for Painting and Wound Up with Half a Million

By ROBERTA T. VOWELL, The Virginian-Pilot ¬© December 5, 2006 The artist calls it “The Little Painting That Could.” It’s just 8-by-12, a bit larger than the biggest photo in your kid’s school picture packet. It portrays a figure poised to dive into a mountain lake. Louis Jones, a Virginia Beach artist, painted it in […]

Louis Jones Puts His Art In The Whole World’s Hands

He’s been held in a million hands, tossed on hundreds of beds and left in countless airports. He is Louis Jones, prolific artist and illustrator of no less than eight New York Times bestseller book covers or frontispiece illustrations–and you’ve likely given him much of the same treatment… VIEW ARTICLE FROM HAMPTON ROADS MAGAZINE>>