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Claire Simpson Jones

Cell: 828-337-3948


Burnsville, NC

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Primarily a watercolorist, Claire Simpson Jones strives to capture the impact nature has in our lives. Whether painting landscapes or women in nature, her work reflects her deeply rooted passion for our natural environment.

After working in graphic design, illustration, and a long career in teaching high school art, Claire Simpson Jones has shifted her focus back to full time painting. Claire's sensitive naturalist paintings draw from her many travels abroad and a lifetime of finding refuge and comfort in the raw beauty of our planet. 


Claire Simpson Jones holds a BFA from Florida Atlantic University and has studied art at Ontario College of Art and California College of Art. She is a signature member of the Watercolor Society of North Carolina, a member of the Southern Watercolor Society and several nature organizations. She recently received the Western Region Award, 2020, for her painting ‘Tim’s Cabin’ in the annual WSNC show.