Painter, printmaker and teacher, born and lived in London. She studied at Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting, 1975–7, Camberwell School of Art, 1977–9, and Royal College of Art, 1979–82, a Rome Scholarship in painting taking her to British School in Rome, 1982–4. By then she had begun to collect a number of awards and prizes, including the Cubitt Award for Painting, 1980, Anstruther Award for Painting, 1982, Oppenheim–John Downes Memorial Trust, 1986, RA Summer Exhibition Daler-Rowney Award for the best work in oil, 1989, and prize, John Moores Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1995. Taught extensively from mid-1980s, latterly being a tutor at Slade School of Fine Art, 1992–9. Jones overcame the problems of cerebral palsy to paint her disarming self-portraits and views of London, with an exuberance and rich, singing colour.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)