Hardy Jones

Los Altos, CA

Tel: 650-941-9785

Artistic Telos

Life is a treasure hunt for old rusty metal objects: yesterday's machinery and broken tools are salvaged, metal parts are rearranged and welded together, and are reborn as a dancer, an animal, or a warrior. My work is spontaneous, asymmetrical and joyful.

Languages

English

Spanish (conversational)

Japanese (soon)

Formal Training and Professional Experience
  • Harvard Medical School: Anatomy and M.D. degree (1974)

  • University of Florida, Gainesville: Surgical internship, orthopedic research (1974-1976)

  • Gainsville Community College: Night School in welding (1975)

  • Stanford University: Residency in orthopedic surgery-advanced training (1976-1980)

  • Orthopedic Surgery Practice--The Permanente Group (1980-1997)

 

Skills

Arc Welding

Blacksmithing

Metal Treasure Hunting

Awards and Prizes in Sculpture

2010 - present

  • 1976 Cedar Key Arts Festival, Cedar Key, FL--First Place: Pelican Sunset

  • 1981 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--Most Popular Entry: Neptune

  • 1981 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--Best of Show: Pelican Sunset

  • 1982 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--First Place: Don Quixote

  • 1982 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--Best of Show: Don Quixote's Horse

  • 1984 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--Best of Show: Junkyard Dog

  • 1984 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--Most Popular Entry: Fish

  • 1985 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--Honorable Mention: Man & Woman

  • 1985 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--Most Popular Entry: Reality Checkpoint

  • 1985 Kaiser Permanente Art Show, Santa Clara, CA--First Place: Hot Tub Alligator

  • 1992 Los Altos City Sidewalk Sculpture Competition--Winner: Junkyard Dragon

  • 1996 Los Altos City Sidewalk Sculpture Competition--Winner: Woodland Pony

 

2010 - present