John Jones trained as an art teacher specialising in painting and printmaking. He taught art at secondary, further and higher education levels for 25 years. Since taking early retirement to concentrate upon printmaking, specifically linoprinting, he has worked from his home studio near the North Yorkshire coast, between Whitby and Scarborough. His prints are widely exhibited and collected. He is a member of the ‘Printmakers Circle’ – a group of professional artists who live across North Yorkshire and embrace a wide range of printmaking techniques.