Jules Buck Jones earned his MFA in Painting at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, in 2008 and a BA from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, in 2005, and has had artist residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Skowhegan, ME), The Light House Works (Fisher Island, NY), Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT) and AIRIE in the Everglades National Park (Homestead, FL). His work has been exhibited throughout Texas and his native Virginia. He has received commissions from Gensler (Houston, TX), Dell Children’s Hospital (Austin, TX) and the City of Austin, TX. His work is in the permanent collection at The Contemporary Austin. He is represented by Conduit Gallery (Dallas, TX) and David Shelton Gallery (Houston, TX). Animal Facts Club is a like-minded consortium of artists, scientists, musicians, and writers who come together to share awesome facts about animals with each other. They put on educational performances, create annual calendars, and make animations and videos about the amazing character traits of animals.