With more than 30 years of experience between them, JAYJAYâ€™s owners, Beth Jones and Lynda Jolley, personify a fundamental truth about art dealing. Namely, that it is first and foremost an exercise in connoisseurship: of attracting top artists and then sharing their work with others by way of passionate example.
Jones and Jolley are both â€śobsessive collectors,â€ť and their ability to modulate their enthusiasm to suit the needs of their clients has enabled them to build a reputation for integrity, taste, and vision.
One measure of their vision is the company they keep. JAYJAYâ€™s small stable of artists includes many of the regionâ€™s most respected names, about 20 in all, representing painting, sculpture, and photography. And while these artists are all quite different from each other, they do have two things in common: they are all mature artists with extensive exhibition records and they have regional or national reputations.
Another measure of JAYJAYâ€™s vision is the role that Jones and Jolley have played in the community as tastemakers. As recently as 10 y...
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