Co-founder of Cobalt Studios, Howard C. Jones is an acclaimed set designer and teacher. His designs have graced stages from coast to coast, including Starlight Theatre, Missouri Repertory Theater, American Heartland Theater, and theater companies in Boston and other east coast cities.
Howard is generous in sharing his skills as a scenic artist with young people who are learning the profession. He currently resides in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he recently retired from the Design and Production School at University of North Carolina School for the Arts. He has also spent 5 years as Assistant Dean there.
B.A., William Jewell College. Scenic Designer: Goodspeed Opera House, Starlight Theatre, American Heartland Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, State Ballet of Missouri, Merrimack Repertory, North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, Boston Conservatory of Music, Coterie Theatre, Missouri Repertory Theatre, New Theatre. Elliot Norton Outstanding Designer 2000, K.C. Drama Desk Award. Howard received the Best of Theater award in Kansas City for his set design for the 1940’s Radio Hour at American Heartland.
Among the Noted Scenic Designers he has painted for: John Conklin, James Leonard Joy, Santo Loquasto, Loy Arienas, Jose Varona.
Member, United Scenic Artists Local 829.