Donald Jones attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City where he studied illustration and fine art, by1984 he earned his BFA. In 1990 he studied fine art at Kean University in Union New Jersey where he received his MFA in 1999. For several years he illustrated for clients in New York and New Jersey, after that he began teaching and painting more fine art images with a genre toward fantastic surrealism and imaginative transcendental dreamscape of spiritually reflections and mental conscious images traveling through time spans in space.