Thomas Bayliss Huxley- Jones
Died 10 December 1968
Active: 1928 - 1965
Country of birth and death: England
Head of Sculpture Department at Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen 1938. Died at his home on Broomfield, Essex.
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J. Fenton Wyness, Esq.
Contributed to making of Model of Garden Ornament
Portrait of a lady
Thomas Innes, Esq.
William Smith, Esq.
Andrew Willox Esq.
James McDougal, Esq.
Father, forgive them
Charles Archer Esq.
Mother and child
Head of a girl
Exhibitions, Meetings, Awards and other Events
Exhibited at Royal Society of Artists Birmingham Spring Exhibition, 1928
Exhibited at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. The Spring Exhibition, 1937
'Thomas Innes, Esq. '
Exhibited at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. The Spring Exhibition, 1938
Exhibited at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists 1st Spring Exhibition for Oil Paintings and Sculpture, 1946
Exhibited at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists. The Autumn Exhibition, 1946
Exhibited at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Spring Exhibition of Oil Paintings and Sculpture, 1948
Exhibited at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Festival of Britain Exhibition, 1951
Exhibited at The Exhibition of The Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, The One-Hundred- and-Sixteenth, 1942
'Fiddles Watt Esq., RSA'
Exhibited at The Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, The One-Hundred-and-Nineteenth, 1945
'Father, forgive them'
Exhibited at The Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, The One-Hundred-and-Twenty-Third, 1949
'Prof. D. R. Maccalman, MD, MRCPE'
Exhibited at The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts Ninetieth Annual Exhibition, 1951
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1935
'J. Fenton Wyness, Esq.'
Exhibited at Aberdeen Artists' Society Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, 1937
Exhibited at The Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts (Summer Exhibition), 1768-
1938 - 1968
Exhibited 28 times (12 times up to 1951 and work also shown posthumously in 1969), usually one or two works per year including many portrait heads.
Taught Course for Sculpture at Gray's School of Art, 1938
principle teacher of sculpture
Took part in Royal Geographical Society commission for a statue to David Livingstone, 1951
Asked to prepare a model for consideration by the R.G.S.
Institutional and Business Connections
Associate member of Royal Society of British Sculptors
29 March 1938 - 1945
Became a Fellow in 1945.
Elected ARBSA Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
1937 - 1946 (Presumed)
First listed in the Society's exhibition catalogues as an Associate member in Spring 1937. No listings of Associate members from Autumn 1940 to Spring 1946; listed as a full Member in Autumn 1946.
Elected RBSA Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
1946 - 1950
First listed in the Society's exhibition catalogues as a full Member in Autumn 1946. No listings of Members from Autumn 1940 to Spring 1946; listed as an Associate member in Spring 1940. Still listed as a full Member in Autumn 1950.
Fellow of Royal Society of British Sculptors
8 March 1945
Member of council Royal Society of British Sculptors
Professor of sculpture at Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen
1937 - 1947
Head of Sculpture Deparment
Studied at Wolverhampton Municipal School of Art and Crafts
Studied under R. J. Emerson (appointed in 1910). (See Flynn (1984), p. 6).
Studied at Royal College of Art (including National Art Training School)
17 July 1931
Listed as a graduate from the 'School of Sculpture' in the College's 1931 'Distribution of Diplomas' list. Jones was awarded the £10 prize for sculpture in the same year. In the 1932 Diploma list Jones is listed as the recipient of the 'Travelling Scholarship' for sculpture.
Teacher at Royal College of Art (including National Art Training School)
1949 (Probable) - 1959 (Probable)
See Geoff Hassell notes that Huxley-Jones joined the staff in 1949 and 'taught there on a part-time basis for nearly ten years'. However, the artist is not listed in the school's prosectuses from 1949 to 1951 (the final year sampled for this database). Hassell, 'Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts', (1995), p. 104.
Personal and Professional Connections
Collaborated with J. Fenton Wyness
Friends with Mary Gwenllian Gibson
Gibson and Huxley-Jones were part of a circle of artists and friends who met in Robert Jackson's Castle Street studio.
Nominator of Albert Willetts
For membership of the Royal Society of British Sculptors
Studied under Robert Jackson Emerson
Probably in the late 1920s
Wife/husband/spouse to (Rose) Gwynneth Cobden Holt
1934 - 1969
Worked with Frederick W. George
Taught sculpture together at Gray's. [George was assistant teacher]
England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940
First name(s) ROSE G Last name HOLT Marriage quarter 3 Marriage year 1934 Registration month - MarriageFinder™ ROSE G HOLT married THOMAS B JONES Spouse's last name JONES District BIRMINGHAM District number - County Warwickshire Country England Volume 6D Page 1697 Record set England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records Record collection Marriages & divorces Collections from Great Britain
Royal Society of British Sculptors. Annual Report of the Council, with Accounts for the Year Ending 31 December 1938, to be Presented at the Thirty-Fifth Ordinary General Meeting, 1939
The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 1861-1989. Volume 2, E-K. A Dictionary of Exhibitors at the Annual Exhibitions of the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 1991 The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, 1861-1989
The Times Digital Archive 1785-1985
The Times, Saturday, Dec 14, 1968; pg. 16; Issue 57434; col A Deaths Category: Deaths
Citing this record
'Thomas Bayliss Huxley- Jones', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib6_1212681379, accessed 25 Apr 2017]