Creating art and sculptures has been a lifelong passion and fun experience! My steampunk assemblage robot sculptures are the result of a lifetime of creating art from found recycled materials and collecting toy robots. Finding the perfect robot parts is as much fun to me as creating the actual pieces. Most of the individual personalities of these characters are based on the parts used. The assemblage process always leads me to my favorite thrift store, flea market or random yard sale. This really is a fun place to be!
At age 4 Don’s, father introduced him to welding, wood working along with basic fabrication. After years of practice combined with a love for art, nature and science fiction, he was inspired to create a large variety of sculptures. Don attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and worked 20 years as a production artist, photography assistant and art director where he was responsible for designing displays, brochures, catalogs, instruction manuals, corporate identity material, packaging, billboards and ads. After leaving the advertising field for the fine arts, Don created corporate sculptures commissions, furniture, `contemporary, indoor outdoor pieces, insect and and robot sculptures. Now under the Jones Robo-Works banner, his creations are mainly up cycled, recycled steampunk assemblage robot sculptures which can be found and purchased online and from several galleries, shows and various artist markets.