Also known as
Charles Lloyd Jones,
After early art training from Julian Ashton and D.H. Souter in the late 1890s, Charles Lloyd Jones joined the family retailing business, David Jones, later becoming the firm's managing director. Despite his dedication to his retail career, Jones continued to paint landscape throughout his life, often exhibiting his work with the Society of Artists. Open minded to modern trends in art he was an influential trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW during the mid twentieth century, an important financial backer of 'Art in Australia', and established the David Jones' Art Gallery.