Today we are joined by noted contemporary artist, art professor, and fellow MSer, Marcia Jones. We chat about MS and art as a spiritual practice
Marcia Jones received her BA in Fashion Design from Clark Atlanta University, completed studies at the Art Student League NY, and earned her Master of Fine Art in painting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. and is currently seeking programs to pursue her Doctorate in Education.
Jones served as a W.E.B Dubois Faculty Fellow at Clark Atlanta University where she was a Lecturing Professor of Art. Jones was selected by Fulton County Arts to attend The Caversham Printmaking Fellowship in South Africa, serving as a Visiting Artist at the University of Kwazulu Natal.
In 2006, she received an invitation to attend the Spelman College Taller Portobello Artist Colony in Taller Portobello, Panama. Jones was awarded by the Historical Auburn Ave. Creative Council a 9 month Artist Residency at the Studioplex Arts Complex Atlanta, GA, and conducted her Visual Emotion workshops at the SE Woman Herbalist Conference.
In 2011 Jones was selected as The Mc Coll Center for Visual Arts Harvey B Gantt Winter Resident, Charlotte NC. She worked as an Adjunct Professor of Art at Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte NC where she was an Adjunct Professor at The Art Institute Charlotte, Johnson C Smith University.
Find Marcia on IG at @marciajonesart.
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