Kasey Jones is an interdisciplinary social artist and educator. She received her BFA from Ohio University and her MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Jones creates socially driven artwork that focuses on the injustices she has faced through her experiences of being a woman and mother in contemporary society. Her work spans topics such as breastfeeding, lack of paid maternity leave, and motherhood. Her "Working Mother Suit" series was profiled by international news outlets such as the Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, and Yahoo! news. In addition, for the past six years she has partnered with the National Aquarium, located in Baltimore, Maryland, to create large-scale interactive installations that are used as a platform to inform viewers about the negative impact single-use plastics have on our oceans. Her installations have received national success and have been showcased on news platforms such as Chesapeake Bay Magazine, WBAL-TV, and the Baltimore Sun.
Jones uses her passion for creating social engaged art through the development of curriculum that is socially inclusive and diverse. She has taught a variety of collegiate courses ranging from Art History, Digital Photography, 3D Design, 2D Design, Mural Painting, Oil Painting, Community & the Arts, and Senior CAPSTONE. Jones is passionate about arts education and her goal as an educator is to instill young artists with confidence to use their creative voices as a means for civic duty.