seitu jones

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Contact Information

contact name: seitu jones
phone: 651-222-1786
email: seitujones@hotmail.com

location address:
629 Kent Street
Saint Paul, MN 55103

open to public: no

Pseudonym: seitu

Awards

Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Fellowship, 1990
McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship, 1990
Bush Artist Fellowship, 1992- 1993
NEA/TCG Designer Fellow, 1994-1996
St. Paul Companies Leadership Initiative in Neighborhoods Grant, 1995-1996
Loeb Fellowship, Harvard School of Design , 2001-2002
Artist-in-Residence, Ceramic Program, Harvard University, 2001-2002

Exhibitions/Performance History

High Flyin', Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pa, 1993
Reflections on King, National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, Tn, 1993
Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects, Nat'l Afro-American Museum, Wilberforce, OH, 1993
Spirit House, MAEP Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Art, 1988
Isobel Neal Gallery, Chicago, III., 1989
African American Craft National, Kentucky Craft Gallery, Louisville, Ky, 1994
Unique Images Gallery, St. Paul, MN, 1997
Project Row Houses, Houston, Tx, 1998-1999
Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN, 1999
Flatland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2001
Three Columns Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2002

Publications

Regina Flanagan and Seitu Ken Jones, "Public Art Froum: A dialogue on Lucy Lippard's Mixed
Blessing's", Public Art Review, Dec. 1991, pp. 4-5
Seitu Ken Jones, "Is Folk Art Real Art: and who are these folks, anyway?" Utne Reader, Nov./Dec. 1991,
pp. 38-40
Seitu Ken Jones, "Public Art That Inspires, Public Art That Informs" Critical Issues in Public Art:Content,
Context and Controversy (HarperCollins, 1992) pp. 280-286
Seitu Ken Jones, "Toward Nieghborhood Art", Hear and Now, (McKnight Foundation, 1996) ppl47-158
Seitu Jones, "A Call to Artists" ArtLies, Winter 1998-1999, pp. 4

Biographical Information

Country of Citizenship:
United States

Ethnicity:
african american

Birth Place:
mineapolis

Birth Date:
February 18, 1951

Gender:
Male

Active Place:
st. paul

Minnesota County:
Ramsey

Artist Information


Roles

Environmental Artist

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