Karen E. Jones
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Karen E. Jones is a curator and critic specializing in Modern and Contemporary Art. She earned her B.A. cum laude in Art/Semiotics and French at Brown University. She completed both the Whitney Independent Study Program and the DeAppel Curatorial Programme, Amsterdam and studied in the Art History Ph.D. Program at Columbia University. Jones has curated numerous exhibitions such as The Power of the City/City of Power, Whitney Museum, Against the Wall: Painting Against the Grid Surface and Frame, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Exceeding Paint/Expanding Painting, Pratt Manhattan Gallery and Archive Bound: Strategies of Conceptual, Performance and Site-Specific Art, Center for Book Arts. Jones has lectured at the Museum of Modern Art and the International Center for Photography. She has contributed to the publications Art and Text, Tema Celeste, and Art Critical. Jones served on the Board of the International Studio and Curatorial Program and is the Culture Chair at the Brown University Club in New York.