Mary Jeys

Mary Jeys is a multi-media artist and activist. She has worked to promote social change in non-fiction media settings including a non-profit documentary production company, Aubin Pictures, Inc.; Hunter College’s Integrated Media Arts MFA program; and the School of Visual Arts with CUNY Graduate Center that respectively sponsored and hosted Where the Truth Lies, a conference on propaganda. She has participated in creative research opportunities including The Laundromat Project’s Create Change Professional Development Fellowship and LMCC’s Swing Space in New York. She has received grants from FEAST in Brooklyn and Macktez. As a guest speaker, she has been invited to talk at Parsons The New School for Design’s MFA program in Transdisciplinary Design and The Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program’s Fix It Yourself Lectures. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Austin. She created a local currency for north Brooklyn, NY called The Brooklyn Torch. Mary is currently working on a series of sessions related to the creative drive. She leads watercolor socials that encourage participants to relax into a state of creativity that is situated in calm, relaxation and play. She hopes to find you at a Watercolor Social soon.

Contact me at: maryjeys [at] gmail [dot] com