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.

Notable projects include founding a local currency for north Brooklyn, NY called The Brooklyn Torch. In September 2018, Mary created a co-curation/artist meeting and exhibition series ReGeneration Residency and Exhibition first piloted in Oakland.

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