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Mariah Barden Jones

Instructor, Graphic Design

Mariah Barden Jones is an artist, designer, and educator currently living in Blacksburg, VA. Her work explores decay and decadence as informed by rhizomatic ecologies, suburban nihilism, catholicism, and plastic surgery.

editorial and publishing, plastic surgery, Catholicism

ART 3574/4504 The Art and Design of Reality TV
ART 3574/4504 Worldbuilding as a Design Practice

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
Lilac Heave — The Anderson, Richmond VA
I’ve Seen Our End In My Dreams One Hundred Times Now — The Anderson, Richmond, VA

Selected Talks and Publications:
Lo-Fi Design Research To Relax And Study To — Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Reality TV And Design Research — Brand Bureau, New York City, NY
Objects + Methods: Pecha Kucha — Institute For Contemporary Art, Richmond, VA
The Life And Death Of The Internet Onion

Research, Creative Work And Professional Development Grant — VCUarts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va
Anderson Space Grant — The Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA


BFA Virginia Tech