Barry Jones is the Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Austin Peay State University and an established video artist who uses collaboration as part of his art practice. 

We talk to him about the challenges faced by colleges in a pandemic, being too old for discord and the importance and benefits of collaboration. Barry also shared his experiences with art as a tool for social engagement. 

Artist Bio:

Barry Jones is Professor of Art and the Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Austin Peay State University. He is the husband of Jennifer Ford, the father of Marlena, Aidan, Hope, and Elliott, and an artist working in digital media. He received an MFA from the University of South Carolina and a BFA from Austin Peay State University. He has exhibited work in a lot of places, including the Asheville Art Museum, the Butler Institute of American Art, the Hunter Museum of Art, and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. 

About Remotely Creative:

We’re navigating the ins and outs of creative survival in a remote setting and answering your questions. You’ll hear from professional artists, designers, and a few wildcards about how to stay inspired and connected when working and living from home. Hosted by Robb Fladry, Dean of Students at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD).
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