Bio

Mirabelle Jones is a queer non-binary maker, writer, performance artist and visual artist born in the Bay Area and currently living in Santa Fe where they serve as a Hybrid Designer / Developer for Meow Wolf with a specialization in sensors, soft robotics, and computer vision.
Their works have been acquired by the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at USC, the Center on Contemporary Art, UC Berkeley, the Joan Flasch Collection at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, Syracuse University, as well as many other institutions. They have held residencies at Women’s Studio Workshop, KALA Arts Institute, and have exhibited their works at museums and galleries around the world including most recently the Museum Meermanno. They are a contributor for Ms. Magazine as well as a freelance journalist, fiction writer, and poet. They have received awards from The Pollination Project and the College Book Arts Association for their project JARRING III, a collection of survivor narratives which to date has raised over $10,000 for national rape crisis centers.
They are a California certified sexual assault and domestic violence crisis counselor and founder of the grassroots organization Art Against Assault, a collective encouraging the development of creative works which promote sexual assault and domestic violence awareness while raising funds for national and local survivor resources. Their performances and visual works have been heralded by the Huffington Post, ArtNet, Bustle, ATTN, Refinery29, Inquisitr, Mic., Sleek Magazine, Feminist Magazine, and elsewhere. They are a frequent guest speaker at conferences and universities on the subject of the intersection of advocacy and the arts. The first person to graduate in the Fiction concentration from the MFA in Book Art & Creative Writing at Mills College, they are an active book artist investigating the contemporary role of the book in our digitally-saturated world.