Education

1983          Photography, M.S. Illinois Institute of Technology, The Institute of Design. Chicago, IL.

1977          Journalism, B.A. (minor: Television and Film). Howard University, Washington, D.C.


Solo Exhibitions

1999          “Looking Back/Moving Forward”. Howard Community College, Columbia, MD.

1998          “New Work”. Arlington County Board of Education, Arlington, VA.

1989          “Views of the Avenue”. Howard University Architecture and Planning Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1989          “The Avenue”. University of California Extension Center, University of California (Berkeley).

1988          “Couleur Photographie”. The Sumner School Museum and Archives, Washington, D.C.

1988          “The Avenue”. Eubie Blake Cultural Center, Baltimore, MD.

1987          “The Avenue”. The Mayor’s Art Gallery. The District Building, Washington, D.C.

1986          “Personal Vision”. Aberdeen Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1983          “Hyde Park: A Sociological Document”. The Institute of Design, Chicago, IL.

1983          Participating Artist. Vandercook College of Music. Chicago, IL.

1982          Participating Artist. Department of Chemistry, Illinois Institute of Technology. Chicago, IL. 

1979          Participating Artist. Documentation. United Black Fund of America, Inc. Washington, D.C.


Group Exhibitions

2016          I Am Montgomery College. Montgomery College Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2016          I Am Montgomery College. Lowe House Office Building, Annapolis, MD.

2015          Faces. Montgomery College Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2015          “A Lasting Vision, Photographs from the Institute of Design 1970-2001” Illinois Institute of Technology, Institute of Design.

2008          “Realizations”. Montgomery College Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2008          “Rhythm & Blue”. Montgomery College Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2007          “A Question of Color”. John’s Hopkins University, Montgomery County Campus. Representad by VisArts, Rockville, MD.

2006          Faculty Exhibition. Montgomery College, Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2005          “Black and White Perspectives: Images from the Three Campuses of Montgomery College”. Montgomery College Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2005          “Portraits of Life, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

2004          Faculty Exhibition. Montgomery College, Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2002          Faculty Exhibition. Montgomery College, Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2002          “Montgomery County Farm Documentation Project”. Traveling Exhibition, United States.

2001          Faculty Exhibition. Montgomery College, Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

1999          Faculty Exhibition. Howard Community College, Columbia MD.

1999          Hope in Our City: Anacostia, A Place of Spirit, Anacostia, VA.

1992          “Through the Looking Glass: The Work of African-American Fine Art Photographers In Washington”. Washington Center for Photography, Washington, D.C.

1992          “Right Down To The Roots”. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD.

1991          “Kaleidoscope”. Smithonian Institution: Anacostia Museum.

1991          “Visual Communication”. The Charles Sumner Museum and Archives, Washington, D.C.

1991          Juried Artist’s Studio Reviews. Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.

1991          “Your Shot, Our Show”. The Tartt Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1991          “Selected Views: A Showing of Images by Local Black Photographers”. Eubie Blake Cultural Center, Baltimore, MD.

1990          “Selected Views: A Showing of Images by Local Black Photographers”. Alexandria Black History Resource Center, Alexandria, VA.

1989          “Selected Views: A Showing of Images by Local Black Photographers”. Sumner School Museum and Archives, Washington, D.C.

1987          “Landscape and Still Life Photography: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection”. The Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University. Hamilton, NY.

1987          “Washington- A City and Her People”. Cultural Exchange Exhibition. State Department’s Art in Embassies Program.

1983          “Eight Varieties of Photographic Vision”.  University of Illinois, Chicago, IL.

1982          “Editorial Photography”. The Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL.

1981          “The American Document”. The Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL.

1979          United Black Fund of America, Inc., Washington, D.C.


Collections

The Brian V. Jones photographs collections. Albin O. Kuhn special collection, University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Established 2010.

The Connecticut Avenue series. The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C. Established 1993

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library. Established 1989.

The Gary M. Hofer Memorial Photography Collection. The Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University. Established 1976


Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Sabbaticals & Residencies

2016          “The Musicians Project”. Montgomery College, Rockville, MD. Fall semester.

2008          Outstanding Faculty Award. Montgomery College, Rockville, MD. Spring semester.

2008          Montgomery College: Make It Happen Innovation Grant. Spring semester.

2007          “International Student Project”. Montgomery College, Rockville, MD. Fall semester.

2004          Smithsonian Research Fellowship. Paul Peck Humanities Institute, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD.

2001          “Montgomery County Farm Documentation Project”. Montgomery College Foundation, Rockville, MD.

2000          “Montgomery County Farm Documentation Project”. Montgomery College Foundation, Rockville, MD.

1999          Participating Artist, Howard County African-American Artists. Howard Community College, Columbia, MD.

1998          Participating Artist, Annual Art Teacher’s Exhibition Arlington County Public Schools, Arlington, VA.

1997          Participating Artist, Annual Art Teacher’s Exhibition Arlington County Public Schools, Arlington, VA.

1996          Participating Artist, Annual Art Teacher’s Exhibition Arlington County Public Schools, Arlington, VA.

1995          Participating Artist, Annual Art Teacher’s Exhibition Arlington County Public Schools, Arlington, VA.

1995          “Free Within Ourselves: African-American Art from the Museum’s Collection”. National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1994          Participating Artist, Annual Art Teacher’s Exhibition Arlington County Public Schools, Arlington, VA.

1991          “Maryland Farm Preservation Project”. America the Beautiful Fund.

1991          Participating Artist, The National Conference of Artists 1991 Photography Exhibition. The Charles Sumner Museum and Archives, Washington, D.C.

1988          Grant Recipient. Artists in Education Program. District of Columbia Commission on the Art and Humanities, Washington, D.C.

1986          Grant Recipient, Artist Fellowship. District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, D.C.

1985          Award Recipient. “1985 Black Creativity Juried Art Show”. The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL.


Curatorial Projects

2008          “The International Student Project”. Montgomery College Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2006          “The Art of the Portrait”. Montgomery College Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.

2005          “Black and White Perspectives: Images from the Three Campuses of Montgomery College”. Montgomery College Media Arts Gallery, Rockville, MD.


Guest Lecturer & Workshops

1997          Workshop Instructor & Guest Lecturer. Ansel Adams Legacy, The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1996          Workshop Instructor. Smithsonian’s 150th Birthday Celebration, The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1995          Workshop Instructor & Guest Lecturer. Polaroid Portrait Studio, The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1995          Workshop Instructor. The Urban Landscape, The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1995          Guest Lecturer. The Industrial Landscape in Dauerreotypes, The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1994          Guest Lecturer. James VanDerZee Photographer, The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.

1994          Guest Lecturer. Berenice Abbott’s Photography, “Wednesdays at One” series. The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1994          Guest Lecturer. Career of a Professional African American Photographer, Smithsonian Institution Resident Associate Program, African-American Studies Center, Washington, D.C.

1992          Workshop Instructor. Meatyard Reconsidered. National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1992          Individual Artist Award. Visual Arts: Photography, Maryland State Arts Council.

1992          Guest Lecturer. African-American Photography. The Corcoran Gallery of Art Lecture Series, Washington, D.C.

1991          “Kaleidoscope”. Smithonian Institution: Anacostia Museum.

1991          “Perspectives on Harlem”. The Avenue: Documenting a Community. National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1991           Guest Lecturer. “Black Culture: Through a Photographic Eye”. The Sumner School Lecture Series.

1990          Guest Lecturer. “Black Culture: Through a Photographic Eye”. The Sumner School Lecture Series.

1989          Guest Lecturer. “Black Culture: Through a Photographic Eye”. The Sumner School Lecture Series.

1989          Moderator & Presenter. “Public Address in Urban Communities”. Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Rochester, NY.

1989          On-Site Coordinator. SPE Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Washington, D.C.

1989          Presenter, The Legacy of Black Photographers: Documenting the Visual World. The Society of American Archivists National Conference, St. Louis, MO.

1988          Co-presenter. Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Houston, TX.

1988          Guest Lecturer. “Black Culture: Through a Photographic Eye”. The Sumner School Lecture Series.

1984          Workshop Instructor. “Dye Transfer from Color Negatives”. The Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY.

1984          Workshop Instructor. “Airbrush Illustration Techniques”. The Dynamics Educational Foundation, Peoria, IL.

1983          Presenter. “TAP ONE Project”. Bureau of School Attendance, Chicago Public Schools.

1979          Presenter. United Black Fund of America, Inc., Washington, D.C.


Features & Publications

Special Collections highlight: "Street Scenes & African American Churches of the D.C. area". Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, Baltimore, MD. Published 2016.

Black Photographers: An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography, 1940-1988, D. Willis Thomas. Published 1989.

Cover Photograph, The Journal of Negro Education: Spring 1987.

Cover Photograph, The Journal of Negro Education: Winter 1987.

Cover Photograph, The Journal of Negro Education: Fall 1986.

Cover Photograph, The Journal of Negro Education: Fall 1985.

Cover Photograph, The Journal of Negro Education: Summer 1985.

Cover Photograph, The Journal of Negro Education: Winter 1985.

Cover Photograph, The Journal of Negro Education: Summer 1984.

Cover Photograph, The Psychology & Mental Health of Afro-American Women: A Selected Bibliography. Published 1984

The Best of College Photography Annual, Photographer’s Forum. Published 1983.

Editorial Photo Series, Ebony Magazine. Published December 1981

Cover Photograph & Editorial Photo series, Ivy Leaf, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Published Summer 1980.

Cover Photograph, The Journal of Negro Education: Summer 1979.