Working on his own or with others, Seitu Jones has created over 30 large scale public artworks, including work for three stations along the new Greenline LRT in St. Paul, MInnesota.
In addition to his Loeb Fellowship, Jones was millennium artist-in-residence for 651 Arts, in Brooklyn, NY, and was the City of Minneapolis’ first Artist-in-Residence. A 2013 Joyce Award from the Chicago Joyce Foundation allowed Jones to develop CREATE: The Community Meal, a dinner that focused on access to healthy food, for 2000 people at a one-half mile long table. In addition, he is working with members of his neighborhood to create a 5-acre farm in a new city park in Frogtown, St. Paul.
Jones teaches Urban Food Systems at the University of Minnesota and is on the faculty of Goddard College in Port Townsend, Washington. He has a BS in Landscape Design and a MLS in Environmental History.