KB (Katharine Betty) Jones

She / Her / Hers



Betty (solo), Premises Gallery, Dallas, TX


The Land and the Fog (solo), Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Plein Air, The Armory Center for Art, Los Angeles, CA

Limbs and Carriage, ArtBuilt at Brooklyn Army Terminal, Brooklyn, NY

with Julia Goldman, Amelia Saddington, and Megan McLarney


Plein Air, MOCA Tucson, Tucson, AZ

Curated by Aurora Tang
Susanna Battin, Esteban Cabeza de Baca, iris yirei hu, KB Jones, Hillary Mushkin, Sterling Wells, Paula Wilson

XX Perfect Souls, Bad Water, Knoxville TN

Curated by Natalie Smith
Milano Chow, Michael Kennedy Costa, Jenni Crain, Rubens Ghenov, KB Jones, Sean Macalister, Sarah McMenimen, Anna Rosen, Jessica Parker Valentine


See You Soon, Art Lot, Brooklyn, NY

Private View IRL, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn NY


Private View, a traveling exhibition curated by Naomi Lev, Rebecca Pristoop and Sarah Crown

KB Jones, The Lemonade Stand, Fairbanks, AK


Well, The Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, New York


Alluvium, Aqua Regia, Santa Fe, NM curated by Crockett Bodelson

Artwork as Collection / Collection as Artwork, DVAA, Narrowsburg, NY curated by Valerie Mendelson

The Therapist Office, 1969 Gallery, New York, NY


Members Only, Peter Strauss Ranch National Park, Los Angeles, CA
Wedding, Biocultura, Santa Fe, NM


Drying Line, Keap Fourth Community Garden, Brooklyn, NY


Imaginarium, The Belconnen Art Centre, ACT, Australia curated by Dr. Amanda Stuart


Creature of Habit, Soft Feature, 50 Taaffe Place, Brooklyn, NY curated by Jenni Knight


Car Wash, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree – Albuquerque (with Myriam Tapp)


2017 6×6 Books: The Final Launch, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY (with i feel tractor)
I feel tractor is a three-person experimental folk band, in which I play the musical saw

2016 Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY (with i feel tractor)

2013 Paper Gifts, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico (with Myriam Tapp and Natalie Smith)
A reading / performance / experience featuring the poetry of Alice Notley

2012 Cookout, The International Symposium of Electronic Art, Albuquerque, NM
A free and public meal in a tent on an empty lot in the City of Albuquerque, during ISEA

2011 Thurston Moore, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY (w/ i feel tractor & Eileen Myles)


2020 The Chinati Foundation, Artist in Residence, Marfa, TX, Sept. – Oct.

2018 Land Arts of the American West Research Grant

2017 Biocultura, visiting artist and resident, Santa Fe, NM

2015 Citizens Committee of New York City Neighborhood Grantee with Keap Fourth Garden

2015 Land Arts of the American West Post MFA Research Grant

2014 The Australian National University, visiting artist and resident, Canberra, Australia

2013 SITE Santa Fe, Site Scholar

2013 The Tamarind Institute, Collaborative Lithography Program, Albuquerque, NM


Kendra Sullivan, Reps, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2024, cover

The Poetry Project Newsletter, #271 Winter 2023, cover art.

Hurricane Review, Annual Literary Arts Journal of Pensacola State College, Issue 20, 2022, cover and interior art. Rob McDonald, Sixth Finch, Online journal of poetry and art, Fall 2022 Issue, contributor.

Stacy Szymaszek, Famous Hermits, Archway Editions / distributed by Simon & Schuster, 2021, cover.

Bill Gilbert with Annica Cox, Arts Programming for the Anthropocene New York, NY: Routledge, 2019, contributor.

Nancy Seaton & Marie Warsh, ed., Prospect, Oasis, , 2019, contributor. 

The Poetry Project’s 44th Annual New Year’s Day Poster, The Poetry Project at St Mark’s Church; New York, 

NY. December 2017, poster design.

The Poetry Project’s The Recluse > Issue 13 , cover. 

Arlo Quint, Wires and Lights (New York, NY: Rust Buckle Books, 2016), cover and interior art.

Betsy Fagin, ed., The Poetry Project Newsletter, 2016, cover and interior art.

Edmund Berrigan, Let’s all Go Together (Wendell, MA: Fewer & Further Press, 2015), cover.

Dr. Amanda Stuart & Julia Boyd, Imaginarium Catalogue, Belconnen Arts Centre, Australia, 2015.

Crace Field Study Catalogue, The Australian National University, 2014.

HDTS 2013 – High Desert Test Sites, Events Catalog, Joshua Tree, CA, 2013.

Jessica Fiorini, Take it Personal (Atlanta, Georgia: Lame House Press, 2014), cover.

Paula Bomber, Amy King, and Jen Michalski, ed. “What She Says: The all Women Writers Issue,” Sententia

vol. 4, 2012, cover.

Betsy Fagin, Poverty Rush (New York: Three Sad Tigers Press, 2011), cover..


AX Mina, “Staying Close to the Land With Plein Air Painting”, Hyperallergic, Sept., 2023

Jacoba Urist, “Meet the 5 Women Artists who Own New York this September”, Cultured Magazine, 

Sept., 2023

Thao Votang, “Plein Air Is a Sobering Reminder of Human Impact on the Environment”, Hyperallergic, 

Aug., 2022

Lynn Trimble, “Plein Air Challenges Assumptions and Aesthetics at MOCA Tucson”, Southwest 

Contemporary, June, 2022

William Corwin, “Private View from Home to Home”, Art Spiel, January 7, 2021.

Sara MacNeil, “3 Questions with KB Jones”, The Santa Fe Reporter, January 9, 2018.

Shana Nys Dambrot, “Modern Dance & Street Art Collide in an Abandoned Swimming Pool”,, June, 2017

Matthew Irwin, “High Desert Test Sites”, Frieze, March, 2014.

Alison Oatman, “Blossoming Impossibly”, The Alibi, May, 2014.

Kim Stringfellow, “High Desert Test Sites: Free Range Art in Joshua Tree”, Artbound on KCET, Oct. 9 2013

Interview by Julia Goldberg. The Julia Goldberg Morning Show. KVSF, Santa Fe. 6 Dec. 2013. Radio.


2014 MFA, Visual Art, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2002 BA, Visual Art & Philosophy, Columbia University, New York, NY


2015 – present The Brearley School, Art Teacher, New York, NY

2022 – present Lesley University, Artist Mentor, Boston, MA

2023 The Chinati Foundation, Workshop Instructor, Marfa, TX, March

2017 Land Arts of the American West, Visiting Artist, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September

2014 The Australian National University, Visiting Artist, Canberra, Australia, July

2011 – 2014 The University of New Mexico, Instructor of Record, Albuquerque, NM