Kellie Jones (born 1959) is an American art historian and curator. She is a Professor in Art History and Archaeology in African American Studies at Columbia University. She won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2016.
|Awards||MacArthur Fellow, 2016|
|Alma mater||Amherst College|
Her research interests include African Diaspora and African American artists, Latin American and Latino/a artists, and problems in contemporary art and museum theory. Jones has been published in journals such as NKA, Artforum, Flash Art, Atlantica, and Third Text. Jones has worked as a curator for over three decades.
Awards and honorsEdit
- 2005: David C. Driskell Prize.
- 2012: Artist-in-Residence at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation
- 2013: Andy Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant.
- 2013: Terra Foundation Fellow.
- 2016: MacArthur Fellows Program award.
- 2018: College Art Association Award for Excellence in Diversity.
- 2019: American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow. 
Curated and co-curated exhibits:
- Basquiat. New York: Brooklyn Museum, March 11, 2005 through June 5, 2005. Co-curators include Marc Mayer, Fred Hoffman, Kellie Jones, and Franklin Sirmans.
- Energy / Experimentation: Black Artists and Abstraction, 1964-1980. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 2006.
- Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960–1980. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, October 2, 2011–January 8, 2012; MOMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York, from October 21, 2012–March 11, 2013; and at the Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown, MA, from July 20-December 1, 2013.
- Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties. New York: Brooklyn Museum, March 7–July 13, 2014. Co-curated by Teresa A. Carbone and Kellie Jones.
- Jones, Kellie (2002). Lorna Simpson. London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 0714840386
- Jones, Kellie (2011). EyeMinded: Living And Writing Contemporary Art. Durham: Duke University Press. ISBN 978-0822348733
- Jones, Kellie (2011). Now Dig This!: Art & Black Los Angeles, 1960-1980. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum. ISBN 978-3791351360
- Jones, Kellie (2017). South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. Durham: Duke University Press. ISBN 978-0822361640
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- "2019 Fellows and International Honorary Members with their affiliations at the time of election". members.amacad.org. Retrieved 2020-03-09.
- "Brooklyn Museum". www.brooklynmuseum.org. Retrieved 2018-07-09.
- "Now Dig This!: Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980 | Now Dig This! digital archive | Hammer Museum". Hammer Museum. Retrieved 2018-07-09.
- "Brooklyn Museum: Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties". www.brooklynmuseum.org. Retrieved 2018-07-09.