Author Profile
Rachael Marne Jones

Rachael Marne is a multi-disciplinary ceramic artist and writer whose artistic practice and research interests have ignited connections across the globe. Her primary interests are solastalgia, ecological awareness, and the inherent archaeological quality of clay to tell stories through form and material. She has completed residencies at the Red Lodge Clay Center, Medalta International Artists in Residence, and the Cub Creek Foundation, as well as being the first artist fellow of the Global Sustainability Fellows Program of the Sustainability Laboratory. She is currently a visiting assistant professor at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.


"Bank VI" filled with longleaf pine seeds, and buried in the subtropical forest of Louisiana (traditional lands of the Chahta Yakni- Choctaw peoples). Collaborators: Geren Huertin, Zach Fox, and Savannah Morales. Photo courtesy of Geren Huertin.
Founded in 2017, The Seed Bank Project honors the perspectives of individuals and their connections to specific regional lands and regional plants. Part of the mission is to create artwork that is accessible beyond the gallery, putting local voices and the community first.