Tacie Jones' combined background in studio and social practice art, consciousness studies, and women and gender studies centers creativity and interconnection as catalysts for individual and community resilience. Tacie holds a B.F.A. in Studio Art from George Mason University, an M.Res (Master of Research) in Creative Practices from the Glasgow School of Art, an M.F.A. in Creative Technologies from Virginia Tech, and a practice-based interdisciplinary Ph.D. at Virginia Tech.