Neil C. Jones is an artist and college art educator living in Baltimore. His work has been exhibited nationally, including Atlanta, Baltimore, New York City and Washington, DC, and internationally in Heidelberg, Germany, and Lacoste, France. An award-winning photographer, writer, newspaper editor and U.S Army veteran who served seven years as a public affairs specialist around the world, his work has been seen in publications including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Baltimore City Paper, Military Times, Press Box, Penn Lines, Soldiers Magazine and Stars and Stripes. He earned an MFA in Photographic and Electronic Media from the Maryland Institute College of Art, an MA in Digital Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design, and a BA in English Literature and Film Studies from the University of Delaware. In 2012, he was awarded the Individual Artist Award for Photography by the Maryland State Arts Council, and his recent photos of Baltimore protests were featured in Urbanite magazine's special issue Truth, Reconciliation, and Baltimore. As an educator, his teaching philosophy was featured in Garin Horner's 2016 edition of The Photography Teacher's Handbook: Practical Methods for Engaging Students in the Flipped Classroom.