Aaron Jones is a registered architect, illustrator, and fabricator based in Detroit, MI. Aaron produces experimental theaters, pop-up structures, comic books, performance art, and critical writing in collaboration with leading creative professionals and organizations around the world.
Aaron has practiced architecture in Oklahoma, Texas, and Michigan. He holds a Master of Architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and was a fellow at the Centre d’Etudes Maghrébines à Tunis, sponsored by the US Dept. of State. Since 2011 Aaron has practiced on Detroit’s east side as co-founder of Talking Dolls studio, and teaches at the university level as Assistant Professor at LTU CoAD. Aaron is a touring architect with performance group Complex Movements - who’s collaborative output has been showcased and reviewed internationally. Other accomplishments include work with New Project’s ( Chicago ), The Storefront for Art and Architecture ( NYC ), the Goethe Institut ( Johannesburg ) and On The Boards ( Seattle ). Recently, Aaron was awarded a research residency from the BEMIS Center and participated in the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. Along with Wesley Taylor, Aaron co-runs an exhibition space in Los Angeles called Big Models - where they work out ideas regarding contemporary design. Next semester their collaborative project 'an archipelago' will travel to France for Biennale Internationale Design St. Etienne and Aaron will serve as Visiting Artist (architect) at Cranbrook Academy of Art.