Jeff Barnett-Winsby is an artist and community organizer with an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Photography. He has exhibited internationally and his second book, Mark West and Molly Rose, was published in 2010 by J&L Books. He has served on the faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Rhode Island.
He is a co-executive director, and founder, of the Wassaic Project and the Wassaic Artist Residency. He is a partner in Wassaic Community Development Partners, and organization dedicated to responsible and holistic real estate development. He lives in Wassaic, NY with his wife Bowie and their two daughters Gilvey and Fenner. He is a proud Commissioner of the Wassaic Fire District and a former chair of the Amenia Zoning Board of Appeals.