Jessica Bellamy

GRIDS creator and Executive Director, Jessica Bellamy,  graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Louisville (UofL) with degrees in Drawing (BFA), Graphic Design (BFA), Pan African Studies (BA), and a minor in Communication. As a former Neurodevelopmental Science research analyst at UofL, Jessica created a business that combines grassroots organizing, research, and information graphics. 


Currently, Jessica is on sabbatical as an Adobe Creative Resident. Through this residency, she aspires to change the face of Communication Design. She’ll be tackling new approaches to her creative process, execution, and evaluation in order to develop a new method to provoke a cultural shift.


To follow her design journey please visit her website: and find her on social media.

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Meet the Team

Kendrick R. Jones

Graphic Designer & Design Account Manager

Kendrick is a Kung Fu movie fan who does Graphic Design, Social content management and takes photos, in that order.

After graduating cum laude from Central State University, Kendrick weathered the windy city of Chicago where he developed an interest in designing for social change and small business awareness. Since his return to Louisville, KY Kendrick has worked for design firms, publishing houses, and nonprofits organizations.

On his 27th birthday, Kendrick married the love of his life, Amber. Their usual kale smoothie in one hand and Glass of bourbon in the
other has been replaced by two bundles of joy. Kendrick and Amber welcomed their beautiful twin daughters into the world in March 2017.
when work is on pause, the Joneses love to eat, climb trees and drink absurd amounts of coffee.

Cassia Herron

Community Engagement Coordinator

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Co-Operations & Projects Manager

Scz (pronounced seize) is a Louisville-based educator, scholar, cultural producer, deejay, and mixed media artist whose work focuses on the intersections of decolonization, Hip Hop, migration, identity, and belonging. They received their Master’s from the University of East London in forced migration and they are a member of The Abolition Collective. They have partnered with Sarabande, Louisville Youth Poets, Women in Transition, Bluegrass Technical and Community College, Trans Latinx justice workers, Kentucky Dream Coalition/Immigrants Fights For Rights and Equality, Kentucky Alliance against Racism and Political Repression, and Louisville Showing up for Racial Justice on topics of media justice, decolonization and cultural organizing.

Jared Zarantonello

Co-Operations & Projects Manager

Jared is an educator, sound designer and community organizer based in Louisville, Ky. His work most often lies at the intersection of critical history, sound, technology, migration and community liberation. He holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Louisville and a M.A. in Forced Migration Studies from the University of East London.

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