Ms. Jones’ began her career as Head of Sample Line Production for London Fog Rainwear. She was drawn to costume design when she begain to volunteer in community theatre in her hometown Baltimore, Maryland. Ms. Jones chose to pursue theatre and accepted a position as Wardrobe Mistress at the Negro Ensemble Company in New York. She soon transitioned into designing, working at the New Federal Theatre, The Billie Holiday Theatre,Lincoln Center and assisting on Broadway. Vicki has costumed many notable actors including Phylicia Rashad, Denzel Washington and S. Epatha Merkerson, and worked with accomplished producers and directors Woodie King Jr., Spike Lee, Melvin Van Peebles and Samm-Art Williams.
Vicki returned to Baltimore and established Bethesda Arts Inc., a
non-profit theatre company with a mission to train academically challenged youth in theatre arts. BA is currently on hiatus.
Vicki designs for regional theatre, university theatre, and independent film and video productions. She has been an Adjunct Professor of Fashion Design at the Baltimore City Community College.
Ms. Jones established Bahari Sisters Inc. a non-profit organization which provides job training, healthcare services, and personal development skills to women and children in Kenya.
Ms. Jones is single and lives in Baltimore, where she is a member of New Psalmist Baptist Church.
"Vicki is a very creative costume designer...she is detailed in very different periods..."
Woodie King Jr.
Producing Director of the New Federal Theatre, NYC
Vicki in Nairobi at the Masai Market with Janet & Karen, two of the artisans who supply WRaptures with handmade jewelry.