CV

b. 1979
Minneapolis, MN

EDUCATION

2010      MFA, The University of Georgia, The Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA
2001      BFA, Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO
2000      Studio Art Centers International. Florence, Italy


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Love Thy Neighbor. Staple Goods Gallery. New Orleans, LA 

2016
Love Thy Neighbor. University Art Gallery. The University of the South. Sewanee, TN

2015
Letting Go. Zeitgeist Gallery. Nashville, TN
Problems Without Names. Hodges Library, The University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN

2014
Matriarchs, Threesquared Gallery, Nashville, TN 

2013
Within These Walls, Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA
Dark Inside, Smoyer Gallery, Roanoke College, Roanoke, VA

2012
Domestic Disturbance, University Art Gallery, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN
Dark Inside, Invisible Hand Gallery. Lawrence, KS

2011
Obsessive Constructs. Milliken Gallery, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC
Sub Urban Legends, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2010
Smile, Carlos Gallery, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

2009
Paradise Lost, Bridge Gallery, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2008
Proliferate, Back Room Gallery, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO
Portraits, Campanella Gallery, Park University, Parkville, MO

2006
Silver Crowns, The Epsten Gallery at the Kansas City Jewish Museum, Overland Park, KS


TWO/THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014
Defiant Providers: Jessica Scott Felder and Jessica Wohl,  Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Contemporary Focus: Jean Hess, Althea Murphy-Price and Jessica Wohl, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN       

2007
Body Organs and Wedding Bells: Meredith Host and Jessica Wohl, Beco Gallery, Kansas City, MO

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Cut and Paste: Contemporary Collage. Site: Brooklyn.  (Juror: Jared Ash). Brooklyn, NY
Process: The Altered Photo. Helikon Gallery. Denver, CO
A Tennessee Ekphrasis Project. Central Collective. Knoxville, TN

2016
Number: Presents Art of the South. Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art. Memphis, TN
(Juror: Chad Alligood)
American Woman. Slocumb Gallery, Eastern Tennessee State University. Johnson City, TN
(Juror: Al Miner)


2015
Signal 8. Cat Street Gallery. Hong Kong
Cracker. Cat Street Gallery. Hong Kong
Metamorphosis. Belfast Photo Festival. Queen Street Studio Gallery. (Jurors: Michael Weir and Aoife Early). Belfast, Ireland
Tease: Hair as Muse and Material. Athens Institute of Contemporary Art. Athens, GA
Continuous Threads- 200 Years of Georgia Textiles. Environmental and Heritage Center. Buford, GA


2014
The Embroidered Image. Robert Mann Gallery. (curated by Orly Cogan). New York, NY  
Live Amateurs. Mint Gallery. Atlanta, GA

2013
Silver and Exact. Piedmont College Studio Art Building Gallery. Demorest, GA
Urban Suburban. Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

2012
Hemmed In: Embroidery and Needlework from MK and Beyond, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom (curated by Mr. X Stitch)
Little Things Mean A Lot, Swan Coach House, Atlanta, GA
Chow Chow. Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University. Johnson City, TN
Gothic. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. Santa Ana, CA
Haircake Show. Tennis Court. Brooklyn, NY (curated by Coral Short)
Drawn from Athens. Gallery Hotel Indigo-Athens. Athens, GA
Drawn from Athens. Hudgens Center for the Arts. Duluth, GA

2011
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
Urban Suburban, Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
The Contemporary Frequency: Women in Today’s Arts, Gallery F, Nashville, TN
So Many Open Houses, Installation at the Mountainaire Hotel. Low Key Arts, Hot Springs, AR
Near and Yonder, Look Around Art Space, Palouse, WA
Uncanny: Surreal Photography, PhotoPlace Gallery, Online Annex, Middlebury, VT

2010
Anthem: 14 American Artists, Babel Kunst, Trondheim, Norway
A Sense of Place, Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami, FL (curated by Guerra de la Paz)
Familiar: Portraits of Proximity, Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
Hello, I’m New Here, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 0-2 Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Searching for God, Kuhn Fine Arts Gallery. The Ohio State University at Marion, Marion, OH
68.95: From Point A to Point A, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 0-2 Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Gallery 307, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2009
My Strawberry Roan. Finnish Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
Showing the Seams: Crafting Romance. Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA
Lamar Dodd School of Art Juried Student Exhibition. Gallery 307, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Selections for Your Satisfaction. The Bridge Gallery, The University of Georgia. Athens, GA
Urban Suburban. The Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

2008
Making It, The Art of Contemporary Craft. Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA
Pandered Racehorse: Objects of Collection. Turner Student Gallery, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
La Loteria: Arte y Adivinanzas. Mattie Rhodes Art Center, Kansas City, MO
Body Double. University of Georgia Atlanta Alumni Center, Atlanta, GA

2007
The Halpert Biennial 2007. Catherine J. Nash Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

2006
RE: Members Juried Exhibition. The Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO
Cassanova Debutant Ball. Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2005
The Halpert Biennial 2005. Catherine J. Nash Gallery, Appalachian State University. Boone, NC

2001
The Illustration West 39 Annual Exhibition. California State University Northridge Art Gallery, The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Xenos Society: Origins. Destination Gallery, Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO

2000
The Society of Korea Illusart International Exchange Exhibition. Wood Duk Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The Illustration West 38 Annual Exhibition. Mendenhall Gallery, The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, Pasadena, CA



SELECTED AWARDS and FELLOWSHIPS

2016
Artist Grant. Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT

2015
Faculty Development Grant. The University of the South. Sewanee, TN 

2014
Faculty Development Grant. The University of the South. Sewanee, TN 

2013
Council on Undergraduate Research Grant. The University of the South. Sewanee, TN       

2012
Faculty Development Grant. The University of the South. Sewanee, TN 
Innovation in Teaching and Learning Grant. The University of the South. Sewanee, TN 

2011
Innovation in Teaching and Learning Grant. The University of the South. Sewanee, TN 

2010 
Brown Foundation Fellowship, The University of the South. Sewanee, TN

2009
3rd Place- $1,000. Myartspace.com Gradute Scholarship Competition. 
Juror's Award, Lamar Dodd School of Art Juried Student Exhibition. The University of Georgia. Athens, GA

2008 
Juror's Award, Making It–The Art of Contemporary Craft, Gallery RFD, Swainsboro, GA

2007-2010 
Graduate Assistantship/Full Scholarship and Stipend. The University of Georgia, Athens, GA  

2006 
Jerome Fellowship. The Jerome Foundation and the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, New York Mills, MN
Finalist. The Artist's Magazine 's 23rd Annual Art Competition

2001
Art History Mentor Award. Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO

2000
Silver Prize. Second International Cybernet Competition. Society of Korea Illusart. Seoul, Korea

2001
Outstanding Artist Award Scholarship, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO 

1997
Kopp Foundation Scholarship. Kopp Family Foundation Scholarship Fund, Minneapolis, MN


LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS and WORKSHOPS

2017
Visiting Artist. Artist Talk, Graduate Critiques and Collage Workshop. Jacksonville University MFA program. Jacksonville, FL. July 6-7.            
Artist Talk and Collage Workshop. Art on the Rise. Saint Andrew's Sewanee. Sewanee, TN.
“You’re All Going to Fail: Creating a safe environment for trial, error, failure and reflection in the liberal arts classroom.” For Teaching the Creative Process: iterative work and self-evaluation in a liberal arts context, panelist, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education Biannual Conference. Kansas City, MO. April 8.
Artist Talk, Love Thy Neighbor. Staple Goods Gallery. New Orleans, LA

2015 
Visiting Artist. Public Lecture, Graduate Critiques. Rochester Institute of Technology. Rochester, NY. November 13-16.
Visiting Artist. Artist Talk, Student Critiques. Watkins School of Art, Design & Film. Nashville, TN. Nov. 9.
Open the Gates: Building Our Community through a Discussion on Racial Diversity, moderator. The University of the South, Sewanee, TN. April 1.
Shifting Lines: The Evolving Role of Drawing in Foundations, session chair, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education Annual Conference. Indianapolis, IN. March 26.
Visiting Artist. Artist Talk.  The University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN. February 3. 

2014                       
“Poses and Postures: The Face, the Body and the Mainstream Media.” Women on Women, panelist,    Southeastern College Art Association Annual Conference. Sarasota, FL, October 9.
Artist Talk and Presentation. Knoxville Museum of Art. Knoxville, TN. February 5.
“I Just Don’t Get It: Comprehending Contemporary Art” and A Mark in Time: the Evolution of Drawing from Ancient to Contemporary,” faculty. Sewanee Summer Seminar. The University of the South, Sewanee, TN. June 24 and 26. July 8 and 10.

2012           
Artist Talk. University Art Gallery. The University of the South. Sewanee, TN. November 30. 

2011                       
“Getting to know you, Projects in Introductions and Collaborations.” Foundations in Art: Theory and   Education (FATE): The Start of a Beautiful Relationship: Creative Introductory Activities and Projects, panelist. Southeastern College Art Conference, Savannah, GA, November 12.
Visiting Artist, Converse College. Spartanburg, SC. March 17.                       

2010                       
Portraits of Proximity, panelist. Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS.  November 7
Artist Talk, Carlos Gallery, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN. October 8.
Visiting Artist. Public Presentation, Piedmont College. Demorest, GA

2009                       
Visiting Artist. Public Presentation, Piedmont College. Athens, GA
Artist Talk, Lamar Dodd School of Art Annual Board of Visitors Meeting, University of Georgia, Athens, GA         
Volunteer Designer, Exhibition Coordinator. Juried Student Show. The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2006                       
Visiting Artist, Kansas City Art Institute, Illustration elective. Kansas City, MN
Visiting Artist, New York Mills Public Schools. New York Mills, MN
Visiting Artist, Perham Public Schools. Perham, MN

2005                       
Visiting Artist, Detroit Lakes Artists Forum. Detroit Lakes, MN
“The Art Experience for Children in Kansas City,” guest speaker. Sprint Corporation. Overland Park, KS


JURYING 

2017
Art on the Rise. Saint Andrews Sewanee. Sewanee, TN

2016               
Reviewer for Residency Applications. Hambidge Center for the Arts. Rabun Gap, GA 

2012
Full CAST. Craft Artists of Southern Tennessee, Tennessee Association of Craft Artists. Saint Andrews Sewanee. Sewanee, TN
Currey Juried Student Show. Watkins College of Art, Design & Film. Nashville, TN
Juried Student Art Exhibition. Converse College. Spartanburg, SC

2010
2010 Congressional Art Competition, United States House of Representatives, Athens, GA

RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS attended 

2016               
Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, Vermont
Hambidge Center for the Arts. Rabun Gap, Georgia 
Power of Dialogue: Constructive conversations on Divisive Issues. Public Conversations Project. Boston, Massachusetts

2015                
The Inclusive Classroom and Beyond. Workshop with Dr. Alma Clayton-Pederson. The University of the South, Sewanee, TN, October 24.
Telling Your Own Story, embroidery workshop with Tilleke Schwartz. Shakerag Workshops, Sewanee, TN
The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present Conference, ASAP/7: Arts & the Public. Greenville, SC                                

2014               
Victorian Hair Art, workshop with Karen Bachmann. Museum of Morbid Anatomy, Brooklyn, NY
Draw2014: Why Draw Now? International Drawing Symposium. Carnegie Mellon University School of Art. Pittsburgh, PA
Cut it Out, workshop with Bèatrice Coron. Shakerag workshops, Sewanee, TN
Quilt: Anyway You Didn’t Think About It, workshop with Luke Haynes. Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2013               
Modern Quilt Making, workshop with Kim Eichler-Messmer. Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Gatlinburg, TN

2012               
Hambidge Center for the Arts. Rabun Gap, Georgia
Sewing Design: Open Construction, workshop with Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin Studio. Shakerag workshops, Sewanee, TN

2010               
Grant Writing. The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

2009               
Plaster and Mold Making, workshop with Tom Spleth. Wolf Creek Pottery, Watkinsville, GA

2006               
New York Mills Arts Retreat. New York Mills Regional Cultural Center, New York Mills, MN
Figurative Sculpture, workshop with Laura DeAngelis. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO    

2000               
Painting The Figure, workshop with Milt Kobayashi. The Scottsdale Artists School, Scottsdale, AZ

1999               
The Illustration Academy, Workshop with Mark English, John English, Brent Watkinson, Gary Kelley and Bart Forbes. William Jewel College, Liberty, MO


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
Sprint Nextel Corporation
H&R Block World Headquarters
Siena Art Institute Library
Private Collections


ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2017-Present
Director of Academic Advising. The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

2012-Present       
Assistant Professor of Art. The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

2010-2012          
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Brown Foundation Fellow (Fall 2011). The University of the South, Sewanee, TN      

2010                 
Part time Instructor, The University of Georgia. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA                         

2007-2010           
Graduate Teaching Assistant- Teacher of Record, The University of Georgia. Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA

2007
Adjunct Instructor, Maple Woods Community College. Kansas City, MO

2004-2008           
Instructor-ArtLab, pre-college summer residency program, Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO.