Jessica Wohl 

Born 1979 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Lives and works in Sewanee, Tennessee.


2010    The University of Georgia. MFA, Drawing and Painting. Athens, GA

2001    Kansas City Art Institute. BFA, Illustration and Art History. Kansas City, MO 

2000    Studio Art Centers International. Florence, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

2023   ROY C. MOORE ART GALLERY. Imagining Matriarchy. The University of North Georgia. 
           Gainesville, GA

2021    UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY. Imagining Matriarchy. Sewanee. TN

2019    BROWSING ROOM GALLERY. The Precious Years. Nashville, TN

2017    STAPLE GOODS GALLERY. Love Thy Neighbor. New Orleans, LA

2016    UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY. The University of the South. Love Thy Neighbor. Sewanee, 


2015    ZEITGEIST GALLERY. Letting Go. Nashville, TN

            HODGES LIBRARY. The University of Tennessee. Problems Without Names. Knoxville, TN     

2014    THREESQUARED GALLERY. Matriarchs. Nashville, TN

2013    MASON-SCHARFENSTEIN MUSEUM OF ART. Piedmont College. Within These Walls.          

            Demorest, GA

            SMOYER GALLERY, Roanoke College. Dark Inside. Roanoke, VA

2012    UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY. The University of the South. Domestic Disturbance. 

            Sewanee, TN

            INVISIBLE HAND GALLERY. Dark Inside.Lawrence, KS

2011    MILLIKEN GALLERY. Converse College. Obsessive Constructs.Spartanburg, SC

2010    CARLOS GALLERY. The University of the South. Smile. Sewanee, TN

2009    THE BRIDGE GALLERY. The University of Georgia. Paradise Lost. Athens, GA

2008    BACK ROOM GALLERY. Leedy Voulkos Art Center. Proliferate. Kansas City, MO

            CAMPANELLA GALLERY. Park University. Portraits. Parkville, MO

2006    THE EPSTEIN GALLERY at the KANSAS CITY JEWISH MUSEUM. Silver Crowns.      

            Overland Park, KS


Two and Three Person Exhibitions

2020    21C MUSEUM HOTEL. Elevate: Kansas City (Armin Mühsam). Kansas City, MO

2018    WEINBERGER FINE ARTS DRAWING ROOM. Thoughts and Prayers. (Linda Lighton)

            Kansas City, MO


2014    KNOXVILLE MUSEUM OF ART. Contemporary Focus 2014. (Jean Hess, Althea Murphy-

            Price). Knoxville, TN

            KIBBEE GALLERY. Defiant Providers. (Jessica Scott-Felder). Atlanta, GA

2011    ZEITGEIST GALLERY. Sub Urban Legends. (Justin Plakas). Nashville, TN

2007    BECO GALLERY. Body Organs and Wedding Bells. (Meredith Host). Kansas City, MO

Group Exhibitions

2023    JAVITS CENTER. Photofairs. The Robert Mann Gallery. New York, NY 

            YEISER ART CENTER. Fantastic Fibers. Paducah, KY

            THAMES ART GALLERY. Tether. Chatham-Kent, ON, Canada

            ATLANTA CENTER AT AMERICAS MART. Quiltcon 2023. Atlanta, GA

2022    B22: WIREGRASS MUSEUM OF ART. Wiregrass Biennial. Dothan, AL

2021    ROBERT MANN GALLERY. Fotofiber. New York, NY

            SOIL GALLERY. Always On: Art & Motherhood. Curated by Kelda Martensen and Paula    

            Rebsom. Seattle, WA

            UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ART MUSEUM. This is America* . Lexington, KY

2020    WHITESPACE GALLERY. Parallel. Curated by Teresa Bramlett Reeves. Atlanta, GA

            BLOCKFORT GALLERY. Undeniable Threads. Midwest Craft Con. Colombus, OH

            GALLERY@INDIGO. Hotel Indigo. Tiny Universe III. Athens, GA

            I LIKE YOUR WORK. Drowned Neon Rose.Juror: Kirstin Lamb                        


2019    NASHVILLE CONVENTION CENTER. Modern Quilt Guild. Quiltcon 2019. Nashivlle, TN

            BUSH ART CENTER, St. Norbert College. Why We Collect. De Pere, WI

            MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY at Old Parliament House. #UDHRquilt Project.   

            Canberra, Australia


2018    MUSEUM OF DESIGN ATLANTA. Making Change. Atlanta, GA

            ALBANY MUSEUM OF ART. Home Tour. Albany, GA

            PASADENA CONVENTION CENTER. Modern Quilt Guild. Quiltcon 2018. Pasadena, CA

            TIPTON GALLERY, East Tennessee State University. Side by Side: Warhol, Yoga and the 

            Body. Johnson City, TN

            HUMBLE ARTS FOUNDATION. Source Material.

            500X GALLERY. Instagrammar. Curated by Chris Ireland. Dallas, TX

            CUSTOM HOUSE LEITH. Spilt Milk Gallery. oh mother. Edinburgh, Scotland

            CROSSTOWN ARTS. Art of the South. Juror: Brian Jobe. Memphis, TN

2017    SITE: BROOKLYN. Cut and Paste: Contemporary Collage. Juror: Jared Ash. Brooklyn, NY

            HELIKON GALLERY. Process: The Altered Photo. Denver, CO

            CENTRAL COLLECTIVE. A Tennessee Ekphrasis Project. Knoxville, TN

2016    FOGELMAN GALLERIES OF CONTEMPORARY ART. Number: Presents Art of the South              Juror: Chad Alligood. Memphis, TN

            SLOCUMB GALLERY, East Tennessee State UniversityAmerican Woman.Juror: Al Miner              Johnson City, TN


2015    QSS GALLERY. Belfast Photo Festival 2015: Metamorphosis. Jurors: Michael Weir and 

            Aoife EarleyBelfast, Ireland

           HONG KONG CONVENTION CENTER. The Cat Street Gallery. Affordable Art Fair. Hong


           ENVIRONMENTAL HERITAGE CENTER. Continuous Threads: 200 Years of Georgia     

           Textiles. Buford, GA

           ATHENS INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART. Tease: Hair as Muse and Material. 

           Athens, GA

           CAT STREET GALLERY. Cracker. Hong Kong

2014    ROBERT MANN GALLERY. The Embroidered Image. New York, NY
            MINT GALLERY. Live Amateurs. Atlanta, GA




            Overland Park, KS        


2012     MK GALLERY. Hemmed In: Embroidery and Needlework from MK and Beyond. Milton 

             Keynes, United Kingdom      

             SWAN COACH HOUSE. Little Things Mean A Lot. Atlanta, GA

             SLOCUMB GALLERY, East Tennessee State University. Chow Chow. Johnson City, TN

             KANSAS CITY JEWISH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART. Urban Suburban.           

             Overland Park, KS


             TENNIS COURT. Haircake Show. Curated by Coral Short. Brooklyn, NY

             GALLERY HOTEL INDIGIO–ATHENS. Drawn from Athens. Athens, GA

             HUDGENS CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Drawn from Athens. Duluth, GA

2011    MASS MOCA. An Exchange with Sol LeWitt. North Adams, MA

            SIENA ART INSTITUTE. Drawing Connections. Siena, Italy

            GALLERY F. The Contemporary Frequency: Women in Today’s Arts. Nashville, TN

            MOUNTAINAIRE HOTEL. Low Key Arts. So Many Open Houses. Hot Springs, AR

            LOOK AROUND ART SPACE. Near and Yonder. Palouse, WA

            PHOTOPLACE GALLERY, Online Annex. Uncanny: Surreal Photography. Middlebury, VT

2010    BABEL KUNST. Anthem: 14 American Artists. Trondheim, Norway

            CAROL JAZZAR GALLERY. A Sense of Place. Curated by Guerra de la Paz. Miami, FL

            KANSAS CITY JEWISH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART. Familiar: Portraits of 

            Proximity. Overland Park, KS

            THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF GEORGIA, 0-2 Gallery. Hello, I’m New       

            Here. Atlanta, GA

            KUHN FINE ARTS GALLERY. The Ohio State University at Marion. Searching for God. 

            Marion, OH

            GALLERY 307, The University of Georgia. Master of Fine Arts Exhibition. Athens, GA

2009     FINNISH ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS GALLERY. My Strawberry Roan. Helsinki, Finland

             ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART. Showing the Seams: Crafting 

             Romance. Athens, GA

             GALLERY 307. The University of Georgia. Lamar Dodd School of Art Juried Student 

             Exhibition. Athens, GA

             THE BRIDGE GALLERY, The University of Georgia. Selections for Your Satisfaction. 

             Athens, GA


2008     GALLERY RFD. Making It, The Art of Contemporary Craft. Swainsboro, GA

             TURNER STUDENT GALLERY. Alfred University. Pandered Racehorse: Objects of 

             Collection. Alfred, NY

             MATTIE RHODES ART CENTER. La Loteria: Arte y Adivinanzas. Kansas City, MO


2007     CATHERINE J. NASH GALLERY. Appalachian State University. The Halpert Biennial 2007                        

             Boone, NC


2006     THE KANSAS CITY ARTISTS COALITIONRE: Members Juried Exhibition. Kansas City, 


             FAHRENHEIT GALLERY. Cassanova Debutant Ball. Kansas City, MO

2005     CATHERINE J. NASH GALLERY, Appalachian State University. The Halpert Biennial 2005                        

             Boone, NC

2004     HALLAR GALLERY. Second Annual Anniversary Show. Kansas City, MO


             Illustrators Los Angeles. The Illustration West 39 Annual Exhibition.  Los Angeles, CA

             DESTINATION GALLERY, Kansas City Art Institute. Xenos Society: Origins. Kansas City, 



2000     WOOD DUK GALLERY. The Society of Korea Illusart International Exchange Exhibition.               

             Seoul, Korea

             MENDENHALL GALLERY. The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles The Illustration West 38    

             Annual Exhibition. Pasadena, CA


Reviews and Publications

2023    CURATED QUILTS. Ricks, Christine. "Abstract" Issue 23. April. p. 75

            NORTHWESTERN ART REVIEW. Resnick, Aimee. An Interview with Jessica Wohl. 


             CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS. Kennedy, Mark. Have a beloved garment that’s

                    ripped or torn? Sewanee artist has a solution. Feb. 12. 

2022    UNRAVELING WOMEN’S ART. Henderson, P.L. Aurora Metro Books. p.106

2021    CURATED QUILTS. Bowen, Brittany. “Together from Afar.” July 20

            RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS. Cover Image. Vol. 2 No. 4

2020    THE NEW YORK TIMES T-MAGAZINE. O’Grady, Megan. 6 illustrations for The Shadows. 

                    Culture Issue, April 19. p 100-103

            LETTRE INTERNATIONAL. Saltz, Jerry. Kunstsystem im Koma. Rupnik, Jacques. Die 

                     Ungarische Frage. Bachmann, Dieter. Was Man Sagen Kann. Issue 129. June. p 3, 

                     31-35, 119-121 and 122-125.

2019     CURATED QUILTS. Ricks, Christine. “Stars” Issue 9, October 
             CURATED QUILTS. Ricks, Christine. “Well Said” Issue 8, Spring 2019. p 19

             ARTIST/MOTHER PODCAST. Finding Your Voice and Going Outside Your Medium with 

                   Jessica Wohl. April 1. 52 min.  

2018     DALLAS NEWS. Keomoungkhoun, Nataly. “‘Instagammar’ at 500X Gallery invites us to 

                   socialize over photos and art–minus the screens. Nov. 15

             CURATED QUILTS. Albury, Elisa. “A Creative Reset Pep Talk.” Issue 3, Spring 2018. p.45

             KCUR. Kniggendorf, Anne. “In New Show, Kansas City Artists Hope to Provoke More 

                   than Thoughts and Prayers. May 11.

             GINGER. “Jessica Wohl: Selections from Love Thy Neighbor.” Issue 12, Spring 2018. 


             HYPERALLERGIC. Reizman, Reneè. “Quilts as Tools for Resistance.” Mar. 1. 


             CRAFT INDUSTRY ALLIANCE. Blakesley, Katie. “Statement Quilts at QuiltCon 2018 

                   Create Calls-to Action. Mar. 26.

             TEXTIEL PLUS. Swinkles, Dorothè. “Blikvangers” (Highlights). Issue 243, Spring 2018. 


2017      NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS. No. 130, Southern Issue. Juror: Veronica Roberts. July 


              ARTISTRY IN FIBER, VOL. 1: WALL ART. E. Ashley Rooney and Anne Lee. Shiffer 

                    Publishing, July 2017. 204-205.

              INFRINGE. Mascolo, Alex. “Domestic spaces are imbued with an eerie sense of life in 

                    Jessica Wohl’s hairy installations.” Art & Culture. July 24.

              FLOROMANCY. Wohl, Jessica. “There’s No Hiding in the Valley.” Issue 14, June.   


              LITERARY HUB. McCarter, Stephanie. “From Penelope to Pussyhats, the Ancient 

                    Origins of Feminist Craftivism: On Subversive Uses of Women’s Handicrafts 

                    Throughout History. June 7.

              BURNAWAY. Hitselberger, Brian and Wohl, Jessica. Talking Heads: Brian Hitselberger 

                     and Jessica Wohl on Converging Paths. March 29.

             HI-FRUCTOSE MAGAZINE. Smith, Andy. Show ‘Process’ Explores Photography as 

                     ‘Means to an End.’ Feb. 27

             GRIST: A Literary Journal in the Arts. 10th Anniversary Issue. February
             MUSEE MAGAZINE. Farrell, Lucy. Woman Crush Wednesday: Jessica Wohl. Jan. 11

             NASHVILLE ARTS MAGAZINE. Ciccarone, Erica. Love Thy Neighbor: Jessica Wohl 

                      Beckons from Across the Divide. January

2016     LOCATE ARTS. Aldrich, Eleanor. The Focus. “Interview: Jessica Wohl.” Dec. 1. 


             THE JEALOUS CURATOR. Krysa, Danielle. “Jessica Wohl.” August 16. 


             THE STEIDZ MAGAZINE. Tallent, Camille. “Jessica Wohl: Family Albums. 2016-17, 

                      September. p. 54-63. France.

             MR. X STITCH. Chalmers, Jamie. 2016 Calendar, December. Bedfordshire, United 


             FRANKIE MAGAZINE. "A Bit of Art: Jessica Wohl Spills the Beans on Her Stitched-Up 

                      Creation." November- December Issue. p.118. Australia 

2015     ART NEWS. Editors of ARTnews. “‘Letting Go’ & ‘New Personal Best!’ at Zeitgeist 

                      Gallery.” June 18.

             NASHVILLE SCENE. Hutson, Laura.“The War at Home: Zeitgeist Gallery showcases 

                      provocative original works from John Donovan and Jessica Wohl. May 28. 


             BURNAWAY. Ciccarone, Erica. “The End of Anxiety: Jessica Wohl ‘s Letting Go.” May 


             THE TENNESSEAN. Estes, Sara. “Jessica Wohl’s collages of found fabric are eerily 

                      personal.” May 23

             METAL MAGAINE. Pal, Amrita. “Jessica Wohl: Suburbia Disturbia.” May 5.

             MAKE8ELIEVE MAGAZINE. Lefebvre, Baptiste. GRRR. Issue #7. March
             VOGUE. Spryou, John. Step Right Up: 9 Amazing Staircases from Around 

                      the World. January 16
             EMBROIDERY MAGAZINE. Hall, Jo. “Caught Off Camera.” Vol. 66. January/February 

                      Issue, 24-25

2014     NYCNASH. Ciccarone, Erica. “Subversively Spooky at Threesquared.” October 26. 


             BITE MAGAZINE. Nazaraly, Nadirah. “Jessica Wohl,” Pre Fall, Issue 9, 116-121

             MAKE. Salomone, Andrew. “Jessica Wohl’s Sewn Drawings.” September 4. 


             HYPERALLERGIC. Stern, Melissa. “Transformative Touch: Photographs Laced with         

                      Thread.” August 7.

             DESIGN MILK. Behringer, David. “Stitching Photographs: Various Approaches.” July 23. 


             COLLECTOR DAILY. Knoblauch, Loring. “The Embroidered Image @Robert Mann” July 


             CREATIVE LOAFING ATLANTA. Vega, Muriel. “Artists Jessica Wohl and Jessica Scott-

                      Felder talk being ‘Defiant’”. June 30

             THE VILLIAGE VOICE. Dawson, Jessica. “‘The Embroidered Image’ is Sew Revealing at 

                     Robert Mann Gallery.” June 11.

             MUSEE MAGAZINE. Minyard, Ashley. “The Embroidered Image at Robert Mann Gallery.”      

                    June 3.

             KINGDOM OF STYLE. Thomson, Marie. “Goldface.” May 24 


             NUMBER: SEVENTY EIGHT. Contreras-Koterbay, Scott. “Contemporary Focus 2014.” 

                    Spring Issue. p.17

             NASHVILLE SCENE. Kavass, Veronica. “My Own Private Art Collection.” March 31

             BURNAWAY. Cash, Stephanie “Burnaway’s Best: Who and What to Keep an Eye on in 

                    2014. January 2.

2012    ARTBOX MAGAZINE. Jones, Andy. "What Goes on Behind Closed Doors: Jessica Wohl"

                   May-June. Issue 20. p. 70-81        

            OBVIOUS MAGAZINE. Petit, Gabi. Brazil. "A Invisibilidade Visible de Jessica Wohl." April


             FLAGPOLE MAGAZINE. Barratt, Caroline. “Drawn Together.” February 1. p.9

             DAILY PLANET. Discovery Channel Canada. Air Date: January 3

             MR. X STITCH. “The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge–Jessica Wohl. January 12. 


2011     GLOSS MAGAZINE. Canepa, Clara. “Ideia Cabeluda.” Brazil. December issue, p. 17

             THE LOST INNOCENCE. Giolai, Irene Pollini. “Jessica Wohl. L’Ironia Della Prezunzione.” 

                     Nov. 18.

             BOING BOING. Doctorow, Cory. “Staircase covered in a cascade of synthetic human 

                     hair.” Nov. 3.

             IT’S NICE THAT. Alderson, Rob. “Jessica Wohl: Mountainaire Hotel.” Oct. 26. 


             CURBED NATIONAL. Firshein, Sarah. “Woman Covers the Stairs of an Abandoned Hotel

                     with Hair.” Oct. 26.

             TREND HUNTER ART AND DESIGN. Canie, Regan. “The Jessica Wohl 'Sewn Drawings' 

                     are Spooky Stitched Snaps.” Nov. 7.

             TREND HUNTER ART AND DESIGN. Canie. Regan. “Climbable Coiffed Creations.” Nov. 


             WE LIKE THAT. Hauck, Flo. “Jessica Wohl’s Godless Bible.” Oct. 27.

             FLAVORWIRE. Nastasi, Alison. “Architecture: Pic of the Day: A Hairy Staircase.” Oct. 24.


             ARKANSAS FREE PRESS. DeLee, Cornelia. “So Many Open Houses Exhibit Part 1.” 

                     Sept. 25.

             MARCO POLO ARTS MAGAZINE. “A Happy Ending.”

             NASHVILLE SCENE. Hutson, Laura. “Same As It Ever Was- At Zeitgeist, Work by two 

                     artists addresses the weirdness of Suburbia.” July 21, p. 34

             NASHVILLE SCENE. Kavass, Veronica. “Notes from a Broke-Ass Art Collector.” August 


2010     THE KANSAS CITY STAR. Self, Dana. “Portraits more than Skin Deep.” Dec. 9, p.21

             ARTSLANT MIAMI. Wagoner, Gretchen. “Falling Into Place.” Nov. 14.

             THE TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL. Ridder, Karen. “Bringing Art Home.” March 6, p.12

             FLAGPOLE MAGAZINE. Hughes, Jeremy. “Art Notes. Not Yo’ Mama’s Oil Paintings.” 

                    March 30, p.11

2009     FLAGPOLE MAGAZINE. Brantley, Rebecca. “Art Notes. Kindred Spirits? ‘Jessica Wohl's 

                    artwork examines the fantasy of the perfect nuclear family through the reworking of

                    portrait studio photography.’ February 18 

2008     REVIEW MAGAZINE. Walker, Steve. “Family Tree Posts: Jessica Wohl, Proliferate.” 

                   September, p. 40

2007     THE KANSAS CITY JEWISH CHRONICLE. Bayer, Barbara. “Artist Wohl’s latest showing 

                   focuses on family.” June 1, Cover and p.2-3

             THE KANAS CITY STAR. Schubert, Alex. “In A Word, This Show is Fun” May 31, Cover  

                   and Preview p.22

             THE PITCH WEEKLY. Brown, Ashley. “Memory and Mucus.” May 31-June 6, Vol. 26 No. 

                   47. p.21

             THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE. Wohl, Jessica. “Competition Spotlight.” April, p.39

2006     THE KANSAS CITY STAR. Schubert, Alex. “‘ART’ is uneven in a nice way; Wohl and 

                   Piper pieces stand out at Kansas City Artist Coalition members’ Show” August 5, p. 


             REVIEW MAGAZINE. Lulaki, Susi. “Jessica Wohl at Epsten Gallery: When Subjects are 

                    the Audience-The Reality of Mortality” July, p.66-69 

Lectures and Professional Experience

2023     THAMES ART GALLERY. Visible Mending Workshop. Apr. 15. Chatham-Kent, Canada

             STOVE WORKS. Visible Mending Workshop. Feb. 18 Chattanooga, TN

2022     WIREGRASS MUSEUM OF ART. Artist Talk. July 28. Virtual Event Dothan, AL


             APPALACHAIN CENTER FOR CRAFT. External Reviewer for Tenure Application

2021     FRESNO FIBER ARTS GUILD. “Artist Talk & New Work.” Nov. 20. Virtual Event Fresno, 


             SHAKERAG WORKSHOPS. “A New Life, Upcycled Quilting.” June 19-25 Sewanee, TN

             SHAKERAG WORKSHOPS. “Piece by Piece workshop.” March 23. Virtual Event.   

                  Sewanee, TN

2020     UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ART MUSEUM. This is America* Panel. Dec. 3. Lexington,

                   KY. Virtual Event

             ATLANTA MODERN QUILT GUILD. “Now What? Quilts, Comfort, Race and Atlanta, GA

                   Representation. Nov. 1. Virtual Event

             CHATTANOOGA MODERN QUILT GUILD. “Beyond the Comfort Zone: Comfort, 

                    Race and Representation in the Modern Quilting World. August 8. Chattanooga, TN.

                    KY. Virtual Event

             SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS. Juror, Drawing and Illustration. Cheekwood Gardens &   

                    Estate. Nashville, TN

2019     SOUTHEASTERN COLLEGE ART CONFERENCE. Panelist. “On Becoming a Triple     

                     Threat: Artist, Parent, Professor. The Artist as Parent as Academic. October 19.  

                     Chattanooga, TN

2018     UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, CHATTANOOGA. “Women’s Work: Craft, Activism and 

                     Motherhood.” Women’s Week. March 27. Chattanooga, TN

             SOUTHEASTERN COLLEGE ART CONFERENCE. Panelist. “Women’s Work: Quilted 

                     Paintings for Social Change.” Making Space: Contemporary Painting in the Round, 

                     October 20. Birmingham, AL

             HAMBIDGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Reviewer for Residency Applications. Rabun Gap,


             THE ARTS & CULTURE ALLIANCE OF GREATER KNOXVILLE. Juror. Art in the Airport 

                    Spring Exhibition. Knoxville, TN

2017     THE UNIVERSITY OF JACKSONVILLE. Visiting Artist. Artist Talk, Graduate Critiques, 

                     Collage Workshop. Masters of Fine Arts Program. July 6-7. Jacksonville, FL

             FOUNDATIONS IN ART, THEORY AND EDUCATION. “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, Biannual Conference. April 8. Kansas City, MO

             STAPLE GOODS GALLERY. Artist Talk, Love Thy Neighbor New Orleans, LA

             ST. ANDREWS SEWANEE. Juror. Art on the Rise. Sewanee, TN

             ST. ANDREWS SEWANEE. Public Lecture and Collage Workshop. Art on the Rise 

                      Sewanee, TN

2016     THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH. Artist Talk. Love Thy Neighbor. Convocation Hall. 

                      Sewanee, TN

             HAMBIDGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Reviewer for Residency Applications. Rabun Gap,


2015     ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. Visiting Artist. Public Lecture, 

                     Graduate Critiques. November 13-16. Rochester, NY

             WATKINS SCHOOL OF ART, DESIGN & FILM. Visiting Artist. Artist Talk, Student 

                     Critiques. Nov. 9. Nashville, TN

             THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH. Moderator. Open the Gates: Building Our Community 

                     through a Discussion on Racial Diversity, moderator. April 1. Sewanee, TN

             FOUNDATIONS IN ART, THEORY AND EDUCATION. Session Chair; Shifting Lines: The 

                    Evolving Role of Drawing in Foundations. Biannual Conference. March 26.  

                    Indianapolis, IN

             THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE. Visiting Artist. Public Lecture, Graduate Critiques.

                    School of Art. Feb. 3. Knoxville, TN

2014     SOUTHEASTERN COLLEGE ART CONFERENCE. Panelist. “Poses and Postures: 

                    The Face, the Body and the Mainstream Media.” Is This Desire? Women on

                    Women, October 9. Sarasota, FL
             KNOXVILLE MUSEUM OF ART. Lecture/Presentation.  February 5. Knoxville, TN

             SEWANEE SUMMER SEMINAR. Faculty. “I Just Don’t Get It: Comprehending  

                    Contemporary Art” and “A Mark in Time: The Evolution of Drawing from

                    Ancient to Contemporary,” The University of the South. June 24 and 26. July 8 and   

                    10. Sewanee, TN 

2012      TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF CRAFT ARTISTS. Juror, Full CAST. Craft Artists of 

                     Southern Tennessee, Saint Andrews Sewanee. Sewanee, TN

              WATKINS COLLEGE OF ART, DESIGN & FILM. Juror, Currey Juried Student Show. 

                     Nashville, TN

              CONVERSE COLLEGE. Juror, Juried Student Art Exhibition. Spartanburg, SC

              THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH. Artist Lecture. University Art Gallery. Sewanee, TN

2011       SOUTHEASTERN COLLEGE ART CONFERENCE. Panelist. “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, Nov. 11. Savannah, GA

               CONVERSE COLLEGE. Visiting Artist. Spartanburg, SC

2010       KANSAS CITY JEWISH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART. Panelist. Portraits of  

                      Proximity. Overland Park, KS

               THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH. Artist Talk Sewanee, TN

               PIEDMONT COLLEGE. Visiting Artist. Demorest, GA

               US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Juror, 2010 Congressional Art Competition 

                      Athens, GA

2009       PIEDMONT COLLEGE. Artist Talk Athens, GA

               THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA. Guest Lecturer, Lamar Dodd School of Art Annual  

                      Board of Visitors Meeting. Athens, GA

               THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA. Volunteer Designer, Exhibition Coordinator. Juried 

                      Student Show. Athens, GA

2006       KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE. Visiting Artist, Illustration. Kansas City, MO

               NEW YORK MILLS PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Visiting Artist. New York Mills, MN

               PERHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Visiting ArtisT. Perham, MN

2005       DETROIT LAKES ARTIST FORUM. Visiting Artist. Detroit Lakes, MN

               SPRINT CORPORATION. Guest Lecturer, "The Art Experience for Children in Kansas 

                      City." Overland Park, KS


Awards and Achievements

2023        Sabbatical Research Leave, spring. The University of the South               

                Faculty Development Grant, University of the South


2021        Nominee for Award in Teaching. University of the South                            
                Recipient of Smith Grant for Course Development, University of the         

2020       Recipient of Summer Research Stipend. University of the South                 

2018       Nominee for Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation 

               Artist Publication Fellowship. Peripheral Vision Press

               Faculty Research and Development Grant. The University of the South      

2017       Nominee for Award in Teaching, Scholarship and Service. The University of the South 


2016       Vermont Studio Center Artist’s Grant. Vermont Studio Center                     

               Pre-Tenure Sabbatical Research Leave, spring. The University of the South

2015       Faculty Development Grant. The University of the South   

2014      Faculty Development Grant. The University of the South.  

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

2012      Faculty Development Grant. The University of the South                        

              Innovation in Teaching and Learning Grant. The University of the South  

2011      Brown Foundation Fellowship. The University of the South 

              Innovation in Teaching and Learning Grant. The University of the South

2009      3rd Place. Graduate Scholarship Competition, Scholarship prize

              Juror’s Award. Lamar Dodd School of Art Juried Student Exhibition. The University of 



2008      Juror’s Award. Making It, The Art of Contemporary Craft. Gallery RFD

2007-2010 Graduate Assistantship/Full Scholarship with Stipend. The Lamar Dodd School of 

                  Art, The University of Georgia.                           


2006       Jerome Fellowship. The Jerome Foundation and the New York Mills Regional Cultural 


               Finalist. The Artist's Magazine 23rd Annual Art Competition 

2001       Art History Mentor Award. Kansas City Art Institute. 

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


1998-2001 Dean’s List Scholar. Kansas City Art Institute                                      

1997-2001 Outstanding Artist Award Scholarship. Kansas City Art Institute         

1997          Kopp Foundation Scholarship. Kopp Family Foundation Scholarship Fund  

Residencies and Workshops Attended

2023          STOVEWORKS. Artist in Residence. February and May. Chattanooga, TN

2022          SHAKERAG WORKSHOPS. The Potential of Pattern workshop with Sarah Nishiura.               

                  Sewanee, TN

2019          A GATHERING OF STITCHES, workshop with Kim Eichler-Messmer, Tara Faughnan 

                  and Chawne Kimber. Medomak, ME



2016          VERMONT STUDIO CENTER. Fellow. Johnson, VT

                  HAMBIDGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Fellow. Rabun Gap, GA

                  OPEN ENGAGEMENT CONFERENCE. Oakland, CA

                  PUBLIC CONVERSATIONS PROJECT Power of Dialogue: Constructive conversations 

                  on Divisive Issues.Boston, MA


2015          THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH. The Inclusive Classroom and  Beyond. Workshop 

                  with Dr. Alma Clayton-Pederson. October 24. Sewanee, TN

                  SHAKERAG WORKSHOPS. Telling Your Own Story, workshop with Tilleke Schwartz.                

                  Sewanee, TN

                  ASAP/7: ARTS & THE PUBLIC. The Association for the Study of the Arts of the  

                  Present ConferenceGreenville, SC


2014         MUSEUM OF MORBID ANATOMY. Victorian Hair Art, workshop with Karen Bachmann        

                 Brooklyn, NY

                 CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY. Draw2014: Why Draw Now? International Drawing 

                 Symposium. Pittsburgh, PA

                 SHAKERAG WORKSHOPS. Cut it Out, workshop with Bèatrice Coron. Sewanee, TN

2014         ARROWMONT SCHOOL OF CRAFTS. Quilt: Anyway You Didn’t Think About It.     

                 Workshop with Luke HaynesGatlinburg, TN


2013        ARROWMONT SCHOOL OF CRAFTS Modern Quilt Making, workshop with Kim 

                Eichler-Messmer. Gatlinburg, TN


2012       HAMBIDGE CENTER FOR THE ART. Fellow. Rabun Gap, GA 

               SHAKERAG WORKSHOPS. Sewing Design: Open Construction, workshop with Natalie 

               Chanin, Alabama Chanin StudioSewanee, TN

2006       NEW YORK MILLS REGIONAL CULTURAL CENTER. New York Mill Arts Retreat. New 

               York Mills, MN

               KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE. Figurative Sculpture, workshop with Laura DeAngelis.   

               Kansas City, MO


2000       THE SCOTTSDALE ARTISTS SCHOOL. Painting The Figure, workshop with Milt 

               Kobayashi. Scottsdale, AZ


1999       THE ILLUSTRATION ACADEMY. William Jewel College. Workshop with Mark English, 

               John English, Brent Watkinson, Gary Kelley and Bart Forbes. Liberty, MO


The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Sprint Nextel Corporation

H&R Block World Headquarters

Siena Art Institute Library

Private Collections

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

2017-Present       Modern Quilt Guild

2015-Present       Foundations in Art: Theory and Education, Member

2011-2018           Drawing Center Viewing Program

2010-2013           College Art Association, Member

2011-2019           Southeast College Art Conference, Member

2010-2017           Friends of the University Art Gallery, The University of the South   Sewanee, TN

2008-2009            President, Student Advisory Council. The University of Georgia       Athens, GA

                             President. Georgia Society of Contemporary Painters                       Athens, GA

1999-2001           Student Senator. Kansas City Art Institute                                 Kansas City, MO  

                            Vice President. Xenos Society. Kansas City Art Institute            Kansas City, MO

Gallery Representation

2018-2022          Weinberger Fine Art                                                                     Kansas City, MO

Academic Employment

2022-Present      THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH.                                                 Sewanee, TNDepartment Chair, Art, Art History and Visual Studies 

2019-20              WATKINS COLLEGE OF ART, DESIGN AND FILM.                          Nashville, TN

                                 Graduate Mentor. MFA Program 

2018-Present      THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH. Associate Professor of Art       Sewanee, TN

2012-2018          THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH. Assistant Professor of Art        Sewanee, TN

                                  Courses taught between 2010-Present: Line, Form and 

                                  Space, Color, Motion and Time; Drawing and Painting 

                                  Processes and Theory, Introduction to Drawing, Intermediate 

                                  Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Drawing from Life, Painting from 

                                  Life, Intermediate Painting, Advanced Painting, Topics in

                                  Contemporary Drawing, Topics in Contemporary Painting, 

                                  Properties of Painting, Advanced Studio Seminar in Drawing 

                                  and Painting, Collage and Assemblage, Junior Seminar, 

                                  Seminar in Creativity, Senior Seminar, First Year Seminar: The 

                                  Artist as Collector, and Independent Studies

2010-2012           THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH Visiting Assistant Professor      Sewanee, TN

                                    of ArtBrown Foundation Fellow (Fall 2011)

2010                     THE UNIVERISTY OF GEORGIA. Lamar Dodd School of Art.           Athens, GA

                                    Part time Instructor. Course taught: Drawing II 

2007-2010           THE UNIVERISTY OF GEORGIA. Lamar Dodd School of Art.            Athens, GA

                                    Graduate Teaching Assistant- Teacher of Record. 

                                    Courses taught: Drawing I, Drawing II, Color and 

                                    Composition, Introduction to Figure Drawing

                             THE UNIVERISTY OF GEORGIA. Lamar Dodd School of Art.           Athens, GA

                                     Graduate Assistant, Visual Resources Collection and 

                                     Grader for Art Appreciation (2007)

2007                     MAPLE WOODS COMMUNITY COLLEGE.                               Kansas City, MO
                                      Adjunct Instructor. Courses Taught: Drawing I, Drawing II, 

                                      Painting I and Watercolor I

2004-2008           KANSAS CITY ART INSTITUTE. Instructor for ArtLab,               Kansas City, MO

                                      pre-college summer residency program, Courses 

                                      Taught: Painting Intensive and Figure Drawing   

Academic Service (The University of the South) 

2023               Faculty Liaison, Student Success

2022                Participant, Ad-Hoc Faculty Resource Group

2021-22           Participant, Celebration of Teaching

2020-2021       Co-Director, RISE program
                         Freshmen Advisor
                         Collaborator, All Saints Chapel, Stained Glass Window Redesign
                         Consultant, All Saints Stations of the Cross Exhibition
                         Participant, White Fragility Reading Group
                         Leader, Book of Joy Reading Group for Slow Down Sewcial Club
                         Search for VP Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Member of Faculty Interview Group

2019-2020        Director of Summer Registration (Summer of 2019)
                          RISE board member
                          Steward of the EQB freshman Quilt Project

                          Search for Chaplain: Member of Interfaith Advisory Council

2018-Present    Faculty Advisor, Art Forum

2017-2018        Director of Academic Advising

                         Member, Working Group on Integrated Advising 

                         Appointments Committee 
                         Freshman Advisor
                         Common Book Committee

2016-2017        Panelist, New Faculty Development 

                         Discussion Leader, Freshman Orientation

2015                 Member, COACHE Survey Working Group

                         Member, Task force on Course Evaluations

2014-2017        Academic Guide

2014-2015        Member, Standing Committee on the Arts

                         Member, College Advising Task Force

2013-2015        Appointments and Leaves Committee. Chair, 2014-15

2013                 Merit Scholarship Support Panel

                         College Advising Task Force

                         Campus Representative, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

2012-Present    Member, Exhibitions Committee

                          Freshman Advisor

2010-Present     Co-Director of Carlos Gallery

                           Work Study Student Supervisor