Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Jessica Wohl received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and her MFA from the University of Georgia. Originally trained as an illustrator with specialization in art history, her studio practice now includes quilting, collage, embroidery, drawing and painting.
Wohl’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the Museum of Design Atlanta, the Knoxville Museum of Art, the Belfast Photo Festival, the Robert Mann Gallery in New York and the Zeitgeist Gallery in Nashville. Her work has also been exhibited at venues in Miami, Atlanta, New Orleans, England, Finland, Norway, Italy, Hong Kong and Korea, and has recently been featured in the New York Times, New American Paintings, Burnaway, Vogue, Hyperallergic and ArtNews. Her work is collected by the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the Sprint-Nextel Corporation, the H&R Block World Headquarters, numerous private collectors and is included in the Drawing Center’s Viewing Program. She is represented by Weinberger Fine Arts in Kansas City, Missouri, and she is currently an Associate Professor of Art at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee where she teaches Drawing and Painting.