Lives and works in Chattanooga, Tennessee

EDUCATION
2005  MFA, Painting, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass.
2003  BFA, Painting, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa., magna cum laude
2000  Temple University Rome

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017    Folk Fiction, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Ky.
           Imagination (Un)Bound, Moon Gallery, Berry College, Mt. Berry, Ga.  
           To Go Unnoticed, Julia Martin Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.*
           Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us) v2, Raygun Projects, Queensland, Australia
           Honoring the Legacy of David Park, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif.
           Giallo: The Tiny Biennale, Gallery of Art, Temple University Rome, Rome, Italy; Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.
           Ekphrasis, The Central Collective, Knoxville, Tenn.
           Homebodies, Christensen Center Art Gallery, Augsburg University, Minneapolis, Minn.*
2016    Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us) v2, Corridor Projects (divisible), Dayton, Ohio; 
           Boeckercontemporary, Heidelberg, Germany; Angelika Studios, High Wycombe, England
           Gatherings: Christina Renfer Vogel and Brian Edmonds, Pleat Gallery, online exhibition
           We the People, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, Calif.
           Observations, Moon Gallery, Berry College, Mt. Berry, Ga.* 
           Encounters, University Art Gallery, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.* 
2015    Apart: Christina Renfer Vogel and Amy Johnson, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 
           Confluence, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, Pa.
           Art of the South, Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tenn.              
2014   Nebraska Arts Council Visual Fellowship Exhibition, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Neb.
2013   Observed, Open Gallery, Montgomery College, Silver Spring, Md.* 
          Family Portraits, Fred Simon Gallery, Omaha, Neb.* 
2012   Snapshots, Chester College, Chester, N.H.* 
          Jake Gillespie and Christina Renfer Vogel, Petshop Gallery, Omaha, Neb.
           Little Waves, Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.
2011    New Work: Stephen Azevedo and Christina Renfer Vogel, RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, Iowa
           Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze, SOMArts, San Francisco, Cal.
           Myself: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraiture, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Nev. 
           Intimate: Small Works, Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2010   Portraits, The Lichen, Lincoln, Neb.* 
           From Our Perspectives, Oakland Community College, Farmington Hills, Mich.
2009  About-Face, Gallery X, New Bedford, Mass.
2008  Fanning the Flames, Nave Gallery, Somerville, Mass.
           Painting as Presence, Fine Arts Workshop, New Haven, Conn.
           Open Painting, Providence Art Club, Providence, R.I.
2007  Painting 2007, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, Pa.
2006  Portraits, The Colony Group, Boston, Mass.* 
           National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, Mass.        
2005  MFA Thesis Exhibition, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass.
2004  Habitations, Patricia Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass.
2003  Revisionist History, The Optimistic Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
           * Indicates solo exhibition

HONORS AND AWARDS
2017    Faculty Pre-Tenure Enhancement Program Grant, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn.
            LIAEP Award, Lighton International Artists Exchange Program, Kansas City, Mo.
            Ruth Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn.
            Faculty Grant, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn.
2015     Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, Tenn.
2014     Research and Creative Activity Grant, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn.
2013     Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, Omaha, Neb.
2012     Vasari Colors Artist Grant, New York, N.Y.
2007    Somerville Arts Council Artist Grant, Somerville, Mass.
2005    Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Canada 
             George Nick Award, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass.

RESIDENCIES
2017     JSS in Civita, Civita Castellana, Italy 
2016     Hambidge Center for Creative Arts, Rabun Gap, Ga.
2015     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, Va. 
2014     Vermont Studio Center, Reisdency & Artist Grant, Johnson, Vt.
2013     Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, Neb.

PRESS/PUBLICATIONS
“Studio Visit: Christina Renfer Vogel,” Locate Arts: The Focus (blog), November 9, 2017.
Jodi Hays, “Connector Interview: Painting and Politics by Jodi Hays,” Locate Arts: The Focus (blog), October 19, 2017.
Melinda Baker, "Christina Vogel's Colorful Observations on View at Julia Martin Gallery," The Tennessean, May 17, 2017.
Sara Lee Burd, "The Perceptual Art of Christina Renfer Vogel," Nashville Arts Magazine, May 2017.
Sam King, “Interview: Christina Renfer Vogel,” MW Capacity (blog), March 15, 2017
    Featured on Painter’s Table (blog), March 16, 2017.
Grist Journal, “Ekphrasis,” The University of Tennessee, February 2017. 
Ernie Paik, "Finding the Art in the Spaces In Between," The Pulse, August 17, 2016.
Lynda Edwards, “The Art of Isolation,” The Chattanooga Times Free Press, March 6, 2016.
Poets and Artists, "Heightened Perceptions," Curator: John Seed, Volume 65, May 2015.
Studio Visit Magazine, Open Studios Press, Boston, Mass., Juror: Trevor Richardson, Volume 18, Spring 2012.
Michael J. Krainak, "See What's Missing," The Reader, November 23, 2011.
Sally Deskins, "Christina Renfer Vogel, Artist," Les Femmes Folles: Women in Art (blog), July 14, 2011.
Judy Birke,  “Paean to Painting,” New Haven Register, May 18, 2008.

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS
Presentation, "Small But Mighty: Strategies to Encourage Experimentation, Risk-Taking, and the Development of an Individual          Painting Language," SECAC Conference, Columbus, Ohio, October 26, 2017 
Gallery Talk with Sara Lee Burd, Julia Martin Gallery, June 9, 2017
Presentation, “Studio Research & Ideation: Mining and Making,” SECAC Conference, Roanoke, Va., October 20, 2016
Presentation with Adrian Banning, MMS, PA-C, Assistant Clinical Professor at Drexel University, “PA and MFA: Cultivating Better          Patient Care with Art,” 2016 Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum, Minneapolis, Minn., October 13, 2016 
Organized and Moderated the Panel Discussion “Making Opportunity: Recent Art Graduates Reflect,” Hunter Museum of                     American Art, Chattanooga, Tenn., September 29, 2016
Figure Drawing Workshop, The University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., February 27, 2016
Artist Talk, Berry College, Rome, Ga. February 9, 2016
Artist Talk, The University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., February 5, 2016
Panelist, “Curator and Gallerist Panel,” Chattanooga Workspace, Chattanooga, Tenn., January 21, 2016
Presentation, "Snapshots as Source Material in Recent Work," SECAC, Pittsburgh, Penn., October 22, 2015
Gallery Q&A with Jeffrey Morton, Art Department Chair and Professor of Art, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Ga.,                     September 16, 2015
Research and Creative Activity Grant Recipient Presentation, UTC Arts and Sciences College Convocation, UTC, Chattanooga,         Tenn., April 21, 2015
Gallery Talk, RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, Iowa, November 5, 2011

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2013-Present, Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn.
2010-2013, Development Manager, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Neb.
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