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, To Go Unnoticed, Julia Martin Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.*
2017, Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us) v2, Raygun Projects, Queensland, Australia
2017, Honoring the Legacy of David Park, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif.
2017, Giallo: The Tiny Biennale, Gallery of Art, Temple University Rome, Rome, Italy
2017, Ekphrasis, The Central Collective, Knoxville, Tenn.
2017, Homebodies, Christensen Center Art Gallery, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minn.*
2016, Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us) v2, Corridor Projects (divisible), Dayton, Ohio; 
    Boeckercontemporary, Heidelberg, Germany; Angelika Studios, High Wycombe, England
2016, Gatherings: Christina Renfer Vogel and Brian Edmonds, Pleat Gallery, online exhibition
2016, We the People, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, Calif.
2016, Observations, Moon Gallery, Berry College, Mt. Berry, Ga.* 
2016, Encounters, University Art Gallery, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.* 
2015, Apart: Christina Renfer Vogel and Amy Johnson, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Ga. 
2015, Confluence, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, Pa.
2015, 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.* 
2013, Family Portraits, Fred Simon Gallery, Omaha, Neb.* 
2012, Snapshots, Chester College, Chester, N.H.* 
2012, Jake Gillespie and Christina Renfer Vogel, Petshop Gallery, Omaha, Neb.
2012, Little Waves, Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.
2011, New Work: Stephen Azevedo and Christina Renfer Vogel, RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, Iowa
2011, Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze, SOMArts, San Francisco, Cal.
2011, Myself: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraiture, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Nev. 
2011, Intimate: Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2010, Portraits, The Lichen, Lincoln, Neb.* 
2010, 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.
2008, Painting as Presence, Fine Arts Workshop, New Haven, Conn.
2008, Open Painting, Providence Art Club, Providence, R.I.
2007, Painting 2007, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, Pa.
2006, Portraits, The Colony Group, Boston, Mass.* 
2006, 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.
2017, LIAEP Award, Lighton International Artists Exchange Program, Kansas City, Mo.
2017, Ruth Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn.
2017, 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 
2005, George Nick Award, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass.
2003, Edith Weil Hecht Memorial Award in Painting, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.
2003, Jane D. Bonelli Art Education Award, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.
2001, Dean's Alumni Scholarship for Artistic and Academic Achievement, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. 

RESIDENCIES
2017, JSS in Civita, Civita Castellana, Italy (upcoming)
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
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.
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.
Judy Birke,  “Paean to Painting,” New Haven Register, May 18, 2008.

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS
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
2016-Present, LOCATE Arts Advisory Council Member, Nashville, Tenn.
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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