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, Rome, Italy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017     To Go Unnoticed, Julia Martin Gallery, Nashville, Tenn. (curated by Julia Martin)
            Homebodies, Christensen Center Art Gallery, Augsburg University, Minneapolis, Minn. (curated by Brad Adams)
2016    Observations, Moon Gallery, Berry College, Mt. Berry, Ga. (curated by Brad Adams)
            Encounters, University Art Gallery, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn. (curated by Shelley MacLaren)
2013    Observed, Open Gallery, Montgomery College, Silver Spring, Md.
            Family Portraits, Fred Simon Gallery, Omaha, Neb.
2012     Snapshots, Chester College, Chester, N.H. (curated by Megan McNaught)            
2010     Portraits, The Lichen, Lincoln, Neb.m (curated by Sam Rapien and Ella Durham)
2006    Portraits, The Colony Group, Boston, Mass.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2019    Two-person exhibition, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, Tenn. (curated by Amelia Briggs) upcoming
            Appalachia Now!, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, N.C. (curated by Jason Andrew) (catalogue) upcoming
            Rhythms of Being with Andrea Marquis and Angie To, Davison Gallery, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, N.Y.                              (curated  by Joanna S. Poag) upcoming 
2018    Ripple / Nature / Bodies with David Onri Anderson and KJ Schumacher, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, Tenn. (curated by                   Amelia Briggs)
           Everywhere and There: Directions in Contemporary Figurative Painting, Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham,                             Al. (curated by Bryce Speed) 
2017    Folk Fiction, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Ky. (curated by T. Michael Martin)
           Imagination (Un)Bound, Moon Gallery, Berry College, Mt. Berry, Ga. (curated by Brad Adams)
           Honoring the Legacy of David Park, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif. (juried by DeWitt Cheng, Andrea Pappas,
               and John Seed) (catalogue)
           Ekphrasis, The Central Collective, Knoxville, Tenn. (curated by Johanna Winters)
2016   Gatherings: Christina Renfer Vogel and Brian Edmonds, Pleat Gallery, online exhibition (curated by Bethany Irons)
           We the People, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, Calif. (curated by Sasha Reibstein)
2015    Apart: Christina Renfer Vogel and Amy Johnson, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, Ga. (curated by Jeff Morton)           
2014   Nebraska Arts Council Visual Fellowship Exhibition, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Neb. (curated by Teliza V.                               Rodriquez)
2012   Jake Gillespie and Christina Renfer Vogel, Petshop Gallery, Omaha, Neb. (curated by Benjamin McQuillan)
           Little Waves, Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb. . (curated by Victoria Hoyt and Alison
               Van Volkenburgh)
2011    New Work: Stephen Azevedo and Christina Renfer Vogel, RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, Iowa
           Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze, SOMArts, San Francisco, Cal. (juried by Tanya Augsburg) (catalogue)
           Myself: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraiture, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Nev. (juried                     by Marjorie Vecchio) (catalogue)
           Emerging, Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Neb. (curated by Brigitte McQueen)
2010   From Our Perspectives, Oakland Community College, Farmington Hills, Mich. (juried by Gilda Snowden) (catalogue)
2008  Painting as Presence, Fine Arts Workshop, New Haven, Conn. (juried by William Bailey)
           Open Painting, Providence Art Club, Providence, R.I. (juried by Judith Tolnick Champa)
2007  Painting 2007, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, Pa. (juried by Jenelle Porter)
2006  National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, Mass. (juried by Cheryl Brutvan)       
2004  Habitations, Patricia Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass.
2003  Revisionist History, The Optimistic Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.

HONORS AND AWARDS
2018    Faculty Grant, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn.
2017    Faculty Pre-Tenure Enhancement Program Award, 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, Residency & Artist Grant, Johnson, Vt.
2013     Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, Neb.

CURATORIAL
Marisa Keris, Office Space, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tenn., Nov. 1-Dec. 6, 2018
Of Weight and Breath, co-curated with Ty Smith, a group exhibition of work by Brett Baker, Susanna Coffey, Clare Grill, and            Ellen Siebers, The Packing Plant, Nashville, Tenn., April 7-28, 2018 

PRESS/PUBLICATIONS
“Selects: Curated by Brian Edmonds,” Locate Arts: The Focus (blog), March 16, 2018.
“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
​Chair, “Teaching Studio Fundamentals Through a Contemporary Lens,” SECAC Conference, Birmingham, Al., October 19, 2018
Gallery Q&A with curator Bryce Speed in relationship to Everywhere and There: Directions in Contemporary Figurative                    Painting, Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham, Al., July 29, 2018     
Gallery Talk with David Onri Anderson, KJ Schumacher and curator Amelia Briggs in relationship to Ripple / Nature/ Bodies
    David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, Tenn., July 18, 2018 
Workshop, "In Response to Place: An Individual Approach to Landscape Painting," JSS in Civita, Civita Castellana, Italy, June 25-      July 9, 2018
Gallery Talk with Ty Smith in relationship to Of Weight and Breath at the The Packing Plant, Nashville, Tenn., April 14, 2018
Led a Q&A with art advisor and curatorTeka Selman for Seed Space’s Insight Series, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, Tenn., 
    January 27, 2018 
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 in relationship toTo Go Unnoticed at the Julia Martin Gallery, Nashville, Tenn., June 9, 2017
Presentation, “How to Find Funding and Exhibition Opportunities to Support and Sustain Your Practice,” Covenant College,         Lookout Mountain, Ga., April 4, 2017
Gallery Talk and Painting Workshop in relationship to Homebodies at Augsburg University, Minneapolis, Minn., March 30, 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, “The Use of Close Looking to              Improve Observation and Empathy Skills in Clinicians,” 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 in relationship to Encounters at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., February 27, 2016
Artist Talk, Berry College, Rome, Ga. February 9, 2016
Artist Talk and Studio Visits, 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, in relationship to Apart, 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 in relationship to New Work at 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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