Vitae

Vitae

EDUCATION                                                
2002 MFA in Painting, School of Art & Art History, The University of Iowa
2001 MA in Painting, School of Art & Art History, The University of Iowa                  
1999 BA in History and Studio Art, Concordia University, Nebraska

AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS
2013 Artist-in-Residence, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX
2009 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
2007 Artist-in-Residence, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland 
         Contributing Artist, Artist Pension Trust, NY, NY
2003 The Space Program, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, NY, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2015
The Hollow that Echoes, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL

2014
Half Moon Maker, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA 
Beats/Breaks, Staple Goods, New Orleans, LA 
Stacking Stones, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA 
Here & There, Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN 
 
2013 
The Dreams of Architects & Poets, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Jered Sprecher , Locker Plant at the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX
I Always Lie, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

2012
Fraktur,  Times Club at Praire Lights, Iowa City, IA

2011
Als Ick Kan, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Shadows of Friction, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

2010 
Monumental Dust , Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Jered Sprecher, presented by Steven Zevitas Gallery, VOLTA NY, New York, NY
wen U R luvd it iz t% much, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

2009 
Digging in the Dirt , Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Jered Sprecher , Steve Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA            
Drift, Cress Gallery, University of Tennesse-Chattanooga
Index, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
Truth in Tension, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

2007
Process Room, Irish Museum of Modnern Art, Dublin
Furniture of the Universe, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Truth in Tension, The Art Gallery of Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

2006 
Jered Sprecher, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
Jered Sprecher, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA

2005 
Never Finished, GFL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Cabinet, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL 
PTG. a in in, Olive Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, NY

TWO/THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2010 
Pictures Hold Us: Carrie Moyer and Jered Sprecher, 
UT Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN
Kabinett 4: Brita Bogers, Mark Holmes, and Jered Sprecher, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL

2004 
New Spaces: Dan Attoe & Jered Sprecher, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
After Living in the Room of Réalités Nouvelles, Sonce Alexander, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Hunter Invitational III, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN
9/50, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Genesis Forward Battery, Underdonk, Ridgewood, NY (organized by hkjb)
Higher Learning, Lehman College CUNY, New York, NY (organized by Dannielle Tegeder)
Fiction (with only daylight between us), Neon Heater Gallery, Findlay, OH (curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones)
Collection, Ecole Superleure d'Art et de Design Grenoble/Valence, Grenoble, France
Everyday Abstraction, Anderson Gallery, Drake University, Des Moines, IA 
Tops, Arts Memphis, Memphis, TN

2013
The New Picture Plane, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Pages, Pages , Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
5 x 5 Castelló 2013, Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló, Spain
Wintergarten, Rasche Ripken Berlin, Berlin, Germany
The New Picture Plane, Leslie Heller Workspace, New York, NY
The Group Show, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
Pages, Pages, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
Currents, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Chopshop #3/RADIORADIO, Pier 1218, Madison, WI

2012
Currents, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Grey Full, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY (organized by Geoffrey Young)
Abstract, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Museum, UNC-Greensboro, NC
Liquid Light, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Fusion, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Higher Ground, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
R.E.S.P.E.C.T, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA
WAVERS, Studio 204, Brooklyn, NY (organized by Rob Nadeau and E.J. Hauser)
Sting XII!: Boston Contemporary, The Beehive, Boston, MA

2011
MultipleMix, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
Working Title, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY (organized by Vince Contarino & Kris Chatterson)
Ruptures, Hoffman LaChance Gallery, St. Louis, MO (organized by Michael Wille)
Point Time, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN (organized by Jean Hess)
Point Time, William King Museum, Abingdon, VA (organized by Jean Hess)
Point Time, Association of Visual Artists, Chattanooga, TN (organized by Jean Hess)

2010 
Uncertain Terrain, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Geometric Progressions, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Precarity and the Butter Tower, CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX
Playing Fields, School of Fine Art Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Sting 8: Where's the Smoke..., The Beehive, Boston, MA
          
2009 
Abstract Painting, Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, TN
Drawn, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA 
Art Actuel France-Japon, Aoyama Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan
Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Inside the Artist Mind, Assoc. of Visual Art, Chattanooga, TN
Summer Group Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Hamptons, NY
Jettison: New Ideas in Abstraction, Austin Peay State University, TN

2008 
Ultrasonic III, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Gouache & Goauche Only, Jeff Bailey & Andrea Meislin Galleries, New York, NY

2007 
Non-Declarative, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
                         
2006 
26, Ewing Gallery of Art, The University of Tennesee 
The Darling Project, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
Getting It “Right”,OSP Gallery, Boston, MA 

2005 
Next Next Art, (BAM) Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
Hot Tamales, ArtLA, Los Angeles, CA 
Dual Vision, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
New American Talent, Arthouse, Austin, TX 

2004 
Painting, Cecil R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO 
Ordinary Aura, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, MI 

2003 
Rough Around the Edges, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Dinosaurs, Los Medanos Community College, Pittsburg, CA 
New Art , Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI

2002 
Iowa Artists 2002, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA   

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Artist Pension Trust, New York, NY
Amity Art Foundation, Woodbridge, Connecticut
Concordia University, Seward, NE
The Hunter Museum of American Art
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Museum of Modern Art/ Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection, New York
Neiman Marcus, Los Angeles, California
Nerman Museum, Overland Park, KS
New York Public Library, Special Collections, New York, New York
Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio
Scripps, Knoxville, TN
The Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Tama Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The University of Iowa, Special Collections, University Library, Iowa City, Iowa
The University of Iowa, Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa
The University of Tennessee, Ewing Gallery of Art, Knoxville, TN
Visa Corporation, San Francisco, CA
The W Hotel, West Hollywood, CA

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2015
Visiting Artist, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Visiting Artist, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2014
Visiting Artist and Juror, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
Visiting Artist, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
Instructor, Ox-Bow, Saguatauk, MI

2013 
Visiting Artist, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Curator, \lēn\, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Lecture, Chinati Foundation at Marfa Book Company, Marfa, TX
Lecture, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Workshop Instructor, Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2012
Visiting Artist, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Visiting Artist, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN
Visiting Artist, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2011
Visiting Artist, Ox-Bow Artist Residency, Saguatauk, MI
Visiting Artist & Student Show Juror, Ball State University, Muncie IN
Visiting Artist, University of New Mexico, Albequerque, NM
Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2010
Visiting Artist, Daniel Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
Lecture, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

2009
John and Diane Marek Visiting Artist, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
Panelist, Abstract Painting, Watkins College of Art, Nashville, TN
Visiting Artist, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
Visiting Artist, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

2008            
Lecture, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
Panel Participant with Tara Donovan, Barbara Takenaga, and Joyce Robinson, Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation and IAM, NY, NY
Lecture, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Workshop Instructor, Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2007            
Visiting Artist, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Visiting Artist, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Portfolio Reviewer, IAM, Annual Conference, NY, NY

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
2011 - present    Associate Professor, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
2005 - 2011        Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 
2005                  Visiting Assistant Professor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2004                  Lecturer, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ