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
2018 Ripple / Nature / Bodies with David Onri Anderson and KJ Schumacher, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.
Everywhere and There: Directions in Contemporary Figurative Painting with Sam Bornstein, John Dilg, and Amy Pleasant, Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham, Al.
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.*
Honoring the Legacy of David Park, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif.
Ekphrasis, The Central Collective, Knoxville, Tenn.
Homebodies, Christensen Center Art Gallery, Augsburg University, Minneapolis, Minn.*
2016 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.
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 Jake Gillespie and Christina Renfer Vogel, Petshop Gallery, Omaha, Neb.
Little Waves, Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.
Snapshots, Chester College, Chester, N.H.*
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.
Emerging, Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Neb.
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.
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
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.
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.
Of Weight and Breath, co-curated with Ty Smith, a group exhibition of work by Brett Baker, Susanna Coffey, Clare Grill, and Ellen Siebers, East Side Project Space, The Packing Plant, Nashville, Tenn., April 7-28, 2018
“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.
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," East Side Project Space, The Packing Plant, Nashville, Tenn., April 14, 2018
Led a Q&A with curator Teka 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, Julia Martin Gallery, 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, 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, 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, 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
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.