2005 MFA, Painting, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2003 BFA, Painting, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, magna cum laude
2000 Temple University Rome, Rome, Italy
2019 Retreat, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN
One Tree is Like Another Tree, Hoover Public Library Galleries, Hoover, AL
2017 To Go Unnoticed, Julia Martin Gallery, Nashville, TN
Homebodies, Christensen Center Art Gallery, Augsburg University, Minneapolis, MN
2016 Observations, Moon Gallery, Berry College, Mt. Berry, GA (curated by Brad Adams)
Encounters, University Art Gallery, University of the South, Sewanee, TN (curated by Shelley MacLaren)
2013 Observed, Open Gallery, Montgomery College, Silver Spring, MD
Family Portraits, Fred Simon Gallery, Omaha, NE
2012 Snapshots, Chester College, Chester, NH
2010 Portraits, The Lichen, Lincoln, NE
2006 Portraits, The Colony Group, Boston, MA
SELECTED GROUP AND JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2020 Thinking Through Things: A Still Life Painting Invitational, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA; Southside Gallery,
Oxford, MI (curated by Joseph Holsapple) upcoming
2019 Appalachia Now, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC (curated by Jason Andrew) (catalogue)
Be. Long. Ing., online exhibition presented by I Like Your Work podcast (co-curated by Mychaelyn Michalec, David Linneweh, and Erika b Hess)
Burn the Witch, Electric Shed, Nashville, TN (curated by The Neon Heater)
Rhythms of Being with Andrea Marquis and Angie To, Davison Gallery, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY (curated by Joanna S. Poag)
2018 Ripple/Nature/Bodies with David Onri Anderson and KJ Schumacher, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN
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, CA (juried by DeWitt Cheng, Andrea Pappas,
and John Seed) (catalogue)
Ekphrasis, The Central Collective, Knoxville, TN (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, CA (curated by Sasha Reibstein)
2015 Apart: Christina Renfer Vogel and Amy Johnson, Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
2014 Nebraska Arts Council Visual Fellowship Exhibition, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE
2012 Jake Gillespie and Christina Renfer Vogel, Petshop Gallery, Omaha, NE
Little Waves, Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (curated by Victoria Hoyt and Alison
2011 New Work: Stephen Azevedo and Christina Renfer Vogel, RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, IA
Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA (juried by Tanya Augsburg) (catalogue)
Myself: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraiture, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV (juried by Marjorie Vecchio) (catalogue)
Emerging, Union for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE (curated by Brigitte McQueen)
2010 From Our Perspectives, Oakland Community College, Farmington Hills, MI (juried by Gilda Snowden) (catalogue)
2008 Painting as Presence, Fine Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT (juried by William Bailey)
Open Painting, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI (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, MA (juried by Cheryl Brutvan)
2004 Habitations, Patricia Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
2003 Revisionist History, The Optimistic Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS
2017 Faculty Pre-Tenure Enhancement Program Award, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
LIAEP Award, Lighton International Artists Exchange Program, Kansas City, MO
Ruth Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
2015 Professional Development Support Grant, Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN
2014 Research and Creative Activity Grant, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
2013 Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, Omaha, NE
2012 Vasari Colors Artist Grant, New York, NY
2007 Somerville Arts Council Artist Grant, Somerville, MA
2005 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Canada
George Nick Award, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
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, NE
Office Space, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Bretske Hall 203, Chattanooga, TN, an ongoing project that presents work by national artists in my faculty office
Ellen Letcher and Julie Torres, Jan. 15–Feb. 24, 2020 upcoming
Sarah D'Ambrosio, Aug. 26–Sept. 26, 2019
Pierre Obando, Mar. 21–Apr. 28, 2019
Alex Callender, Jan. 29–Feb. 28, 2019
Marisa Keris, Nov. 1–Dec. 6, 2018
With Feeling, a group exhibition of work by Avital Burg, Mary Addison Hackett, Keiran Brennan Hinton, Polly Shindler, and
Kelly S. Williams, Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham, AL, July 11–28, 2019
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
"Christina Renfer Vogel: Perceptual Painting as a Contemporary Culture Bomb," Peachy Keen (podcast), Episode 24, April 23, 2019.
"Make a Man: Vivian Liddell at Versa, Chattanooga," Burnaway, April 4, 2019.
“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.
Curator’s Talk in relationship to With Feeling, Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham, AL, July 28, 2019
Gallery Talk with Melinda Baker and John Salvest in relationship to Retreat, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN, May 11, 2019
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, TN, 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
Curators' Talk in relationship to Of Weight and Breath at the The Packing Plant, Nashville, TN, April 14, 2018
Led a Q&A with art advisor and curatorTeka Selman for Seed Space’s Insight Series, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN,
January 27, 2018
Presentation, "Small but Mighty: Strategies to Encourage Experimentation, Risk-Taking, and the Development of an Individual
Painting Language," SECAC Conference, Columbus, OH, October 26, 2017
Gallery Talk with Sara Lee Burd in relationship toTo Go Unnoticed at the Julia Martin Gallery, Nashville, TN, 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
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, MN, October 13, 2016
Organized and Moderated the Panel Discussion “Making Opportunity: Recent Art Graduates Reflect,” Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN, September 29, 2016
Figure Drawing Workshop in relationship to Encounters at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN, February 27, 2016
Artist Talk, Berry College, Rome, Ga. February 9, 2016
Artist Talk and Studio Visits, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN, February 5, 2016
Presentation, "Snapshots as Source Material in Recent Work," SECAC, Pittsburgh, PA, 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
Gallery Talk in relationship to New Work at RNG Gallery, Council Bluffs, IA, November 5, 2011
2019–, Associate Professor, Painting and Drawing, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
2017–2019, Co-director of national arts conference SECAC 2019, October 16–19, 2019, Chattanooga, TN
2013–2019, Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
2010–2013, Development Manager, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE