Jody Servon is an associate professor and director of the Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. Servon received a MFA in New Genre from The University of Arizona and a BFA in Visual Art from Rutgers University in New Jersey. Servon’s art projects include installations, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and video. Her work has appeared in exhibitions, screenings and as public projects in the US, Canada and China. Servon attended residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Contemporary Artists Center and Super G Experiential Residency and is a recipient of an individual artist grant and a residency fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council. Articles and publications include: The New York Times, Sun Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post, The Miami Herald, Winston-Salem Journal, Tulsa World, Arizona Daily Star and New American Paintings.