Jodi Hays

Nashville, TN

Jodi Hays is a painter (based in Tennessee and born in Arkansas) who uses reclaimed textiles, fabric, dye, and cardboard. Landscape and the material vocabulary of the American South influence her abstraction. The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Elizabeth and the Sustainable Arts Foundation, and Hopper Prize are among those who have recognized her work. She has attended residencies at The Cooper Union School of Art and Vermont Studio Center, and her work can be found in collections such as The J. Crew Group and Tennessee State Museum. ArtForum International, New American Painting, New Art Examiner, and Two Coats of Paint are a few publications that have featured her work.