Jody Servon works as an artist, curator, and educator. She creates collaborative and socially engaged projects that encourage public interaction and personal exploration. Her projects have been included museum and gallery exhibitions, screenings, and as public projects in the U.S., Canada, and China. Reviews and articles of her projects have been published in The New York Times, The Miami Herald, Arizona Daily Star, Los Angeles Times and Time magazine’s Money.com. Servon’s writing and art has been featured in New American Paintings, Emergency Index, Kakalak, and Artful Dodge. Her collaborative project with Lorene Delany-Ullman has been published in AGNI, Tupelo Quarterly, and Lunch Ticket. She has participated in multiple residencies including Vermont Studio Center, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Artspace, and Virginia Center for Creative Arts and she was a conceptual artist-in-residence for Clayton, NC.
Servon has served on numerous non-profit boards including: Elsewhere Museum, North Carolina Museums Council and the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design. Servon received a MFA in New Genre from The University of Arizona and a BFA in Visual Art from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She is a professor in the Department of Art and the Sharpe Chair of Fine and Applied Art at Appalachian State University. Servon lives in western North Carolina with her family. More information about her can be found at jodyservon.com.