Epiphany Knedler

Epiphany Knedler is an artist from the Midwest. She graduated with her BFA in Photography and BA in Political Science from the University of South Dakota. She is currently an MFA Candidate in Photography at East Carolina University.

Knedler enjoys working with traditional photography as well as alternative processes. She also combines printmaking and collage to create art that deals with political and social justice issues. She is currently working on Illuminating Disparity: Economic Inequality in the Midwest, a photographic series with a focus on economic inequality in the United States.

Selected Exhibitions:
2017:
 ADJUST BFA Exhibition - John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD - group show
Illuminating Disparity: Economic Inequality in the Midwest - Sioux Falls Design Center, Sioux Falls, SD - juried show - SFDC Emerging Artist
Alternative Traditions - 
Exposure Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD - group show
Nasty Woman Exhibition - Knockdown Center, New York, NY - group show
Stilwell Juried Student Exhibition - John A Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD - juried by Michael Petersen - Honorable Mention, Merit Award

2016: Best of Black & White - Black Bar Gallery, Boise, ID - juried show
South Dakota Governor's 7th Biennial Art Exhibition - touring exhibition - juried by Lynn Verschoor, Denise Du Broy, Meagan Dion, and Michelle St. Vrain
Vision: An Artist's Perspective - Kaleid Gallery, San Jose, CA - curated by Gutfreund Cornett Art and UniteWomen.org, juried by Suzanne Gray and Michelle Nye
Monochromatic - Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN - juried show
Artists United! - Charles Krause/Reporting Fine Art Gallery, Washington, DC - juried show
S'mores & Fireflies - LA Photo Curator, Los Angelos, CA - juried by Laurie Freitag - second place award
2016 Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition - Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN - juried by Diani White Hawk
15th Annual Lessedra World Art Mini-Print Exhibit - Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria - juried by Kalli Kalde, Anita Klein, Luce, and Jan Wellens
If This Art Could Vote - online exhibit - curated by Huffington Post
Stilwell Juried Student Exhibition - John A Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD - juried by Larry Schuh - Presidential Purchase Award, Silverlight Photography Award

2015: Stilwell Juried Student Exhibition - John A Day Gallery, Vermillion, SD - juried by Liz Heeren - Provost Award
University of South Dakota Architecture Exhibition - Warren M Lee Center for Fine Arts, Vermillion, SD

Publications and Honors:
2016: Studio Visit Magazine - Winter 2016-17 edition
Femme Fotale - Volume III - 2016
South Dakota Ornament Creation for White House Christmas Tree - USD's Student Art Alliance

Curations:
2017: Alternative Traditions - Exposure Gallery, Sioux Falls, SD

2016: Artists as Activists - USD Gallery 110, Vermillion, SD
My Body My Rights - USD ID Weeks Library, Vermillion, SD
Vermillion to Valencia - USD ID Weeks Library, Vermillion, SD
Untapped: Student Art Alliance Spring Show - Washington Street Arts Center, Vermillion, SD
Salon des Refusés - USD Warren M Lee Center for Fine Arts, Vermillion, SD