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Epiphany Knedler

Epiphany Knedler is a chronicler of American life and political enthusiast. Growing up in Vermillion, South Dakota, she finds comfort in Midwestern aesthetics and small town familiarity. She graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2017 with a BFA in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Photography and a BA in Political Science. She strives to shed light on contemporary economic disparity through banal environments. She is currently based in Greenville, North Carolina, pursuing an MFA in Photography at East Carolina University. Her work was recently exhibited at Aint-Bad, Fraction Magazine, and Ours Mag.

Selected Exhibitions
2018
Identity - Ours Magazine - juried exhibition - Honoree
Home - Don't Smile - juried by Davìda Carta
Shift - Light Leaked - online exhibition - juried by Melissa Kreider
Contemporary South - VAE Raleigh, Raleigh, NC - juried by Mary Anne Redding
State of the Union: One Year Later - Memorial Union Gallery, Fargo, ND - juried by Grace Aneiza Ali
7th Annual National Juried Exhibition - Marshall University, Huntington, WV - juried by Bill May
2017
10th Annual Joyner Library School of Art and Design Graduate Student Exhibition - Joyner Gallery, Greenville, NC - juried by Catherine Coulter Lloyd
Stories - PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary - juried by Zsolt Bátori
Photography on a Postcard – theprintspace – London, United Kingdom – juried by Liz Collins, Dougie Wallace, and Robin Maddock
Resist - Watts Grocery Gallery, Durham, NC - juried by Michael Pannier
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 - solo exhibition - SFDC Emerging Artist
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 Angeles, 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
2018
Tenth Anniversary Issue - Fraction Magazine - juried exhibition
Volume 8 - LUMINA Journal
Illuminating Disparity - Aint-Bad Magazine - January 17, 2018
2017
Imitation of Life - Loosen Art Publication
2016
Studio Visit Magazine - Volume Thirty-Six - Winter Edition
Femme Fotale - Volume III
South Dakota Ornament Creation for White House Christmas Tree - USD's Student Art Alliance