Born 1976 in Lincoln, NE
Lives and works in Knoxville, TN


MFA, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
MA, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
BA, Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska


Divided Light, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY
Outside In, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
The Hollow that Echoes, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
Stacking Stones, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
Beats/Breaks, Staple Goods, New Orleans, LA
Half Moon Maker, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
The Dreams of Architects and Poets, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
I Always Lie, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Fraktur, Prairie Lights, Iowa City, IA
Als Ick Kan, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Shadows of Friction, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
Monumental Dust, Kinkead Contemporary, Culver City, CA
wen U R luvid it iz t% much, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
Digging In the Dirt, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Truth in Tension, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
Untitled, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Jered Sprecher; Recent Work, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Drift, Cress Gallery, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
Index, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
Furniture of the Universe, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Truth in Tension, The Art Gallery of Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
Process Room, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Jered Sprecher, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
Jered Sprecher, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA
Never Finished, GFL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Cabinet, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
PTG. a in in, Olive Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, NY
New Spaces, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
ACCREDIT, Eve Drewelowe Gallery, The University of Iowa, IA
Realistic Paintings of Abstractions, IMU Gallery, The University of Iowa, IA


Hunter Invitational III, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
Genesis Forward Battery, Underdonk, Ridgewood, NY
5x5Castelló2013, Espai d´art contemporani de Castelló, Spain
Pages, Pages, Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago, IL
The New Picture Plane, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Winter Garten, Rasche Ripke, Berlin, Germany
Art On Paper 2012, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Wavers, 283 47th St. #204, Brooklyn, NY
Liquid Light, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Currents, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Grey Full, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Abstract / Kansas City, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas
Ruptures, Hoffman LaChance Gallery, St. Louis, MO (organized by Michael Wille)
Working Title, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY (organized by Vince Contarino & Kris Chatterson)
MultipleMix, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
Kabinett 4: Brita Bogers, Mark Holmes, and Jered Sprecher, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
Pictures Hold Us Captive, Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN
Playing Fields, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Geometric Progressions, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Precarity and the Butter Tower, CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX (curated by Jackie Gendel and Tom McGrath)
Jettison: New Ideas in Abstraction, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
The Big Show, The Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Drawn, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Abstract Painters, Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, TN
Ultrasonic International III, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
It's Gouache and Gouache Only, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Geoffrey Young)
Non-Declarative, The Drawing Center, New York
26, Ewing Gallery of Art, The University of Tennesee, Knoxville, TN
Fantastic Art, The Florescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN
The Darling Project, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
Getting it Right, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA
Next Next Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Brooklyn, NY
Anything But Paper Prayers, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Hot Tamales, ArtLA, Los Angeles, CA
Dual Vision, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
New American Talent, Arthouse, Austin, TX
Vis a Vis, LoRiver Arts, Beacon, New York
Painting, Cecil R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
Ordinary Aura, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI
Rough Around the Edges: Krista Hoefle & Jered Sprecher, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, PA
Dinosaurs, Los Medanos Community College, Pittsburg, CA
New Art, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI
Iowa Artists 2002, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Midwest Ticket, Gallery 119, Chicago, IL
In Attendance, CSPS, Legion Arts, Cedar Rapids, IA


Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
The University of Iowa, Special Collections, University Library, Iowa City, IA
The University of Iowa, Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Tama Museum, Tokyo, Japan
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art/Franklin Furnace Artist Book Collection, New York, NY
Amity Art Foundation, Woodbridge, CT
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
The Progressive Art Collection
Concordia University, Seward, NE


Artist-in-Residence, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Artist Residency Program, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Artist Pension Trust, New York, NY
Space Program, Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York, NY


Lily Kuonen, "Resonance and Abstraction: Jered Sprecher", Burnaway, May 14
A. Will Brown, "Fan Mail: Jered Sprecher", Daily Serving, May 15
Emily Wilkerson, "Extract, Abstract: Jered Sprecher at Staple Goods", Pelican Bomb, June 30
Rob Colvin, "In Survey of Southern Art, Place is the Space", Hyperallergic, September 5
Bill Donovan, "Artist Interview: Jered Sprecher's Hybrid Worl/k/d",, May 2
Sharon Butler, "The Casualist Tendency", Christie's Magazine and, January/February
Emma Steinkraus, Company Journal,, Issue 2
Hayley Graham, "Looking For Art in All the Right Places", The Pulse, June 19
Stephen B MacInnis, "Have you met... Jered Sprecher",, May 29
Cate McQuaid, "Shows that Paint Outside the Lines...", Boston Globe, April 9
John Steppling, "The Unserious", December 26
Orien Wertz, "Chattanooga's Hunter Invitational", Burnaway, September 16
Amy Skinner, "Interview with Jered Sprecher",, November 5
Sharon Butler, "Jered Sprecher: The liar's paradox",, March 19
Valerie Brennan, "Jered Sprecher,, March 5
"Opening for Chinati Artist-in-Residence Jered Sprecher", Big Bend Sentinel, August 16
Bill Donavan, "Interview: Jered Sprecher Always Lies",, March 18
Brian Fee, "Pattern Recognition: Jered Sprecher at Jeff Bailey Gallery., March 5
Dana Self, "Nerman Museum Exhibit, 'Abstract Kansas City' showcases local artists," Kansas City Star, January 27
James Thorne, GREY FULL,, January 13
Amy McRary, “Knoxville Museum of Art Opens ‘Liquid Light’ Exhibit,” Knoxville News Sentinel, January 21
Evan J. Garza, New American Painting, Issue 94
Ruby Perez, "Jered Sprecher's Abstract Works Show Volume, Movement, Tension in 'Shadows of Friction'",, July 21
Kenneth Baker, “Sprecher at 16”, The San Francisco Chronicle, July, 30
Sharon Butler, “Abstract Painting: The New Casualists”, The Brooklyn Rail, June
Cate McQuaid, “Suffused with energy, at odds with abstraction”, The Boston Globe, September 28
Michael Rutherford, "Jered Sprecher: Interview," September 20
Brett Baker, “Painter’s Table: Top 10 Best Posts, September 2011”. Huffington Post
CANTEEN, Brooklyn, NY, August, Issue 6 (four color reproductions)
Ezrha Jean Black, “Jered Sprecher at Kinkead Contemporary”, Artillery, March/April,Vol. 4, Issue 4 
Chris Barrett, “Ten Fascinating Knoxvillians of 2009”, Metro Pulse, December 22
Chris Barrett, “The Art of Art”, Metro Pulse, April 9, Knoxville
Lucas Green, “Jered Sprecher: Digging in the Dirt”, Citywide WNYU, December 16 (30 minute radio interview)
Michael Crumb, “The Freedom of Abstraction”, Chattanooga Pulse, March 5
Evan J. Garza, “Jered Sprecher: Recent Work”, The Boston Phoenix, May 28
Cate McQuaid, “Abstract, Rhythmic  Works”, The Boston Globe, May 20
Ann Nichols, “Primal Scene and Drift”, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Feb 1
Wayne Adams, “The Problems of Painting”, IMAGE, Vol. 60
R.C. Baker, “Non-Declarative at the Drawing Center”, The Village Voice, Oct 8
Matthew Blanshei, “17 Seconds Is Not Enough”, Metro Pulse, Sept 13
Jenny Ratledge, “Professor’s Art Displayed in NYC.” Daily Beacon, Sept 21
Heather Harvey, “Left Out”, Style Weekly, Richmond, VA, December 13
Cate McQuaid, “Not a Follower of Fashions”, The Boston Globe, May 25
Trevor Richardson, New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, No. 64 
Fred Camper, “The Power of a Few Lines”, The Chicago Reader, November 11
Klaus Kertess, New American Paintings: MFA Annual, Open Studios Press, No. 64