Jered Sprecher lives and works in Knoxville, TN. Sprecher is a recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and has had residencies at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program in Manhattan, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, and the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas. Sprecher has had solo exhibitions at venues such as the Knoxville Museum of Art, Jeff Bailey Gallery in New York, Wendy Cooper Gallery in Chicago, Steven Zevitas Gallery in Boston, Kinkead Contemporary in Los Angeles, and Gallery 16 in San Francisco. His work has been included in exhibitions at Espai d’art Contemporani de Castelló, The Drawing Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Bronx River Art Center, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Des Moines Art Center, Weatherspoon Museum of Art, and Hunter Museum of American Art. His work has been written about in Art Papers, The Boston Globe, Burnaway, Hyperallergic, Beautiful Decay, and New American Paintings. Currently, Sprecher is a Professor of Art at The University of Tennessee. He has taught at The University of Iowa, Princeton University, and Cornell University.