Jodi Hays (b. 1976, Hot Springs, Arkansas) lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee. Her work is part of numerous private and public collections including the J. Crew Company, Music City Center and the Tennessee State Museum. She is the recipient of the 2012 Artist Fellowship for the state of Tennessee. She received grants from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, among others. She received an MFA from Vermont College and a BFA from the University of Tennessee. Having spent several years in Boston, she moved to Nashville in 2005. She is a founding member of Coop Gallery and Dadu and is represented by Red Arrow Gallery (TN) and Show and Tell Art and Design (SC).