Jodi Hays (b. 1976, Arkansas, United States) is a painter who exhibits widely across the United States. Her work has been shown at Night Gallery (LA), Susan Inglett Gallery (NY), Wiregrass Museum, Stoveworks Museum, the Brooks Museum, Tiger Strikes Asteroid (GVL), Fisk University, Curb Center at Vanderbilt University, Cooper Union, Devening Projects, and more.

She is a 2019 Finalist for the Hopper Prize and the recipient of grants from The Foundation for Contemporary Art, Sustainable Arts Foundation,Tennessee Arts Commission, and the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation. Residencies include The Cooper Union School of Art, Oxbow School of Art, and Vermont Studio Center. Her work is documented in catalogues and has been published in New American Painting and Hyperallergic, and positively reviewed in ArtForum International, New Art Examiner, Number Inc. Magazine, the Nashville Scene and Two Coats of Paint.

Her paintings can be found in many public and corporate collections including the Birmingham Museum of Art, The J Crew Group, Nashville International Airport, National Parks of America, Gordon College, the Tennessee State Museum, among others. She lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee.

image courtesy of Logan Elder Photography