Epiphany Knedler is an archiver and story-sharer of American life. As a lifelong Midwesterner, she uses images and mixed-media installation to explore social, political, and personal histories. She is inspired by the aesthetics and geopolitical landscapes of South Dakota, surveying the storied past of bold exploration and quiet melancholy. She graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2017 with a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Political Science. She completed her MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Photography at East Carolina University in 2020. She is currently based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota serving as an online Adjunct Instructor across the nation. She has recently been selected as a Photolucida Critical Mass Finalist. Her work has recently been exhibited with the North Carolina Museum of Art, CAM Raleigh, and Lenscratch. She is the co-owner of Midwest Nice Art with her partner and collaborator, Tim Rickett.
Her work can be viewed at www.epiphanyknedler.com or Instagram @epiphanysk.