Jodi Stevens received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Textiles from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina in 2006 and completed her MFA in Fibers in 2010, at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She resides in New Bedford, MA and has shown work in Canada, various locations in the U.S., and more extensively throughout Massachusetts.
Stevens has been a visiting artist in residence for several programs in Colorado and Massachusetts. She has directed workshops and participated in textile-based educational outreach programs through museum partnerships and commissions, including the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, MA and the Albany Institute of History and Art in Albany, New York. Stevens holds ongoing positions as a studio manager for a professional mid-career artist and adjunct faculty for the Continuing Education department at Rhode Island School of Design. She was recently the Lead Curator at Dedee Shattuck Gallery located in Westport, Massachusetts from 2015-2016. Stevens will be serving another year as a guest juror for the second annual Cuttyhunk Plein Air Festival in and is currently assisting with the 2017 planning of the ART drive, an annual art studio tour event, celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer.