Bethany Springer was born in Washington, D.C. in 1975. Her installations have been exhibited at venues including 21C Museum Hotel in Bentonville, AR, Maryland Art Place (MAP) in Baltimore, Boston Center for the Arts, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT, the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ, City Gallery East in Atlanta, the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, the Georgia Museum of Art, the Kansas City Artists Coalition, Full Tilt Creative Centre in Newfoundland, Canada, and The Delaware Contemporary in Wilmington, DE (forthcoming).
Springer received her MFA in Sculpture from the University of Georgia in 2001. She is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Arkansas Arts Council, an Artist Mini Grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a Community Research Award from the University of Arkansas Community and Family Institute, and a Research Grant from the Center for Digital Technology and Learning at Drake University in Des Moines. Springer has also been in residence at Full Tilt Creative Centre and Terra Nova National Park in Newfoundland, the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences in Georgia, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha, NE, the Artist House at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and The Arctic Circle in the International Territory of Svalbard. Springer currently lives and works in Fayetteville, Arkansas and is an Associate Professor in Sculpture at the University of Arkansas.