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McCoy Professor of Art
Director of Gallery 310
Faculty Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Jolene Powell headshot
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Master of Fine Arts, Boston University; Master of Arts, Western Carolina University; Bachelor of Fine Arts, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Year Appointed
Courses - Fall
  • Drawing I
  • Painting I — Oil
  • Senior Capstone
Courses - Spring
  • Advanced Oil Painting
  • Drawing I
  • Intermediate Painting
  • Monoprint

Jolene Powell is a McCoy Professor of Art and Director of Gallery 310 at Marietta College. In 2023, she took on a new responsibility — Faculty Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Although she lives in the Midwest, she has spent several summers painting the coast of Maine and most recently completed her fall 2016 sabbatical at Nes International Artist Residency in Iceland. In 2018, Jolene received the Edward G. Harness Outstanding Educator Award. In 2001, she received her MFA from Boston University, and has an extensive exhibition record which includes the 10th Annual American Landscapes, Maryland Federation of Art; Summer Exhibition, Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth, Maine; Monotype Guild of New England, National Show, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, Massachusetts; Simplicity and Suspense, at the Narthex Gallery, New York City; Maine As Muse, at Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York City; Jolene Powell: Zephyr Memories, at ENO Gallery, Hillsborough, North Carolina; Weather Flux, at Reservoir Art Space in Ridgewood, New York; Landscapes: Plein Air to Abstraction, Art Access Gallery, Columbus, Ohio; and most recently Melange Abstract Invitational, Brandt-Roberts Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.

Jolene is represented by Brandt-Roberts Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, and Greenwich House Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio.