Jam Rohr owns Black Dog Metal Arts, LLC with her husband, Danny Rohr. She currently lives in Peoria, IL where she works as the Gallery Curator at Illinois Central College and Instructional Assistant Professor at Illinois State University. Rohr received her BA in Painting with a minor in Psychology at Illinois State University in Normal, IL in 2014. She received her MA degree at Eastern Illinois University in 2015 and her MFA in Sculpture from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in 2018.
Her work has been included in publications such as Expose Art Magazine, Studio Visit Magazine, Blue Room Magazine, Season 6 of Expressions on PBS, and the Studio Break podcast. In 2019 and 2021 she has served on the Steering Committee for the National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art and Practices in Birmingham, AL. She made history twice in 2019 by organizing Peoria’s First Artistic Iron Pour in October and the First Iron Pour run by FEmale Identified Artists as part of the Citywide Celebration of Women in the Arts in November. She has exhibited her work nationally, including Las Vegas, Chicago, St. Louis, Jackson, and Scranton.
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