Photo by Néstor Daniel Pérez-Molière.

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Topher Lineberry is a multidisciplinary artist who is promiscuous in form and method. Their work mediates research, experience, ethics, and desire. They have shown work at galleries and museums across the U.S. and internationally, and presented academic research at colleges, universities, and archives. Lineberry was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, while having spent considerable parts of their life in the Blue Ridge Mountains. They received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Tufts University and the School of the Museum of the Fine Arts, Boston. They recently earned a Masters of Fine Arts at Hunter College in New York City. In 2022, Lineberry published an article for the peer-reviewed Journal of Black Mountain College Studies; received the $10,000 Tufts/SMFA Alum Traveling Fellowship; and is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Art at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.