JO CAROL MITCHELL-ROGERS is a Professor of Art and Associate Dean of the SC School of the Arts at Anderson University. She also serves as Chair of the Department of Art and Design. She earned a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Georgia and the MFA, also in Painting and Drawing, from Clemson University. Like many artists and teachers Jo Carol is a perpetual student, and later earned a PhD in Art Education from the University of Georgia.

She has been recognized on campus and in the state for her teaching excellence as the recipient of the Boles Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Governor’s Distinguished Professor Citation, and as the SC Art Education Association Higher Education Art Educator of the Year. A member of the ArtBomb Studios in Greenville, SC, Jo Carol maintains an active exhibition record as a painter, mixed media artist, and photographer. Her work has been exhibited in over 100 invitational solo and group exhibitions, over 50 juried shows, and is included in numerous private and corporate collections throughout the US and abroad.