SHAUN O'DELL

Shaun O’Dell makes drawings, videos, music and sometimes sculpture. His work explores the intertwining realities of the human and natural orders. O’Dell has exhibited his work at many venues, including the Jack Hanley Gallery in San Francisco and Los Angeles, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, UCLA Hammer Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Whitebox in New York, and the Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum and the Berkeley Art Museum. O’Dell received his MFA from Stanford University. He is the recipient of the 2006 Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship from the San Francisco Art Institute, 2005 Artadia Award, 2004 SECA Award from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and a 2002 Fleishhacker Foundation Award. He is currently teaching at University of California, Berkeley and California College of the Arts, and is the co-organizer of The New New Masses, a lecture series on Art and Politics.

Born 1968 in Beeville, Texas

EDUCATION
Stanford University, MFA
New College of California, BA Humanities

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Doubled, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
2014
By Cloud, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York City, NY
Mourning Air, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2012
Jack Hanley Gallery, NYC
Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC
2011
Feeling Easy Feelings, Kerry Inman Gallery Houston, TX
2010
Loomings, Susan Inglett, NYC
2009 
Sound From A Rock, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008
Sound From A Rock, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
We Remember The Sun, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York City, NY
2007
PORTAL OH! PORTAL: James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Road Ghosts Coming; Landscapes of Blood: From SKULL PILE TO THE SUN, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2006
Skull Pile To The Sun, Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005
SECA Award Show, SF MOMA,  San Francisco, CA
2004
Last Stand of the Invisible Hand, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Mythoprismatic Extraction Stratigraphy from the Confluence at Titusville Deluge, Jack Hanley Galllery, San Francisco, CA
2002
Errand Projections from Pilgrim Glacier, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001
The Psychic Cinema Archives, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
New Image Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2000
Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999
ESP, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
2014
The Possible, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
2012
dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel, Germany
In Protest, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
50 Years of Bay Area Art, SF MOMA, San Francisco, CA
2011
FRIEZE Art Fair, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York City, NY
2010
Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake, UT
The Economy Of The Gift, AFoundation, Liverpool, England
2009
Salt Peanuts, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
2008
We Remember The Sun, Walter and Mc Bean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute
Making History, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York City, NY
2007
Euphorion, Pierogi, Leipzig
2006
How To Build A Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later, Curated by Will Bradley, Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA
Some Translations by Harrell Fletcher (Participation in Harrell Fletcher project) In Situ, Paris, France
The Searchers, White Box, New York City, NY
Artadia Award Show, Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA
2005
Consume(d): Acts of Creative and Critical Resistance, Georgian Trade Center, Tiblisi, Georgia
Mental Maps, Dorsky Curatorial Program, Queens, NY
Little Odyssey’”, Group Show at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
Fleishhacker Award Show, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
2004
First Happiness, University of New York, Albany NY
Majority Whip, White Box, New York City, NY
Storyline, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Gallerie Anne deville Poix, Paris, France
2003
Now Is Over, New Image Art, Los Angeles,CA
New Acquisitions Show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
International Paper, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
2002
Bay Area Now, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
When Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Fast Forward II, UC Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
2001
Marked Bay Area Drawing, Hunter College, New York City, NY