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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013     Interpretations: House and Universe: Recent Work, Carroll Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2012    Falling From Sleep, Jennifer Odem Sculptures and Drawings, 511 Gallery, New York, NY

2009    A Discourse in Abstraction: Jennifer Odem and NOMA’s Permanent Collection, New Orleans Museum of Art, LA

           Blue Fence, Aorta Projects and Joan Mitchell Foundation, Upper Ninth Ward, New Orleans, LA

2008    The St. Rose Project (Blue Mounds), Site-Specific Sculpture, St. Rose, LA

2006    Jennifer Odem, Sculpture and Drawing, 511 Gallery, New York, NY

2004    Island, Center of Polish Sculpture, Oronsko, Poland

2003    Displaced, Ewing Gallery of Art, Knoxville, TN 

          Unearthed, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA

2002    Jennifer Odem: Recent Sculpture, Miller/Geisler Gallery, New York, NY

          Digging for Pearls, Marguerite Oestreicher Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2001    Opened Ground, Women and Their Work Gallery, Austin, TX, catalog

1999    Cart Variations, Proposition Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

1998     Wheels of Fortune, The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Salt Flats, UT Site-Specific Sculpture

1997     New Sculpture, Jennifer Odem, Gasworks Gallery, Vaux Hall, London, England

           Recent Drawings by Jennifer Odem, Lang Gallery, Vienna, Austria

1996    Seven Pearls, Dean Clough Art Galleries, Halifax, England

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015    Of Men, 511 Gallery, New York, NY, March 

          Paper Route 66, BravinLee Programs, New York, NY, May

          Arti(fiction)- Battle of New Orleans, The Studio Inferno Gallery, New Orleans, LA

          Flatness, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2014    Imago Mundi Exhibition, New Orleans Museum of Art, Curator, Diego Cortez

           Crevasse22, Site-specific Exhibition, Prospect 3 Satellite, New Orleans, LA

2013     Her Infinite Variety, curated by Andy Antippas, Barristers Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2012     Works on Paper, 511 Gallery, New York, NY

2011    NOLA Now, curated by Amy Mackie, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

 A Disease of the Oyster, Prospect.2 Biennial Satellite Exhibition, The Pearl, New Orleans, LA

 Catalyst, Space 301, Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL, Co-sponsored by the Joan Mitchell Foundation

 Domains, Parameters and Wanderings, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA

2010    Prospect 1.5 Everyday Hybrid, Curated by Dan Cameron, Isaac Delgado Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2009    Things Fall Apart, Curated by Joy Garnett, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY

          Jennifer Odem/ Ann Schwab, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2008    Loss. Ritual. Relic. Archive. VESTIGES THINK TANK, The Newcomb Center for Women, Tulane University,
             New Orleans, LA 

2006    Drawing Now, 511 Gallery, New York, NY 

2005    Erga Topika II, Works On Site, St. Louis, MO, catalog

2004    Brush, Pencil, Chisel, Knife, Miller/Geisler Gallery, New York, NY

2003    Taste 0-20, Tempra-10 Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2002    Red Hot, Iron in the 21st Century, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

 

RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS

2014    Honoree, Love in the Garden Award, New Orleans Museum of Art

2013    Artist in Residence, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

2012    Selected Artist for the Silver Circle Sculpture Award, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2011    Creative Capital Professional Development Program, Sponsored by The Louisiana Division of the Arts

2010    Weir Farm Art Center, Artist-In-Residence, Wilton CT

2009    Joan Mitchell Foundation, Career Opportunity Grant Recipient

2007    Artist in Residence, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans LA

2003    Artist in Residence, Center for Polish Sculpture, Oronsko, Poland

 Kurka Faculty Award for Professional Accomplishments, The School of Art, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2002    Artist in Residence, Center for Polish Sculpture, Oronsko, Poland

2000    Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Achievement, College of Fine Arts, Texas State University, 

              San Marcos, TX

1999    Artist in Residence, Flax Art Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland

1998    Artist in Residence, The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, UT

1997    Artist in Residence, Gasworks Studios, London, England

             Artist in Residence, Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, County Kerry, Ireland

1996    Artist in Residence, Dean Clough Art Galleries, Halifax, England

              Visiting Artist, Tyrone Guthrie Center, Annamekerrig Ireland

              Artist in Residence, Fire Station Artists Studios, Dublin, Ireland

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015      Crevasse 22: From Levee Break to Sculpture Park, InsideNOLA.org, Eric Bookhardt

2013      Recent Work by Jennifer Odem, by Eric Bookhardt, Gambit - Best of New Orleans Oct. 2013 

2012      FALLING FROM SLEEP: Jennifer Odem – Sculptures and Drawings, ARTFIX Daily, Curated Art World News & Exclusives, New         York, Sept. 12, 2012
               Last Call: The Pearl, Wesley Stokes, Pelican Bomb, Jan. 2012 (http://pelicanbomb.com/home/post/200)
2011      Video Installations at the Pearl: Prospect.2 Show of Artistic Projections, by D. Eric Bookhardt, Gambit Magazine
2009     Jennifer Odem, Visual Equivocation, by Alex Podesta, ARTVOICES Magazine, June, 2009
              Art in the Shadow of Katrina: Exploring Prospect New Orleans, by Hrag Vartanian, Brooklyn Rail, Feb. 2009
2005    After the Deluge: Artist Jennifer Odem Finds Refuge, by David Bonetti, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sept. 2005
2004    Brush, Pencil, Chisel, Knife, Review by Maureen Mullarkey, artcritical.com, Aug. 2004
2003    Jennifer Odem at Miller/Geisler, Review by Rex Weil, ARTnews, Jan. 2003
2002    Playa Works: The Myth of the Empty, by William L. Fox, University of Nevada Press, 2002
2001    Jennifer Odem: Time Before Land, by Stephanie Bowman, Sculpture Magazine, Dec. 2001
             Puzzlin' Evidence, by Charles Labelle, Frieze Magazine, March 2001
             A Blend of Gardening and Sci-Fi, by Michael Barnes, Austin American Statesman, Austin, TX,
1999    Sculpting Cart Art by lan Hill, Newsletter-Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland, July 1999
1995    Into the Two Worlds of Irish Art, by Vincent Jamison, Sunday Business Post, Dublin, Ireland, Dec. 1995
             Landscape of Diversity by Robert Duffy, St. Louis Post Dispatch, St. Louis, MO, Apr. 1995

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007- Present  Curator, Coleman Sculpture Collection, St. Rose, LA

2014  Project Manager, Prospect 3, The Comedy of Craft: Piero Golia, New Orleans, LA

         Panelist,  Five For Five Project: Inequity Session, New Orleans, LA

         Visiting Professor of Sculpture and Ceramics, Dillard University

2010-2013 Artist/Teacher, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts/NOCCA        

2013    Visiting Artist and Juror, University of West Florida, Pensacola FL

2000-2004  University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Associate Professor: Sculpture

1991-1995  Webster University, St. Louis, MO, Director of Sculpture/Assistant Professor 

 

COLLECTIONS

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Sara Jane Dehoff, New York, NY

Mary Connelly, New York, NY
IMTT, New Orleans, LA
Thomas and Dathel Coleman, New Orleans, LA
Margaret Van Every, Tallahassee, FL
Antonia Spowers, Wales, UK
Charles Carrier III, New Orleans, LA
Gloria Fiero and James Dorman, New York, NY
Robyn Dunn and Andrew Schwartz, New Orleans, LA

GALLERY AFFILIATION

2002 - present    511 Gallery, New York, NY