2018 Ear to the Ground: Earth and Element in Contemporary Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

2017 PROSPECT.4: THE LOTUS IN SPITE OF THE SWAMP, curated by Trevor Schoonmaker,  New Orleans, LA

2016A Building With A View”: Experiments in Architecture, curated by Andrea Andersson,  Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, LA

2016 Art In Louisiana, Louisiana Contemporary Artists, LSU Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

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

2015 Paper Route 66, BravinLee Programs, New York, NY, May

2015 Arti(fiction)- Battle of New Orleans, The Studio Inferno Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2015 Flatness, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

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

2014 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

2011 A Disease of the Oyster, Prospect.2 Biennial Satellite Exhibition, The Pearl, New Orleans, LA

2011 Catalyst, Space 301, Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL, Co-sponsored by the Joan Mitchell Foundation

2011 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

2009 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

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


2016    Map and Territory, Sternstudio Gallery, Vienna, Austria

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

2009   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

2003    Unearthed, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA

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

2002    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

1997    Recent Drawings by Jennifer Odem, Lang Gallery, Vienna, Austria

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


2016    Artist in Residence in collaboration with artist Deborah Luster, Rauschenberg Residency, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva, FL, (December)

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

2003    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

1997    Artist in Residence, Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, County Kerry, Ireland

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

1996    Visiting Artist, Tyrone Guthrie Center, Annamekerrig Ireland

1996    Artist in Residence, Fire Station Artists Studios, Dublin, Ireland


2018    A New Kind of Monument Rises in New Orleans: Prospect.4 Works, Pelican Bomb, Benjamin Morris

2017    The Art to See, and Food to Eat, in New Orleans Right Now, Independent Tribune, Mary Romano, Bloomberg News

2017    In Prospect New Orleans, a Curator Guides 73 Artists Toward Higher Ground, New York Times, Ted Loos

2017    This Week in Art 11.13-11.19: Prospect.4 Opens Friday in New Orleans,  Art:21 Magazine, Lindsey Davis

2017   The Most Inspiring Art Cities in America, Departures Magazine, The Arts Issue

2015   Cross-Country Group Show: “Paper Route 66” at BravinLee, artcritical, William Corwin, August

2015   'Crevasse 22,' a bucolic Prospect.3 + The Times-Picayune, Doug MacCash

2015    Bicentennial of The Battle of New Orleans, The Times-Picayune, Barry Lemoine

2015    Crevasse 22: From Levee Break to Sculpture Park,, 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

2012    Last Call: The Pearl, Wesley Stokes, Pelican Bomb, Jan. 2012

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

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,, 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

2001    Puzzlin' Evidence, by Charles Labelle, Frieze Magazine, March 2001

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

1995    Landscape of Diversity by Robert Duffy, St. Louis Post Dispatch, St. Louis, MO, Apr. 1995


2017    Old Prieur Public Sculpture, 7th Ward, In collaboration with Willie Birch, New Orleans, LA

2015    Present Adjunct Professor of Sculpture, Xavier University, New Orleans

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

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

2014    Panelist,  Five For Five Project: Inequity Session, New Orleans, LA

2014    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


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


 511 Gallery, New York, NY