John O’Donnell is an Assistant Professor of Printmaking at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT.

 

Contact him at buildface@gmail.com.

 

Solo Exhibitions/Installations

2019    Yard Dreams, Flower Box Projects, Miami, FL

           Turtles all the Way Up, New Bedford Museum of Art, New Bedford, MA

2018    DIY-VR, Wassaic Project, Maxon Mills, Wassaic , NY

2017    Pineapple Portal, Hygienic Art Gallery, New London, CT       

2016    Winners are Losers, Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

2016   Hollow Earth: Documents, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA

          Hollow Earth: Drawings, Glass Wall Gallery, The School of the MFA, Boston, MA

2015    Pizza Temple, No Pop Gallery, New Haven, CT

          Kitchen Island, City Wide Open Studios, Art Space, New Haven, CT

          Cereal Cave, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA  

          Prints and Drawings, EBK Gallery, Hartford, CT

2014    Cerreality, Blue House Gallery, Dayton, OH

          Psychedelic Pantry , New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

2013    Ponzi Structures, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2012    Navel Gazing, Quinebaug Valley Community College, Danielson, CT

2010    Monkey Shines, Seton Gallery, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT

          PG-13, Art, Space, New Haven, CT

          F*CKY*AH, Takeout Gallery, New London, CT

2009   Salad Days, Flux Space, Philadelphia, PA
2008   Selectibition: An Exhibition of Selected Prints, Dubs INC. Seattle WA

            

Performances

2019    Winner Winner Chicken Sinner, Flower Box Projects, Miami, FL

           Swamp of Love, New Bedford Museum of Art, New Bedford, MA

2018    Post Brunch, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA

          Rad Dudes, Dusk Lit Festival, Sugar Loaf, NY

          Arriving Monday, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA

          Language is Magic (filmed in front of a studio audience), Wassaic, NY

          Play Boi (Strongest Dude), Flower Box Projects, Miami, FL

2017    Neo-American Pre-Teen Day-Dream, commissioned by Art Space, New Haven, CT

          Blue Blooded American, commissioned by Art Space, New Haven, CT

          Red Blooded American, Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

2016    Temple of Pizza, Art Space Windham Gallery, Willimantic, CT

          Rising Crust, NoPop Gallery, New Haven, CT

          Candle in My Carrot, UConn Winter Puppet Slam, Studio Theater, Storrs, CT

2015    Pizza Hulk, City Wide Open Studios, Art Space, New Haven, CT

           Kitchen Island: Celest, City Wide Open Studios, Art Space, New Haven, CT

           Cereal Cave: The Performance, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA

2014     Balanced Breakfast, Blue House Gallery, Dayton, OH

           Kitchen After Dark, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

          Surreal Picnic, Park(ing) Day, Greater Hartford Art Council, Hartford, CT

2013     #goplayintheyard, Park(ing) Day, Greater Hartford Art Council, Hartford, CT

2012     Slime, Broad Street Gallery Hartford, CT

           Iron John 2.0, NOW ON, ATOM Space, Hartford, CT

2011      Playing on the Stairs, The Grove, City Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT

           Doppelganger Banger &  Jeremy Milk Toast, We Are Cable, Artspace Alternative Spaces, New Haven,CT

2010     Blueberry, New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century, Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI

           The Making of John O’Donnell’s Front Yard Monster Movie Magic Show, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA

           Receptionist, SERA (Social Experiments Relational Acts), Artspace Alternative Spaces, New Haven, CT

           Radical Dinosaur Maniac Time Machine Gun Shark Explosion, Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts, Storrs, CT

2009    Domestic Ignorance/Domestic Bliss, Savoir Faire Performance Series, Soho20 Gallery, New York, NY

           TNPDPSSF (The North Philadelphia Puberty Survivors Support Forum), Flux Space, Philadelphia, PA

 

Group Exhibitions

2016    Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

           Everything Nice, The Ives Gallery, New Haven, CT

           1000 Prints, Blue House Gallery, Dayton, OH

           Psycadelic Pantry Party, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

           Dank Memes, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA, (Award Winner)

           Control Center, Kitchen Table Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

           Indie Music Video Exhibition, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea
           Putting it All Together, Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, NY
           Concept: the International Exhibition on Conceptual Art, CICA, Museum, Gimpo, South Korea       

           Back to the Future, Gala Silent Auction, Art Space, New Haven, CT
           Conversation II, NoPop  Gallery, New Haven, CT

           Embodied Narratives, Art Space Windham Gallery, Willimantic, CT

           Edditional Tools, Project Space Gallery, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

           Print Sale, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT

           Dialogos E Interpretaciones IV, (Traveling Exhibit) Redlands University, Ann Peppers Hall, Redlands CA
           Dialogos E Interpretaciones IV, Mission Grafica, San Fransico, CA,
           Dialogos E Interpretaciones IV, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

2015    Dwell, City Wide Open Studios, Art Space, New Haven, CT

           Everyday Icon, The Gallery at Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT

           The Omnivore’s Dilemma: Visualized, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, curated by Barry Rosenburg

           Heads Will Roll: Political Satire in Portraiture and Landscape, Artspace, New Haven, CT

           Dialogos E Interpretaciones IV CAS Gallery, Miami University, Miami, FL; Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA; Universidad de           Caldas, Palacio de Belles Artes; Manizales, Colombia; UNC- Pembroke, Pembroke, NC

2014    New Prints Autumn Benefit Exhibition and Auction, IPCNY, International Print Center in New York, NY

           Park(ing) Day, Greater Hartford Art Council, Hartford, CT

           The Quickening: Tales of Impending Transformation, Hygenic Art Gallery, New London, CT

           The 48th Annual Art Department Faculty Exhibition, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut

           Animal Heart, The Slater Museum, Norwich, CT

2013      New Prints 2013/Autumn, IPCNY, International Print Center in New York, NY

           Habitat, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT

           Hartford DADA, Pumphouse Gallery, Hartford, CT

           Park(ing) Day, Greater Hartford Art Council, Hartford, CT

           2nd Annual Connecticut Printmakers Invitational, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

           Mixtape, Gala Silent Auction, Art Space, New Haven, CT

           Pounds Of Pressure: Contemporary Prints In Large Format, Baton Rouge Arts Council, Baton Rouge, LA

2012    Rendered Extraordinary, Broad Street Gallery, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

           Lined Up: Drawings & Texts, Library Institute, New Haven, CT

           NOW ON, ATOM Space, Hartford, CT

           Screen Test, Gala Silent Auction, Art Space, New Haven, CT

           Ripple Effect, Project Store Fronts, New Haven, CT

2011     Double Time: Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Akus Gallery, Willimantic, CT

           Horsing Around, transitory/SPACES, Boulder Avenue Arts Center, Helena, MT

           INSIDE OUT: an investigation of gender identities, Visual Arts Research Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

           Weird+Wonderful, Artifact Gallery, Wilton, CT

           SCRAWL-TV, a part of SCRAWL, Art Space New Haven, CT

2010    7/11 Interpreting Space, Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts, Storrs, CT

           New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century, Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI

           KAT CULCHUR, Flux Space, Philadelphia, PA

           Collage: Putting it all Together, Climate/Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2009    Making Funny, Under Minerva Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

           Serial Fictions, Golden Street Gallery, New London, CT

           (Nu)erotic, Visions Art Gallery, Medway, MA

           Altered Egos, Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

           83rd Annual International Competition: Printmaking, The Print Center, Philadelphia; PA and LBI Foundation for the Arts                 and Sciences, Loveladies, NJ, Jurors: Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett, co-publishers of Art on Paper magazine

           Lizzie Borden: A Tale of Two Cities, Gallery X, New Bedford, MA

           The Sketchbook Project 3, Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA; Museum of Contemporary Art DC, Washington, DC;

            Antena Gallery, Chicago, IL; 3rd Ward Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Soulard Art Market, St Louis, MO; Museum of

            Design Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, curated and sponsored by Art House Coop, Atlanta, GA

            The FEAST, Pittsburg State University Gallery, Pittsburg, KS, Juror Liz Hickok of Blue Studios, San Francisco, CA

2008    New Prints 2007/08: A Benefit Exhibition and Silent Auction, International Print   Center, New York, NY

            Coast-to-Coast, Ruchika’s Art Gallery, Panjim, Goa, India

            Paperworks 2008, B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY, Juror Samantha Rippner of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

            Dirty Fingernails Say A Lot II: A Celebration of “Pure” Printmaking, Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO, Juror Tony          
            Crowley 

            Perfect with Pixel, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green State University, curated by Shauya Kumar

            OUTDATED: Polaroids, Country Club Gallery, Chicago, IL

            New Prints 2008, New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY

            New Prints 2008, IPCNY, International Print Center, New York, NY, curated by Jane Hammond 

2007     Art in the Age of the Internet, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, curated by PAM:Perpetual Art Machine

             Yummy: A show About Food, NEXUS/foundation, Philadelphia, PA

             Fifty-Fifty, Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT

             6th Lessedra World Art Print Annual Mini Print, Sofia, Bulgaria

             Collection of Similar Houses, Side Show Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             When a Verb Becomes a Noun, Flux Space, Philadelphia, PA                              

             64th Annual Connecticut Artist Exhibition, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT

             CAA Regional MFA Exhibition, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

             The Fifth Arches Student Print Show, Gallery 808, Boston, MA

             Looped Life, 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA

2006     14th Seoul Space International Print Biennial, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

             5th Lessedra World Art Print Annual: Mini Print, Sofia, Bulgaria

             The Human Pixel Project, Three Columns Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

             Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

             The Human Pixel Project, Brickbottom Galleries, Somerville, MA

             Small Works, Soho20, New York, NY, Invitational