Shaun O’Dell

Headlands Artist in Residence 2002; Tournesol Awardee 2009
Untitled, 2006
16” x 20”, digital pigment print

 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 Jack Hanley Gallery in San Francisco and Los Angeles; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; White Box, New York; and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; M. H. de Young Memorial Museum; and the Berkeley Art Museum. He is the recipient of several major awards, including, the  Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship, the Artadia Award, the SECA Award, and the Fleishhacker Foundation Award. O’Dell received his MFA from Stanford University, and currently teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as at California College of the Arts.