Loyola University Chicago

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Faculty and Staff Directory

Betsy Odom, M.F.A.

Title/s:  Senior Lecturer of Fine Arts in Sculpture and 3D Design

Office #:  Ralph Arnold Annex 113

Phone: 773.508.7531

Email: eodom1@luc.edu

External Webpage: http://www.betsyodom.com/


Betsy Odom (b. Amory, Mississippi, 1980) is an artist, curator, and educator based in Chicago. They received their MFA from Yale University School of Art and their BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. They have exhibited internationally in group- and solo- exhibitions, including solo exhibitions at the DePaul Art Museum, 4WPS, ThreeWalls Gallery, Hyde Park Art Center, and WomanMade Gallery. They have also exhibited at venues such as SFMOMA, Journal Gallery in Brooklyn, Corbett vs. Dempsey and Western Exhibitions in Chicago, Amel Bourorina Gallery in Berlin, and Barry Whistler Gallery in Dallas, TX. Odom has been the recipient of several fellowships including an Illinois Arts Council Grant, a Chances Dances Critical Fierceness prize, and two grants from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Their work is part of the West Collection, the Cleve Carney Museum collection, and the collection of the DePaul Museum of Art.



M.F.A., Yale University School of Art
B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute