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Betsy Odom, M.F.A.
Title/s: Senior Lecturer of Fine Arts in Sculpture and 3D Design, Co-Director of the Ralph Arnold Gallery
Office #: Ralph Arnold Annex 113
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 the Cleve Carney Museum of Art in DuPage, Journal Gallery in Brooklyn, Corbett vs. Dempsey and Western Exhibitions in Chicago, Amel Bourorina Gallery in Berlin, and Rudolph Projects in Houston, 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 and the collection of the DePaul Museum of Art.
M.F.A., Yale University School of Art
B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute