Loyola University Chicago

Gallery Staff

Betsy Odom, Director

Betsy Odom received her MFA from Yale University School of Art and her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She is a full time Professor in Sculpture and 3D Design in Loyola’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts. Betsy has worked as an exhibition coordinator for the Department of Exhibition and Performance Spaces at Columbia College Chicago, and interned at the Yale University Art Gallery and at the Berkeley Art Center. She has curated several exhibitions, including Near at Hand at the Ralph Arnold Gallery, Tomboy at Glass Curtain Gallery in Chicago, and was the juror for Woman Made Gallery’s 20 in their 20’s. 

Odom has exhibited widely and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including a DCASE Grant, Illinois Arts Council Artist Grant, and West collection Acquisition Prize. Recent solo and group exhibitions include Let’s Be Honest at 4th Ward Project Space in Chicago, Oh No at Terrain Projects in Oak Park, IL, and Freedom Culture at The Journal Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

Contact: eodom1@luc.edu · 773.508.7531