SOLO EXHIBITIONS                      

2014           GALLERY 13, Minneapolis, MN

2012          INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, Marion, IN             
                                         
2008           CITY GALLERY at the WATER TOWER, Chicago, IL

2006           SOHO PHOTO GALLERY, New York, NY

2004           RYERSON WOODS BRUSHWOOD GALLERY, Deerfield, IL

2003           CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER, Chicago, IL

2003           MCLEAN COUNTY ARTS CENTER, Bloomington, IL

1997           UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Gleacher Center, Chicago, IL

1993           MWMWM GALLERY, Chicago, IL

1990           MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY, Decatur, IL

1988           KOHLER ARTS CENTER, Sheboygan, WI (Catalog)

1987           TORONTO PHOTOGRAPHERS WORKSHOP, Toronto, CA

1986           S.A.I.C. SUPERIOR STREET GALLERY, Chicago, IL

1984           SILVER IMAGE GALLERY, Seattle, WA        

1984           EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, Cheney, WA

1982           GLOVER-HAYES GALLERY, Seattle, WA

 

 

DUO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017           "SISTER CITIES" Vladimir, Russia; Canterbury, UK; Bloomington, IL                                                                       

2016           MCLEAN COUNTY ARTS CENTER, Bloomington, IL

2016           “FACULTY BIENNIAL”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2014           “HEARTLAND”, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

2014           “ECOVISIONS”, McLean County Arts Center

2014           “GRIMM TALES”, Milner Library, Illinois State University

2014           “FACULTY BIENNIAL”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2013           PERSPECTIVE GALLERY, Evanston, IL

2012           MCLEAN COUNTY ARTS CENTER, Bloomington, IL

2012           MCLEAN COUNTY MUSEUM, Bloomington, IL

2011           CATHERINE EDELMAN GALLERY, Chicago, IL

2011           “FACULTY BIENNIAL”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2009           “ONWARD”, Project Basho Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009           “FACULTY BIENNIAL”, Illinois State University,Normal,IL

2008           “CONNECT / DISCONNECT”, Geeslin Gallery, Huntsville, TX

2007           EVANSTON ART CENTER, Evanston, IL

2007           “FACULTY BIENNIAL”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2006           SAFETY-KLEEN GALLERY, Elgin, IL

2006           “A SENSE OF PLACE”, Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA

2006           EVANSTON ART CENTER, Evanston, Il                                                     

2006           SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

2005           SOHO PHOTO GALLERY, New York, NY

2005           “PLACE(MEANT)” Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI

2005           SUBURBAN FINE ARTS CENTER, Highland Park, IL

2005           GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, Fairfax, VA

 2005          “FACULTY BIENNIAL”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2004           ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM, Rockford, IL

2003           “FACULTY BIENNIAL”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2003           “BOOKMARKS”, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL

2002           "EVANSTON & VICINITY 16th BIENNIAL",
                   Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

2001           “FACULTY BIENNIAL”, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2000           LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Faculty Exhibition, Chicago, IL

1999           NOYES CULTURAL ARTS CENTER, Evanston, IL

1999           SUBURBAN FINE ARTS CENTER, Highland Park, IL

1999           LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Faculty Exhibition, Chicago, IL

1997           LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Faculty Exhibition, Chicago, IL

1996           "EVANSTON & VICINITY 13th BIENNIAL",
                   Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

1996           "ARC REGIONAL III", ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995           VIRIDIAN GALLERY, New York, NY

1995           ARC GALLERY, Chicago, IL     

1994           "CAMERA OBSCURA/OBSCURA CAMERA",
                   Rymer Gallery, SAIC, Chicago, IL

1993           "PRIVATE RELATIONS", Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL   

1993           "NATIONAL EXPOSURE", A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL

1990           "SELECTIONS 90", Eye Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992           "HOUSEWORK: SUSAN GOFSTEIN & BILL O'DONNELL",
                   Loyola University, Chicago, IL

1990           "PUBLIC EXPOSURES:ONE DECADE",
                   Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, CAN   

1990           "WINDOW TO THE IMAGINATION", SAIC Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

1988           LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, Faculty Exhibition, Chicago, IL

1987           "THE ALTERNATIVE IMAGE 3: VISUAL PARADOX",
                   Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

1986           LIGHT SONG GALLERY, University of Arizona,Tucson, AZ

1986           SELIG BUILDING, Goodman Quad, Indianapolis, IN

1986           HOCKADAY ARTS CENTER, Kalispell, MT

1985           VICTORIA REGIONAL MUSEUM, Victoria, TX

1985           "ILLINOIS PHOTOGRAPHERS 85",
                   State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago, IL (Purchase Award)

1984           YELLOWSTONE ARTS CENTER, Billings, MT

1984           "6/6 SHOW” N.A.M.E. GALLERY, Chicago, IL

1984           LA ROCHE COLLEGE, Pittsburgh, PA

1984           SOUTHERN ALLEGHENIES MUSEUM, Johnstown, PA

1984           CEDARCREST COLLEGE, Allentown, PA

1984           "SAN FRANCISCO CAMERA WORKS", San Francisco, CA

1984           "PHOTONATIONAL" , Erie, PA (Catalog)

1984           "NEW PHOTOGRAPHICS 84”, Ellensburg, WA (Catalog)      

1983           "RECENT PURCHASES”, Seattle Arts Commission,Seattle, WA

1983           SILVER IMAGE GALLERY, Seattle, WA        

1983           "ARRANGED IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY",
                   Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID (Purchase Award)

1983           "MEMBERS' SHOW", Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA

1983           "4 PHOTOGRAPHERS”, Community College RI Lincoln, RI

1983           CITY CLUB OF SEATTLE, Seattle, WA

1983           CHENEY COWLES MUSEUM, Spokane, WA

1983           "CAMERA MOVEMENTS”Moore College of Art, Phil., PA

1983           "NEW PHOTOGRAPHICS/83”, Ellensburg, WA

1983           "GOVERNOR'S INVITATIONAL”, Olympia, WA (Catalog)

1982           "MEMBERS SHOW”, Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA

1982           "NEW PHOTOGRAPHICS/82”, Ellensburg, WA

1982            UNIVERSITY GALLERY, University of Idaho, Moscow ID

1981           BLOOMINGDALE GALLERY, Olympia, WA

1981           ASCHERMAN GALLERY, Cleveland Heights, OH

 

 

PUBLIC LECTURES       
              

2015           ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY - inaugural lecture,
                   School of Art Research Colloquium

2013           GALLERY 13, Minneapolis, MN - artist talk at solo exhibition

2012           INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY,  Marion, IN
                   - artist talk at solo exhibition

2012           MCLEAN COUNTY ARTS CENTER, Bloomington, IL
                   - artist talk at duo exhibition

2011           CATHERINE EDELMAN GALLERY, Chicago, IL -
                   video interview/lecture for Chicago Project online archives.                                                              

2008           RED WING HIGH SCHOOL, Red Wing, MN
                   - Anderson Center Residency community outreach

2005           SUBURBAN FINE ARTS CENTER, Highland Park, IL
                   - artist talk at group exhibition
                                         
2005           OXBOW RESIDENCY, Saugatuck, MI - artist talk

2004           BRUSHWOOD GALLERY, Deerfield, IL - artist talk at solo exhibition

2003           CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER - artist talk at solo exhibition

2003           MCLEAN COUNTY ARTS CENTER - artist talk at solo exhibition

2003           NOYES CULTURAL ARTS CENTER, Evanston, IL
                  - artist talk at group exhibition

1999           SUBURBAN FINE ARTS CENTER, Highland Park, IL
                   - artist talk at group exhibition

                                         



HONORS / AWARDS  

2017           FACULTY DEVELOPMENT GRANT, Illinois State University

2015           HAMBIDGE FOUNDATION, Rabun Gap, GA
                   - Artist Fellowship and Residency                       

2015           THE ANDERSON CENTER, Red Wing, MN
                   - Artist Residency (declined due to illness)

2015           BRUSHCREEK ARTS FOUNDATION, Saratoga, WY
                   - Artist Residency (declined due to illness)

2015           UNIVERSITY RESEARCH GRANT, Illinois State University

2015           FACULTY DEVELOPMENT GRANT, Illinois State University

2014           LENSCULTURE, Curated ongoing on-line portfolio

2014           UNIVERSITY RESEARCH GRANT,
                   Illinois State University, College of Fine Arts

2013           ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, Promotion to Full Professor

2012           RAGDALE FOUNDATION, Lake Forest, IL
                   - Artist Fellowship and Residency

2012           UPTOWN NORMAL TRANSPORTATION CENTER, Normal, Il
                   - Purchase & permanent display of three prints                              

2012           URBANAUTICA METADATA, Web Journal interview

2011           LENSCRATCH, Curated ongoing on-line portfolio

2011           RAGDALE FOUNDATION, Lake Forest, IL
                   - Artist Fellowship and Residency
                            
2010-17      THE CHICAGO PROJECT, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL                                                                                         - Curated ongoing on-line portfolio

2009           RAGDALE FOUNDATION, Lake Forest, IL
                   - Artist Fellowship and Residency(declined due to schedule conflict) 

2008           THE ANDERSON CENTER, Red Wing, MN,
                   -Artist Fellowship and Residency                             

2008           CATWALK CENTER, Catwalk, NY - Artist Fellowship andResidency                                                                                       (declined due to schedule conflict)                                      

2005           OX-BOW, School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Artist Residency                     

2005           UNIVERSITY RESEARCH GRANT,
                   Illinois State University, College of Fine Arts

2003           UNIVERSITY RESEARCH GRANT,
                   Illinois State University, College of Fine Arts

 2002-09     MIDWEST PHOTOGRAPHERSPROJECT                                                                                                                          Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                   Three portfolios of work maintained for public study

2002           ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL, Artist Fellowship
 

1998           ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL, Artist Fellowship
 

1992           ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL, Fellowship Finalist Award                                                                                       & 1991                                                                

1987           NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS/ARTS MIDWEST,           
                   Regional Fellowship

1984-86      SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO, MFA Program                                                                                         - Full Tuition Merit Scholarship
                                                        

1985           "ILLINOIS PHOTOGRAPHERS '85”, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                      -State Gallery of Illinois Purchase Award

 

 

EDUCATION

                                                                                                                                                                                                        1986           SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO                                                                                                                  M.F.A.  Photography                                                                                                      

1978           THE UNION INSTITUTE                                                                                                                                                            B.A Photography                                                                                                          

 

 

TEACHING                                                                     

2001           ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY                                                                                                                               -Present      Professor / Photography


1995-01      SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
                   Adjunct Assistant Professor / Photography

1987-01      LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO                                                                                                                                            Adjunct Assistant Professor / Photography

1994-96      SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO                                                                                                                  Instructor / 2-D Design - Drawing

1988-92      ELMHURST COLLEGE, Elmhurst, IL
                   Instructor / Photography

 

 

PUBLICATIONS
     

2014           AFTERIMAGE: The Journal of Media Arts And Cultural Criticism                                                                                            Featured Portfolio, Nov/Dec 2014, vol 42, no 3

2014           FLOAT MAGAZINE, Featured Portfolio on-line magazine

2011           THE GLIMPSE TRAVELER, by Mariane Boruch
                   - Indiana University Press - book cover image                                                                                               

2008           review by Alan Artner, Chicago Tribune:                                                                                                                                      “ELEVATIONS” solo show, City Gallery at the Chicago Water Tower

2008           review by Michael Weinstein, New City:                                                                                                                                       “ELEVATIONS” solo show, City Gallery at the Chicago Water Tower

2008           review by Jesse Stein, Flavor Pill:                                                                                                                                                 “ELEVATIONS” solo show, City Gallery at the Chicago Water Tower
                                       
2003           review by Bill Stamets, Chicago Reader:                                                                                                                                       “HOME” solo show, Chicago Cultural Center

2003           review by Michael Weinstein, New City:                                                                                                                                      “HOME” solo show, Chicago Cultural Center                                       


1988           catalog: "OUT OF ORDER: The Photographs of Bill O'Donnell”                                                                                                Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI                                                       

1987           catalog: "THE ALTERNATIVE IMAGE 3: VISUAL PARADOX”                                                                          
                   Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

1986           VIEWS, Vol. 3, No. 3, Toronto, Canada           

1985           THE PHOTO REVIEW, Langhorne, PA

1985           catalog: "ILLINOIS PHOTOGRAPHERS 85"                                                                                                                              State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago, IL  

                                                                                               
1984           catalog: "PHOTONATIONAL”, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

1984           ARTWEEK, Vol. 15, No. 22, Oakland, CA

1983           catalog: "ARRANGED IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY"
                   Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID      

1983           catalog: "GOVERNOR'S INVITATIONAL” Olympia, WA  

1982           NORTHWEST PHOTOGRAPHY, Vol. 4, No. 11, Seattle, WA

1982           ARTWEEK, Vol. 13, No. 18, Oakland, CA

 

 

COLLECTIONS         

BELGRAVIA GROUP 600 S. MICHIGAN AVENUE COLLECTION, Chicago, IL

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, Midwest Photographers Project,                                             Chicago, IL(2003-2005, 2005-2007, 2007-2009)

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS VISUAL ARTISTS FELLOWSHIP ARCHIVE,                                             Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

ILLINOIS STATE MUSEUM, Springfield, IL

SCHULTEN, WARD & TURNER, LLP, Atlanta, GA

CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, Ellensburg, WA

SEATTLE ARTS COMMISSION PORTABLE WORKS COLLECTION, Seattle, WA

BOISE GALLERY OF ART, Boise, ID