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Visiting Artist: Robyn O'Neil

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Richmond Center for Visual Arts
room 2008 at 4:00 p.m.

Robyn O’Neil was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1977, and currently lives in Los Angeles, California. Her drawings have been features in solo museum exhibitions at such venues as The Des Moines Art Center in Iowa; The Kohler Art Center in Wisconsin; The Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston; the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University; and the Frey Art Museum in Seattle. She has been included in numerous group exhibitions throughout the US and internationally including the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art; The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; American University Museum in Washington, DC; and The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tampa, Florida. Her work was included in the 2004 Whitney Biennial. O’Neil has participated in gallery shows in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Paris, Copenhagen, Shanghai, NYC, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, and Seattle. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, an Artadia grant, the Hunting Prize and an Irish Film Board Award for a film written and art directed by her entitled WE, THE MASSES which was conceived at Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School. She is represented by Western Exhibitions in Chicago, Susan Inglett Gallery in New York and Talley Dunn Gallery in Dallas. She also hosts the weekly podcast “ME READING STUFF.” 

Robyn O’Neil’s solo exhibition, WE, THE MASSES, features her film of the same name, drawings and three prints recently acquired by the University Art Collection and made possible through a generous endowment by John and Linda Dunn. On view in the Kerr Gallery, Robyn’s exhibition will be on view September 20 through October 28.