Solo Exhibitions:

2019 Objectified, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2018 Working Backwards, PUB Gallery of Art, Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA

2017 Beastly, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2015 95 / 15, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2014 Told and Untold Stories, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2012 La Vue à travers, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

Des jeux sérieux de beauté, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2009 Dix-Huit, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2005 Galerie des modes and Still, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2003 Mythos, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2002 La Lumière Cachée, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2000 New Paintings, Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1998 Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA

New Paintings and Drawings, Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1997 Recent Paintings, Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1996 Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1995 New Drawings, Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

 

Select Group Exhibitions:

 2019 Peace on Earth, Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA

2018 Winter Group Exhibition, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2015 Art In True Fashion, Winston Wächter Fine Art and Abmeyer+Wood, Seattle, WA

2014 2014 Palm Springs Art Fair, (with Winston Wächter Fine Art), Palm Springs, CA

Fire Department, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2013 Best Dressed / Undressed, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

Summer Group Exhibition of Work by Gallery Artists, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2012 Aqua Art Miami (with Froelick Gallery), Miami, FL

Art Platform – Los Angeles, (with Winston Wächter Fine Art), Santa Monica, CA

Undressing Room, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2011 Aqua Art Miami (with Froelick Gallery), Miami, FL

Exquisite Allegory, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2010 The Science of Gender and Sex, 29th Annual Gender Studies Symposium, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR

Referencing the Past, SAM Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009 34th Annual NW Natural Street of Dreams, Portland, OR

2007 First Exhibit, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2006 Beastiary, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2005 drawing(s) 40+ artists/200 works: A 25th anniversary exhibition, Terry Hopkins, curator, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR

Winter Group Show, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2004 The Clown Show, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2003 Winter Group Show, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

Reallegories / Core Sample, Belmont Factory, Portland, OR, Curator: Andrea Borsuk

Introductions, SAM Gallery, Seattle, WA

2002 32nd Willamette Valley Juried Exhibition, Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR, Juror:  Roger Hull

Showcase 2002, Beaverton Arts Commission, Beaverton, OR, Juror:  Mark Woolley (award)

2001 East Meets West, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

Winter Group Exhibit, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR

2000 PDXs to Quartersaw:  Celebrating Sixteen Years, Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

Open Walls, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

1999 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, OR, Curator:  Katheryn Kanjo (catalogue)

Pacific Rim: Oregon, Terrain, San Francisco, CA

Fin de Siècle, Terrain, San Francisco, CA

Hydrangea House, Newport, RI

1998 Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA

When Voices Become Pictures:  Images from Western USA, Terrain, San Francisco, CA

Fairies and Furies, LaLuna, Portland, OR

Basil Hallward Gallery – Powell’s City of Books, Portland, OR

1997 The Boy Mechanic, Quartersaw Gallery, Portland OR, Curator:  Paul Arensmeyer

The Garden Show, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR, Curator:  Victoria Beal

Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR

1996 Community Arts Foundation, Vallejo, CA

Basil Hallward Gallery – Powell’s City of Books, Portland OR (Fall)

Saks Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR

Basil Hallward Gallery – Powell’s City of Books, Portland OR (Spring)

Speaking Engagements:

2018 Working Backwards: finding my way as a figurative/narrative artist in the world of contemporary art, PUB Gallery of Art, Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA

2011 The Figure in Contemporary Art Symposium, Tacoma Art Museum, 3 April, 2011

 

Awards:

2011 Grand Prize Winner – “The Power of Self” Competition, Artists Wanted, New York, NY

2002 Best of Show – Showcase 2002, Beaverton Arts Commission, Beaverton, OR, Juror:  Terri Hopkins

1997 Winning Pacific Coast Competitor – New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA, Juror:  Clare Bell, Guggenheim Museum – Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Collections:

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR - two works

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY

Portland Community College, Portable Works Collection, Portland, OR

Rufus Wainwright, New York, NY

Tom Spanbauer, Portland, OR

Cheryl Strayed, Portland, OR

Lidia Yuknavitch, Portland, OR

Publication:

The Untold Gaze - a selection of paintings by Stephen O’Donnell, with short fiction by thirty-three authors, 2018

Select Periodicals and Articles:

2015 “First Thursday Art Walk Preview: April 2015″, T. s. Flock, Vanguard Seattle, Seattle, WA, 2 April, 2015

2014 Featured artist and interview, Menacing Hedge, a literary journal, Fall 2014

“Last Chances: Three Gallery Shows Worth Running To, August 2014″, T. s. Flock, Vanguard Seattle, Seattle, WA, 27 August, 2014

“Portland painter Stephen O’Donnell tries on new drag”, Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, 27 July, 2014

2013 “Twisted takes on summer wear at Winston Wächter”, Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, 26 July, 2013

2012 “Painter Stephen O’Donnell: in women’s dress, but not a drag”, Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, 8 June, 2012

2011 “Seven Questions” series interview, Laura Stanfill, Laura Stanfill, 22 August, 2011

“A Q&A With the ‘Power of Self’ Prize Winner Stephen O’Donnell, the ‘Perverted Norman  Rockwell’ of Portland”, Artinfo.com, 10 June, 2011

“Stephen O’Donnell” (featured artist), Artisaday.com, 30 May, 2011

“In ‘Exquisite Allegory’ at Winston Wächter, every picture tells at least one story,” Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, 3 February, 2011

(Plus 41 further notices, back to 1996)

Catalogs:

2008 Cascade AIDS Project 18th Annual Benefit, Portland, OR

2004 Art on the Vine, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

2003 Art on the Vine, Vintage 2003, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

Cascade AIDS Project 13th Annual Benefit, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2002 Art on the Vine, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

1999 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, Essay: Kathryn Kanjo, p 28

1997 New American Paintings, Publisher: Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA, number 13, December, pp 76-77, 123, Essay: Clare Bell

Performances:

2009 Les Prévert in Concert, 15 June, North Star Ballroom, Portland, OR

2007 Les Prévert in Concert, 12 March, North Star Ballroom, Portland, OR

2003 Un Petit Concert, benefit for Basic Rights Oregon, 3 December, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR