MEGAN OLSON



April 3-28, 2012: Legible Fiction, New York

Megan's sixth solo show, titled Legible Fiction will be exhibited at Davidson Contemporary from April 3-28, 2012



December 2-5, 2010: PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami Beach

Megan's work "Celestial Blues" will be exhibited at Davidson Contemporary, Pulse Miami



October 25, 2010 - January 30, 2011: GROUP SHOW IN SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

Mirrors Of Continuous Change, a large global exhibition to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Taekwang Industries Ltd, Heungkuk Life Building, Seoul, Korea (ROK), curated by Fre Ilgen, featuring: Christian Awe, Cristina Barroso, Michael Bette, Natvar Bhavsar, Megan Craig, Paul Dacey, Shingo Francis, Hidemasa Fujii, Franz Gertsch, Gotthard Graubner, Hazem Taha Hussein, Muhamed Taha Hussein, Fre Ilgen, Michael Kidner, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Matti Kujasalo, Gerhard Mantz, Manfred Mohr, Khalifa Al Obaidly, Megan Olson, Kathleen Petyarre, Judith Pfaff, Sohan Qadri, Rhee Ki Bong, Hiroshi Senju, Solange Umutoni.
The exhibition also included a fashion show with dresses inspired by the art works exhibited. The dress shown above was designed by Prof. JungShin Kim, and is based on Olson's work "Untitled" (orange), 2008.



September 3, 2010: Grenzenlos.Vielfaltig.Eins, group show at Berlin Art Projects



China Bird Tattoo

To celebrate his birthday, Megan's dear friend Peter commissioned her to make a drawing which could also be used for a tattoo. The drawing - titled "China Bird" - then became the first tattoo of Megan's art.



VIDEO FROM BEYOND THE CHAINS OF ILLUSION

Berlinerkunstkontakter.de featured video of the opening night on their website.



PHOTOS FROM BEYOND THE CHAINS OF ILLUSION





SOLO SHOW IN BERLIN: BEYOND THE CHAINS OF ILLUSION

January 8, 2010 - February 2010
Opening on January 8, 2010, 7 - 9 pm
With "Beyond the Chains of Illusion," Berlin Art Projects presents the first-ever European solo exhibition of work by Megan Olson.



December 3-6, 2009: PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami Beach

Megan Olson's work will be featured with fellow gallery artists Kiel Johnson, Sam Messenger, and Kevin Osmond
in a special exhibition titled "Compulsive Obsessive" at the Davidson Contemporary booth in PULSE Miami.



September 25, 2009: Kunstler De Galerie, group show at Berlin Art Projects



February-March, 2009: Group Show at Vonderbank Gallery (Berlin)

Megan Olson is now represented in Berlin by Vonderbank Art Galleries/Berlin Art Projects and was featured in Group Show I, at Vonderbank Art Galleries on Unter Den Linden in Berlin (installation shots below by photographer Achim Kleuker).



Spray Paintings: Installation Shots

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009

Megan Olson - Spray Paintings, New York 2009



February 10-March 14, 2009: Solo show in New York



February 2009: Megan Olson work featured on the cover of Love Without Cause

Megan Olson's work is featured on the cover ofLove Without Cause, a book of poetry by filmmaker Youssef El Deeb. Click Here for a full preview of the book.



January-February, 2009: Moving to Berlin!

Megan Olson moved to Berlin in 2009 and attended a private salon, featuring art critic Donald Kuspit. Olson's work was hung with works by Carrington, Magritte, and Masson on loan from the Pietzsch Collection.



New York, September 2008: Auction benefiting the Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation

Megan Olson's work Fiery Ocean was sold at the Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation auction held at Phillips de Pury & Company in New York.
Press Clippings: Reuters (pdf), Art Daily.org (pdf)



Berlin, Summer 2008: Berlin Press

ArtMagazin.de published a piece featuring curator Jill Clark posing in front of Megan's work (above), Megan sitting with Irving Sandler in front of a piece by David Smith (below). Click here for the full article and more pictures.



Moss Garden Video



Urban Nature Installation Shots

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Urban Nature Opening February 15th, 2007

Megan Olson's 4th solo exhibition Urban Nature opens on February 15th at Maxwell Davidson Gallery, 724 5th Avenue at 57th St, New York, NY



Art Forum February Issue, 2007

The February issue of Art Forum will have this ad announcing my upcoming show Urban Nature



Discussion on The Substance of Art vol.1 Published : Spring, 2006 - the Netherlands

In the Spring of 2006, the report on the round-table discussion "The Mission of Art Today" was published as volume #1 in a series titled Discussion on the Substance of Art. The report is available at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York.



Roundtable Discussion on "The Mission of Art Today" : October 1, 2005 - New York City

On October 1, 2005, Megan Olson was present at a round-table discussion focused mainly on the theme The Mission of Art Today" including many interesting participants such as art critics Irving Sandler, Donald Kuspit and Mark VanProyen. Also present were artists, Natvar Bhavsar,Megan Craig, Marlena Novak, Jay Alan Yim, Paul Dacey, Rick Purdy and Hiroshi Senju. A full report is being written, and future round-tables on other interesting and important topics are sure to follow.



Still Movement: Installation Shots

Thank you to Uelysee for taking photos of the show, and thank you to the Davidsons for another beautiful installation.



Read the Review of Still Movement - by renowned art critic Hilton Kramer

Read the Review of Organic Abstractions - by poet and art dealer Scott Zieher of (ZieherSmith Gallery)