It was so cool to be part of this show all about hand-painted shoes! Click the image for photos from the opening!
I'm excited to be working with Curina.co, a platform connecting artists to art appreciators by making works available on a rent-to-own basis. Check out Curina.co for more info.
Honored to be part of this show with these legendary artists!
Longview visits with Megan Olson to discuss how 90s hip hop culture & the formalism within graffiti have influenced her abstract paintings, grounded in nature, harmony and line.
Solo exhibition titled The Language of Form And Color, presented by Durst & ChaShaMa at 733 3rd Ave, NYC
My work is featured in a group exhibition at Foley Gallery on the Lower East Side, NYC. Four of A Kind on Artsy.com
I'm pleased to share that I've been accepted as a ChaShaMa artist with a studio at the Brooklyn Army Terminal. You can check out my artist page here.
Very honored to be featured in an interview on VoyageChicago. The piece behind me is called Untitled Orange, and is now housed in Taekwang & Ilju Academy + Culture Foundation, Seoul, Korea.
Another feature about Tiburon, CA based designer Caitlin Moran shows my piece Legible Fiction (Photo by Caitlin Moran Interiors)
My work can be seen in this Houzz feature about Tiburon, CA based designer Caitlin Moran. It's always great to see my work in someone's home! (Photo by Caitlin Moran Interiors)
Megan's sixth solo show, titled Legible Fiction will be exhibited at Davidson Contemporary from April 3-28, 2012
Megan's work "Celestial Blues" will be exhibited at Davidson Contemporary, Pulse Miami
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.
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.
Berlinerkunstkontakter.de featured video of the opening night on their website.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
The February issue of Art Forum will have this ad announcing my upcoming show Urban Nature
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.
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.
Thank you to Uelysee for taking photos of the show, and thank you to the Davidsons for another beautiful installation.