Alison O'Daniel (b. 1979, Miami, FL; lives and works in Los Angeles) received her MFA from University of California, Irvine in 2010; Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK in 2005; and BFA from Cleveland Institute of Art, OH in 2003. Recent solo exhibitions were held at McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco (2019); Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha (2019); Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2019); Los Angeles Nomadic Division (2018); Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles (2018); Nightingale, Chicago, IL (2017); Centre d'Art Contemporain Passerelle, Brest, France ( 2015); Aspen Art Museum, CO (2014); and High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA (2014). Selected group exhibitions include Centro Centro, Madrid, Spain (2020); Henry Art Gallery, Seattle (2019-20); Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (2019); FLAX, Tin Flats, Los Angeles (2018); Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (2018); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018); Garage Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow, Russia (2018); The Drawing Center, New York (2016); Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (2016); and Bergen Council, Norway (2016). Selected awards and residencies include the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (2019); Speranza Foundation Lincoln City Fellowship (2020); Creative Capital Award (2019); Sundance Creative Producing Lab (2019); Department of Cultural Affairs Grant for Artists (2018); Mike Kelley Foundation Grant (2018); Center for Cultural Innovation Investing in Artists Grant (2014); Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant (2014); Art Matters Grant (2012); and Critical Disabilities Studies Artist Residency, UC Irvine (2012).