MEGAN OLSON




SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010 Beyond the Chains of Illusion, Berlin Art Projects, Berlin, Germany

2009 Spray Paintings, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY

2007 Urban Nature, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Still Movement, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

2003 Synapsis, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York , NY

2001 Organic Abstractions, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York , NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010 Pulse Art Miami, Davidson Contemporary, Miami, FL

Mirrors of Continuous Change, Taekwang & Ilju Academy and

Culture Foundation, Seoul, Korea

Grenzenlos. Vielfaltig. Eins., Berlin Art Projects, Berlin, Germany

Pulse Art, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY

Charity-Auktion: Bridging the Gap, Beck and Eggeling, Dusseldorf, Germany

2009 Pulse Art Miami, Davidson Contemporary, Miami, FL

Heimspiel, Berlin Art Projects, Berlin, Germany

Scope Art Fair, Berlin Art Projects, Basel, Switzerland

Contemporary Art Show 1, Vonderbank Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Pulse Art NY, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY

2008 Hot & Cold, Group Summer Show, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY

Pulse Art NY, Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY

Art Chicago, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Chicago, IL

Auction to Benefit Children's Cancer and Blood Foundation,

Phillips de Pury, New York, NY

Checkpoint Ilgen #4, Berlin, Germany

(Christian Awe, Megan Olson and guest speaker Irving Sandler, with works by

Barnett Newmann, Jackson Pollock, Marc Rothko, David Smith

from the Ulla and Heiner Pietzsch collection)

2007 Art Chicago, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006 SweetArt New York, a Benefit for the New Orleans Art Community,

Bohen Foundation, New York, NY

2005 Art Basel/Miami Beach, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

SF Bayennale, Crossings: A Gathering of Artists, Borderzone Arts,

Somarts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco International Art Exposition, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004 Sneak Peek, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

San Francisco International Art Exposition, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Art Show, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

2003 Anatomy of a Drawing: works by Bluemner, Botero, Calder, Cragg, Dali,

Dove, Gabo, Holowell, Leger, Lipton,

Magritte, Olson, Rouault and Wesselmann,

Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

San Francisco International Art Exposition, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002 Art of the 20th Century, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

Art Cologne, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Cologne, Germany

The Art Show, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY

San Francisco International Art Exposition, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001 Art Cologne, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Cologne, Germany

Art Chicago, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Art Show, ADAA, New York, NY

2000 New York Studio Program, New York, NY

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

The Delivery Room, San Francisco, CA


COMMISSIONS

2010 Gabriel and Nina Stricker, San Francisco, CA

2008 Mr. and Mrs. John Higgins, Delafield, WI

Alan Smith and Jo Custance-Smith, New York, NY

2007 Private Collection, New York, NY

2005 Private Collection, New York, NY

2002 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Rapaport, Boca Raton, FL

2001 Boyd Converting, Lee, MA


COLLECTIONS

README Collection, the Netherlands


REVIEWS

Kramer, Hilton, "Painter Megan Olson Has Double Vision: Abstract and Realist."

The New York Observer, New York, NY. (6/27/2005): p. 1


Zieher, Scott "Megan Olson: Organic Abstractions" NY Arts. Volume 6, No. 10,

(October 2001): p. 91


BIBLIOGRAPHY

El Deeb, Youssef, Love Without Cause. Dubai, UAE, 2009

Ilgen, Fre. Art No Thing!. The Netherlands: PRO Foundation, 2004


EDUCATION

2002 BFA, The San Francisco Art Institute

2000 AICAD New York Studio Program