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 1-4, 2011: PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami Beach
Megan's work "Legible Fiction" will be exhibited at Davidson Contemporary, Pulse Miami


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 SeoulL, 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 at right 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



SOLO SHOW IN BERLIN: BEYOND THE CHAINS OF ILLUSION
January 8, 2010 - February 2010
With "Beyond the Chains of Illusion," Berlin Art Projects presents the first-ever European solo exhibition of work by Megan Olson.
(View PDF of catalogue)


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





December 3-6, 2009: PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami Beach
Megan Olson's work was 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).



Press release: "Spray Paintings"


Spray Paintings Installation Shots







February 2009: Work featured on the cover of Love Without Cause
Megan Olson's work is featured on the cover of Love Without Cause, a book of poetry by filmmaker Youssef El Deeb. Click Here for a full preview of the book.


Berlin, Summer 2008: Berlin Press
ArtMagazin.de published a piece featuring curator Jill Clark posing in front of Megan's work (top), Megan sitting with Irving Sandler in front of a piece by David Smith (bottom).


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: Meeting Irving Sandler
Two paintings Olson made for Fre and Jacqueline Ilgen hang in the dining room of their Berlin home (left). Olson also had the pleasure of meeting Irving and Lucy Sandler at the "Checkpoint Ilgen" event organized by Fre and Jacqueline. Talking with Irving Sandler (right), with a David Smith hanging behind them from the Pietzsch Collection. Also shown from the Pietzsch Collection were works by Rothko, Pollock and Newman).


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


Urban Nature Installation Shots










Moss Garden Video

Still Movement review in the New York Observer
(Click image to view PDF)


Still Movement Installation Shots








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

Organic Abstractions Review by poet and art dealer Scott Zieher of ZieherSmith Gallery for NY Arts




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