io’donnell@meca.edu

Education:

2017             Maine College of Art - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, With Honors

Solo Exhibitions:

2017              Rosy-Fingered, Zand Head Gallery, Portland, ME

2017              Isabelle O’Donnell, Subterranean Temple of Art, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

2016              How To Garden in Outer Space, Edward M. and Carole J. Friedman Gallery, Portland, ME

2013              But What Am I?, Greenwich Library, Greenwich, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2018               CMCA Biennial, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, ME

                      Curious Nature | 2018 Alumni Triennial, Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, ME

                      Reverence to the Thread: Function and Form, Lewis Gallery, Portland, ME

                      ArtPM 2018, Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

2017               TEN x TEN, Young Space, online

                      Feel The Weight, The Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, ME

                      Settling the Ghost, Presented by Young Space at Standard Projects, Hortonville, WI

                      Selvedge, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME

                      Collect, Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, Portland, ME

                      Congregate: 2017 BFA Thesis Exhibition, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

                      ArtPM 2017, Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

                      Pop Up Salon, Portland Mural Initiative, South Portland, ME

2016               Crosscurrents, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annenberg Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                      Goods & Services, Space Gallery, Portland, ME

                      Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston University Stone Gallery, Boston, MA

                      The Group Show, Frank Brockman Gallery, Brunswick, ME

                      MECA:Through & Through, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2015               Free For All, Space Gallery, Portland, ME

                      Green Show, Community Television Network Gallery, Portland, ME

                      Purple Show, Community Television Network Gallery, Portland, ME

                      Yellow Show, Community Television Network Gallery, Portland, ME  

Residencies and Awards:

2018                Hewnoaks Artist Colony, Lovell, ME

2017                Publication Fellow, Peripheral Vision Arts

2017                Pace House Residency, Stonington, ME

2013-2017       Dean’s List, Maine College of Art

2016                AICAD Full Tuition Scholarship Runner Up, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2016                Honorable Mention, Merit Show Competition, Maine College of Art

2015-2016       Margaret Coleman Brown Endowed Memorial Scholarship, Maine College of Art

2015-2016       Mildred A. and Harold P. Nelson Endowed Scholarship, Maine College of Art

2013-2016       Hildreth Family BFA Scholarship, Maine College of Art

2013-2016       Presidential Scholarship, Maine College of Art

2013                Presidential Scholarship, Saratoga Springs Rotary Club

Professional Experiences:

2018-Present  Alumni Relations & Events Coordinator, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2017-2018       Exhibitions Assistant, Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, Portland, ME

2017-2018       Painting Technician, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2017-2018       PMA Ambassador, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

2017                Co-Curator, Congregate: BFA Thesis Exhibition, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2017                Co-Curator, Collective Actions II: Unity of Opposites, Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, ME

2015-2018       Gallery Assistant, Bob Crewe Gallery, Portland, ME

2013-2017       Gallery Assistant, Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, Portland, ME

2015-2017       Student Ambassador: Painting Department +  ICA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2014-2016       Gallery Assistant, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME

Publications:

2017                 ArtMaze Mag, Anniversary Autumn Issue 5

2017                 Peripheral Vision Arts, Issue 7

2017                 Friend of the Artist, Summer 2017

2017                 The Portland Phoenix, A Show of Support - Able Baker's 'Selvedge' Sees Painting Through A Totally Different Grain

2017                 Maine Home + Design, MECAmorphosis Showcase, 2017