ODESSA STRAUB-Odessa Straub-How do we care...-2020-found objects, vinyl tubing, gold enamel, live plant (Marimo moss ball)-30 x 16 x 7 inches

Odessa Straub

Odessa Straub (b. 1989, Brooklyn, NY) graduated with a BFA from The Cooper Union (2013). Solo exhibitions include, Odessa Straub with Jeffrey Stark, NADA, Miami (2019), Puss Palace Panic Room, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada (2019); Migrating Contents, ALAC, Los Angeles, CA (2018), Tennis Elbow, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2017); Real Puss Technologies, SEPTEMBER, Hudson, NY (2017); Odessa Straub, NADA, NY (2017); Tears in Housebreaking Letting the Gold, Acappella, Napoli, Italy (2016); Necrotizing Woos, Jeffrey Stark, New York, NY (2016); Seasonings on Precipice Perception, Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2015). Two and three person exhibitions include, Jaywalkers: Eddie Martinez, Rafael Delacruz, and Odessa Straub, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, Switzerland (2019); Viewing Room: Agathe Snow and Odessa Straub, Marlborough Contemporary, Chelsea, NY (2017). Group exhibitions include, Earthly, College of St Rose (2021), American Women, curated by Marie Maertens, La Patinoire Royale, Brussels (2020), Untitled, As It Stands, Los Angeles, CA (2020), Yellow, SEPTEMBER, Hudson, NY (2019), Inflatable Dolls, Women’s History Museum at Springsteen Gallery, Baltimore, MD (2019); Peanuts, Eighteen Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (2019); NADA Miami, Cooper Cole (2018); Simili Stone, organized by Jacques Vidal, LA KAJAE, Brooklyn, New York (2018); night walk, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas (2018); Summerfest, curated by Lauren Taschen, Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany (2017); Fresh Cuts, Eric Firestone, Hamptons, NY (2016); Blue Jean Baby, SEPTEMBER, Hudson, NY (2016); Perfect Present: Three Generations of Painting, Jeffrey Stark, New York, NY (2015); Present Conditional, Mier, Los Angeles, CA (2015); That’s The Neighbor, Always Dressing These Boulders In The Yard, The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY (2014). Her zine, published by innen, Zürich, Switzerland (2019), is carried by Printed Matter. Recent press includes Artforum Critics Pick (2020) and The Brooklyn Rail Review (2020). She was an Artist in Residence (2019-2021) at Art Cake, Brooklyn, NY. (Forthcoming) Straub will be in an exhibition at the University at Albany Art Museum (2021). Odessa Straub lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Dead Hand Spilling Cistern on the Swallowed, 2017, Acrylic, dye, enamel, 90 x 108 inches

Posse Orbit, 2017, steel locker, purses, backpack, shoehorn, hanger, boxing headgear, machete, wire mesh nest, dog toy, terracotta pigeon, lightbulb cage, turtle shells, 36 x 48 x 61.25 inches

Between The Moon the Cistern and the Column, 2017, acrylic, wool, fur on canvas, 48 x 40 inches

Back of Neck Willies, 2017, acrylic, charcoal and latex on canvas, 44 x 37 inches