Alison O’Daniel, The Tuba Thieves, 2013-ongoing. HD Video, 16mm, VHS. Starring: Nyke Prince. Cinematography: Meena Singh, Soraya Sélène Burtnett and Judy Phu. Courtesy the artist.

Alison O’Daniel

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Alison O’Daniel (b. 1979, Miami, Florida) works in the Glassell Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. She received her BFA from Cleveland Institute of Art, in 2003, and MFA from University of California, Irvine, in 2010. She has exhibited and performed at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (2017); Art in General, New York (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); The Drawing Center, New York (2016); Centre d’Art Contemporain Passerelle, Brest, France (2015); LA Louver, Los Angeles (2013); and LAXART, Los Angeles (2010). She has completed artist residencies at Wexner Center for the Arts (2014); Fine Arts Work Center (2012–13); University of California, Irvine (2012); and others. She has received several awards and honors, including a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant (2014), Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant (2013), Art Matters Grant (2012), Franklin Furnace Fund Fellowship (2012), and California Community Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship (2011).