Alison O’Daniel, The Tuba Thieves, 2013-ongoing. HD Video, 16mm, VHS, sound, running times variable per iteration. Musical scores: Christine Sun Kim, Steve Roden, and Ethan Frederick Greene. Cinematography: Meena Singh, Soraya Sélène Burtnett, and Judy Phu. Starring: Nyke Prince. Courtesy the artist.

Alison O’Daniel

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Alison O’Daniel (b. 1979, Miami, Florida) works in 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, screened, and performed at the Ford Theater with FLAX French Los Angeles Exchange (2018); Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (2017); Art in General, New York (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); The Drawing Center, New York (2016); Top-kino, Vienna (2016); Centre d’Art Contemporain Passerelle, Brest, France (2015); Aspen Art Museum (2016); LA Louver, Los Angeles (2013); and Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles (2013). She has completed artist residencies at Wexner Center for the Arts (2014), Fine Arts Work Center (2012–13), Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2007), and others. She has received several awards and honors, including a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant (2014), Center for Cultural Innovation Grant (2013), Art Matters Grant (2012), Franklin Furnace Fund Fellowship (2012), and California Community Foundation Emerging Artist Fellowship (2011).