Brandon Walls Olsen

www.brandonwallsolsen.com
b@brandonwallsolsen.com

Born 1982.
Lives and works in San Francisco, California.

Education
2009 MFA in Fine Arts, California College Of The Arts.
2005 BA Honors in Art Practice, UC Berkeley.
2005 BA in Psychology, UC Berkeley.

Solo Exhibitions
2010 Rotated Views. Sight School, Oakland.
2005 Printed Matter. Curated by Randy Hussong. Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley.

Projects
2017 Window. Little Paper Planes, San Francisco.
2012 Five Paintings Walk Into A Bar. Bar 821, San Francisco.
2011 Sunset Scavengers (I. The Gleaners). Curated by Chris Fitzpatrick. Residence at 361 Fair Oaks, San Francisco.
2009 Cal Jam Too (Project Space). Curated by Keith Boadwee. Blankspace, Oakland.

Group Exhibitions
2015 A New Deal: Continuing The Legacy Of Maritime Art In The Park. Curated by Patrick Gillespie. Maritime Museum, San Francisco.
2013 History's Mortar: Ambition. Curated by Patrick Gillespie. Fort Point, San Francisco.
2013 Site Non-Specific. Curated by Aaron Harbour & Jackie Im. Et al., San Francisco.
2012 Lithuanian Art 2012: 18 Exhibitions: Sparrows. Curated by Valentinas Klimašauskas. Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius.
2012 How We Leave And Return: Intersections Of Art And History. Curated by Patrick Gillespie. Visitor Center, Angel Island.
2012 The Museum Problem. Curated by Chris Fitzpatrick. Frutta, Rome.
2011 What Happened To The Other Dollar? Curated by Chris Fitzpatrick & Post Brothers. Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City.
2010 BOOM! Juried by Astria Suparak. Southern Exposure, San Francisco.
2010 SC13. Curated by Chris Fitzpatrick & Post Brothers. San Francisco Antique & Design Mall, San Francisco.
2010 (...). Curated by Aaron Harbour & Jackie Im. MacArthur B Arthur, Oakland.
2010 Re-Imagine Re-Build Repeat. Collaboration with Kelly Lynn Jones. Sight School, Oakland.
2010 Living. Curated by Brandon Drew Holmes. 4707 Telegraph (renamed As Is Exhibitions), Oakland.
2009 Interim Infills. Curated by Sally Szwed & Dan Phelan. Big White Truck Gallery, San Francisco.
2009 California College Of The Arts MFA Thesis Show. California College Of The Arts, San Francisco.
2009 Paradox Of The Sets. Club 6, San Francisco.
2007 Florida Is A Death Metal Los Angeles. Curated by Shaun Koplow. Unitard, Los Angeles.
2006 Florida Is A Death Metal Town. Curated by Shaun Koplow. Arspace, San Francisco.
2006 In Print. ABCo Artspace, Oakland.
2005 Honors Studio Show. Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley.

Art Fairs
2017 Untitled, San Francisco. Et al./Et al. etc., San Francisco.

Publications
2017 Exclusive Print Series. Little Paper Planes. Available through the shop.
2013 Harbour, Aaron and Jackie Im. Site Non-Specific. Et Al. Publications. Available through the gallery.
2012 Post Brothers. The Museum Problem. Frutta. Distributed through Motto Berlin.
2010 Harbour, Aaron and Jackie Im. (...).

Press
2017 Haas, Maggie. Now Featuring Brandon Walls Olsen. Little Paper Planes.
2013 Burr, Miguel. New Conversations: Talking in Circles with Post Brothers. Decoy.
2012 Carlson, Michelle. How We Leave and Return: Intersections of Art and History. Art Practical.
2011 Harbour, Aaron. Residence//Brandon Walls Olsen. Curiously Direct.
2011 Valencia, Natalia. A Riddle Exhibition. Kaleidoscope Blog.
2010 Hewicker, Scott. ParaSites: SC13. SFMOMA Open Space.
2010 Noz, Raphael. Interview with Artist Brandon Walls Olsen. Atelier Visit.
2009 Hyun, Michelle Y.. Temporarily Full. ArtSlant.
2009 Asher, Lani. 2009 CCA MFA Exhibition. Shotgun Review.

Collections
Nomas Foundation

Awards
2008 All College Honors. Graduate Fine Arts, California College Of The Arts.
2008 Berman Fellowship. California College Of The Arts.
2005 Printmaking Department Award. Art Practice, UC Berkeley.

Public Presentations
2016 Artist talk for Painting II class, Instructor Zina Al-Shukri. San Francisco Art Institute.
2015 Panel discussion for the exhibition A New Deal: Continuing The Legacy Of Maritime Art In The Park. Presidio Officer's Club, San Francisco.