Robyn O’Neil

Born in Omaha, Nebraska

Lives and works in Los Angeles





2010 Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School, Los Angeles, California 


2001 University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Graduate Studies in Fine Art, University Fellowship


2000 Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Bachelor of Fine Art with Honors


1997 Kings College, London, England

British Studies, British Art and Architecture

Public Collections

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia 
Microsoft Corporation Art Collection, Redmond, Washington
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Progressive Insurance, Mayfield Village, Ohio 
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas
The Kemper Museum, Kansas City, Missouri
Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa
The Tang Museum, Skidmore, New York 
Museum of Art, Road Island School of Design, Providence, RI
The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas
Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska 

Solo Exhibitions



Robyn O’Neil: Something Vanished Over Paradise, The Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE



The Good Herd, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY

Robyn O’Neil: Something Vanished Over Paradise, SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC



Castle Elementary, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX

The Lost Show, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL



WE, THE MASSES, The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX



I BURNED WAVES, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY



I WANT BLOOD, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

WE SPOKE MIRAGE, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX



HELL.  Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY



The world has won.  A final bow was taken.  Des Moines Art Center (catalogue)

Come, all that is quiet.  Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas



A World Disrupted, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles 

The Dismantled, Praz-Delavallade, Berlin

On sinking, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago



This is a descending world, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

This is our ending, this is our past., Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas



As They Fall, Praz-Delvallade Gallery, Paris, France

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas (catalogue) 

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (catalogue)

Frye Art Museum, Seattle (catalogue)



My brother holds tight my feeble hand, Clementine Gallery, New York City, New York

Take me gently through your troubled sky, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas



And Then They Were Upon Him, Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois



New Work, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas

Even If It Shall Break Them: The Prelude to a Solid Hope for Something Better, Clementine Gallery, New York City, New York

They Walk, Fall, Continue, and Die, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas (catalogue)



These are Pictures of Boats and Dinosaurs, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas



Group Exhibitions and Projects



Multiverse: Stories of This World and Beyond. Kemper at the Crossroads, Kansas City, MO

Picture Show of the Mind: A Tribute to the Teachings of Lee Baxter Davis, Meadows Museum, Shreveport, LA

Figurative Futures, 101/Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA 

Summer Permanent Collection, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA 



Drawing Conclusions, RISD Museum, Providence, RI

The Great Kansas Sea, Harvester Arts, Wichita, Kansas

Werewolf, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

4 Large Drawings, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL



Hare & Hound Press + artpace, The Art of Collaboration, San Antonio, TX (catalogue)

Destination Unknown, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX

DUCKS, Minotaur, Los Angeles, CA

A Conversation with Matthew Sontheimer and Robyn O’Neil, Gallery 303, Smart Space 4, BYU, Provo, UT



Contemporary Shapeshifting Masculinities, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH

GRAPHICSTUDIO: Uncommon Practice at USF, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

HEAD, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

DUCKS, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

I, Daughter of Kong: Primum Movens, Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX

Drawn In / Drawn Out, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX

You Are Indeed An Elk, But This is Not The Forest You Were Born To Graze, poems by Kyle McCord, book design (ill.)



Fantastic Fest, Austin, TX, The Shorts

Revisiting the Lizard Cult, The Brandon, Houston, TX

Out of Commerce, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Curator: Eli Jones, Heads of Family, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

ACQUISITIONS, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX



About Face, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The State of Drawing, The Gallery, The University of Texas, Arlington, Arlington, TX

Where My Cones At? Double Break, San Diego, CA & POVEVOLVING, Los Angeles, CA

Emmaus, a novel by Alessandro Baricco. McSweeney’s Books



Chris Hipkiss & Robyn O’Neil, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

Streams of consciousness: The Histories, Mythologies, and Ecologies of Water., Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas

Plain, Gymnasia Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel 

Silver: 25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Gallery at UTA, Arlington, TX (catalogue)

Wild Kingdom, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Figured Spaces, Schmidt Center Gallery & Ritter Art Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (catalogue) 

Impressions: Prints Made in Texas, The Gallery at UTA, Arlington, TX

Interferon Psalms, a novel by Luke Davies book design cover. Allen & Unwin



SHUT YOUR EYES IN ORDER TO SEE, Praz-Delavallade, Paris

Private Collections II: Work from four Metroplex private collections, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

Meeks, a novel by Julia Holmes book cover design. Small Beer Press



Trouble in Paradise: Examining the Discord between Nature and Society (curated by Julie Sasse), Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ (catalogue)

NEW WEATHER (with Diana Al-Hadid and Iva Guerorguieva, curated by David Norr), University of Southern Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL (catalogue)

The Tree, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China

McSweeney’s Quarterly book design, Issue 32.

There does come a time when laughs become sighs; we put all to rest, we said our goodbyes, Electric Works, San Francisco, CA

Toil and Trouble,  CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX

Drawings by, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

Supramundane, AMBACH and RICE, Seattle, WA (catalogue)

Houston Bicentennial, The Joanna, Houston, TX

Drawing In, CADD ARTLAB, Dallas, TX



Dargerism, American Folk Art Museum, New York, New York

Close Encounters: Facing The Future. The American University Museum, Washington, DC.

The Flight of Fake Tears, Inova (Institute of Visual Art), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI

Transfigure, Kemper Museum, Kansas City, KS

Summer Group Show, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, New York

Failure, The Laboratory of Art and Ideas at Belmar (The Lab), Lakewood, CO

Close Encounters, American University Museum, Washington D.C.

Something New, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas

The Drawing Narrative, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA



Drawing Is A Fine Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University

Sheldon Survey : An Invitational, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln,  Nebraska

The Lizard Cult, Clementine Gallery, New York, New York

Size Matters: Large Drawings from the MFAH Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

New Directions in American Drawing, Columbus Museum, traveling to Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia, Knoxville Museum of Art in Knoxville, Tennessee

Paper Trails: New adventures in drawings, V1Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Drawn To The Edge, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY

Don’t Look : Contemporary Drawings from an Alumna’s Collection, Martina Yamin Class of 1958, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College

Phantasmania, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri (catalogue)

Art Forum Berlin, through Praz-Delavallade Gallery, Berlin



The Texas Prize Exhibition, finalist, Arthouse, Austin, Texas (catalogue)



Trials and Terrors, MCA Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Drawing Narrative, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster

Every Picture Tells a Story: The Narrative Impulse in Modern and Contemporary Art, Galerie St. Etienne, New York, New York



The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (catalogue)

The Drawn Page, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut (catalogue)

It’s a Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio

I Feel Mysterious Today, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida

Young Americans, Hof and Huyser, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

drawingsY, Praz-delavallade, Paris, France

Landscape, Rena Bransten, San Francisco, California

Figure Out, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Untold Tales, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, New York

Books and Shelves, Gahlberg Gallery, McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn, Illinois (catalogue)

The Armory Show, Clementine Gallery and Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, New York, New York


Come Forward, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas (catalogue)

Artissima, Inman Gallery, Turin, Italy

The Company We Keep, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas

Art Chicago, Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Muestra 2 Contemporary Art Fair, Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

Whim?, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas

American Dream, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York City, NY (catalogue)



Art Chicago, Bodybuilder and Sportsman, Chicago, Illinois 

Bad Touch, Ukranian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois

Drawn II, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, Texas

Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS Benefit, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York City, New York (every year from 2002-present)

Summer Drawings, Mixture Gallery, Dallas, Texas



Super Nature, Inman Gallery, Houston, Texas

Group Show of Gallery Artists, Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Pin-up, Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois



Hi Jinx, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas and University of Texas-Dallas, Richardson, Texas

Small Abstract Paintings and Sculpture, Eugene Binder Gallery, New York, New York

Positexan: the show with the right attitude, Project, Wichita, Kansas, Curator: Michael Odom, ARTFORUM critic 

4th Anniversary Show, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas

Drawn, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, Texas


1. Creatures, Lago Vista Gallery, Richland College, Richardson, Texas

Don’t Trust Its Softness, University of Texas-Dallas, Richardson, Texas

Some Kind of Wonderful: Part II, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, Texas



Material Matters, University of Texas-Dallas, Dallas, Texas

Sofa Not Included, Gallery: Untitled, Dallas, Texas



Expo 97, 500X, Dallas, Texas






Harvester Arts Resident 



Nucci Award, Graphicstudio Florida

Featured Short, Chicago Irish Film Festival



Spirit Award, Brooklyn Film Festival

Best Horror, Dallas Video Festival

United States Artists Fellow Nominee 



FRAMEWORKS Grant, Irish Film Board, Dublin, Ireland

Still Films Residency – The Irish Film Board and Still Films co-produced an animated short based on my drawings.  I was the art director and co-writer of the film.



Hunting Art Prize Recipient, Houston, TX (most generous annual art prize in North America)



Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, New York City, New York



Arthouse Texas Prize Finalist, Austin, Texas



Artadia Grant, Artadia-The Fund for Art and Dialogue, New York City, New York

ArtPace Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, Texas,

International Artist in Residence



DeGolyer Grant, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas



Solo Catalogues 


Greene, Alison de Lima (Author). “Robyn O’Neil: 20 Years of Drawings.” Archon Projects, 2017


Herbert, Lynn (Author). “Perspectives 150: Robyn O’Neil.” Contemporary Art Museum Houston, 2006


Hickson, Patricia (Author), Anderson, Brooke Davis (Author), Vicario, Gilbert (Editor). “Robyn   O’Neil: The World Has Won. A Final Bow Was Taken.” Des Moines Art Center, 2010


Hoptman, Laura. “Robyn O’Neil.” Artpace San Antonio, 2003


Leclere, Mary. “Robyn O’Neil: Depending on the Weather.” Inman Gallery, 2003


Momin, Shamim M. “Robyn O’Neil.” Clementine Gallery, 2006


Siedell, Daniel. “Robyn O’Neil: This is our ending, this is our past.” Dunn and Brown Contemporary, 2007


Taylor, Beth. “Robyn O’Neil: I Burned Waves.” Susan Inglett Gallery, 2014






Colucci, Emily. “You Want it Darker: Robyn O’Neil at Susan Inglett Gallery.” ArtFCity, Feb 23 (ill.) 


Dacheux, Stacy Elaine. “Robyn O’Neil with Stacy Elaine Dacheux.” Coronagraph/Pastelegram Feb (ill.)

Devries, Lindsey Herkommer. “The Great Kansas Sea.” KMUW, Feb 17 (ill.)

Riedl, Matt. “Mural to be Painted at Old Town’s Harvester Arts Will “Validate” Organization.” The Wichita Eagle Oct 7

Riedl, Matt. “Final Friday Gallery Crawl Listings.” The Wichita Eagle Sept 30

Steers, Emily. “Creative Insights: Robyn O’Neil.” Yankee Smartass, Nov 23 (ill.)



Brown, Todd. “WE THE MASSES: Watch the Gorgeous Animated Short Now.” Twitch Film, Jan 8. (ill.)

Cruz, Amada. Hare & Hound Press + ARTPACE, The Art of Collaboration. (ill.)

Sexton, Elaine. “Empty, Raw, New: A Micro Interview with Robyn O’Neil.” Tupelo Quarterly 6 (ill.)



French, Christopher. “Robyn O’Neil”, ArtNews Nov (ill.)

Ad. Prints + Editions. Susan Inglett Gallery ARTFORUM Oct (ill.)



The Unknown, SLICE Issue 13, Fall ‘13/Winter ’14 (ill.)

The Apocalypse, LUCKY PEACH. Winter (ill.)



Staff. “Robyn O’Neil”, MODERN PAINTERS. Feb.

Staff. “Tally Dunn Gallery”, Briggs Freeman/Sotheby’s International Fall (ill.)



Faulds, W. Rod. Figured Spaces: Selections from the John Morrissey Collection Boca Raton: University Galleries Florida Atlantic University (ill.)

Huerta, Benito. Silver: 25th Anniversary Exhibition. Arlington: The Gallery at UTA (ill.)

McCullough, Holly Koons & High, Steven & Wheeler, Lawrence J. Goicolea, Alter Ego: A Decade of Work by Anthony Goicolea North Carolina: North Carolina Museum of Art. (ill.)

Miller, Jill.  ARTISTS TO WATCH: Robyn O’Neil, The Art Economist Vol 1, Issue 3, March 

Staff. “Robyn O’Neil: HELL,” Time Out New York, 28 October 



Anspon, Catherine. TEXAS ARTISTS TODAY. Seattle: Marquand Books, Inc. (ill.)

Duncan, Jim. “Robyn O’Neil: Origins of the Universe”, Cityview Apr 15 (ill.)

Hickson, Patricia and Anderson, Brooke. Robyn O’Neil: The World has Won. A Final Bow Was Taken. Des Moines:  Des Moines Art Center (ill.)

Morain, Michael. “Arts start strong in 2010”, Des Moines Register Jan 10 

Morain, Michael. “Drawings depict impending doom”, Des Moines Register March 6 (ill.)

Murphy, Lauren. “Shutterbugs”, The Irish Times Oct 16 (ill.)

Norr, David. New Weather: Diana Al-Hadid, Iva Gueorguieva, Robyn O’Neil. Tampa: USF Contemporary Art Museum (ill.)



Britt, Douglas. Kingwood artist Robyn O’Neil wins $50,000 Hunting Art Prize, Houston Chronicle May 3. (ill.)

Britt, Douglas.  Hunting and gathering, Houston Chronicle May 12, Star Section (ill.)

Britt, Douglas.  Robyn O’Neil on Duchamp, goodbyes, and her new ‘slow read’, Houston Chronicle, May 14. (ill.)

Brown, Rebecca and Knecht, Mary Jane.  Looking Together, Writers on Art. New York and London: University of Washington Press (ill.)

Brown, Jeffrey.  Conversation: Werner Herzog.  ART BEAT, The Online NewsHour.

Cash, Stephanie. Robyn O’Neil is the winner of the $50,000 Hunting Art Prize, Art in America  June-July.

King, Shari.  Robyn O’Neil Wins 2009 Hunting Art Prize.  Rueters.

Klaasmeyer, Kelly.  “Toil and Trouble.”  Houston Press July 7.

Sasse, Julie. Trouble in Paradise: Examining Discord Between Nature and Society Tucson: Tucson Museum of Art (ill.)

Sawyer, Robert.  [THE TERROR WITHIN].  Adbusters, July/August  (ill.) 

Weinberg, Lauren. Robyn O’Neil, TimeOut Chicago Sep 24-30 (ill.)



Davis, Ben. The Insider’s Outsider.  Artnet April 28 (ill.)

Green, Tyler.  Dargerism and Robyn O’Neil: A Q&A, four parts, Modern Art Notes.  ArtsJournal, July 22.

Hugg, Hillery.  Interview with Robyn O’Neil, The Believer, New York, December

Johnson, Ken. An Insider Perspective on an Outsider Artist: Dargerism at the American Folk Art Museum. The New York Times, April 18th. 

Krainak, Michael J. “Sheldon Survey: An Invitational”. Review, Inc. February 

Morrone, Francis. “Darger’s Disciples”, The New York Sun April 17

Rodriguez, Teliza V. RSVP/MONA, Exhibition Catalogue (ill.)

White, Michelle.  “Drawing at the End of the World: Robyn O’Neil’s New Adventure.Art Papers, March/April



Dunbar, Elizabeth.  Phantasmania, Kansas City: Kemper Museum of Art (ill.)

Harris, Susan.  “Robyn O’Neil at Clementine”, Art in America, November (ill.)

Kanton, Jordan.  “Don’t Look.” Contemporary Drawings from an alumna’s Collection (Martina Yamin, Class of 1958. Davis Museum and Cultural Center (ill.)

Kathman, Ryan. “Sheldon Survey.”  Omaha City Weekly. November 21-27th Issue.

Momin, Shamim.  Robyn O’Neil, Exhibition Catalogue.

Siedell, Dan. Robyn O’Neil, This is our ending, this is our past. Exhibition Catalogue.

Wolgamott, L. Kent. “A Slice of Today’s Art World : Sheldon brings works by nationally recognized artists to Lincoln” The Lincoln Journal Star. 



Carberry, Valerie. Scott Fife, Robyn O’Neil, David Schutter, and Scott Wolniak, ARTnews, November 2006.

De Lima Greene, Alison. Robyn O’Neil: Leaving. Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. Volume 18, Number 2. 2006.

Enriquez, Lucia. Galleries Dwelling in Imagined Worlds. The Seattle Times. June 2

Fauntelroy, Gussie & Ganghelhoff, Bonnie. 21 Under 31. Southwest Art Magazine. September, 2006.

French, Christopher. Robyn O’NeilFlash Art.  Nov/Dec. (ill.)

French, Christopher. Robyn O’Neil. Art Papers. July/August, 2006. 

Graves, Jen. Into The Woods: Three Women and a Series of Wild Animals.

Herbert, Lynn M.  Robyn O’Neil. (exhibition catalogue) Houston:  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston  (ill.)

Johnson, Patricia C., For young artist, the end is here. Houston Chronicle 7 Feb. (ill.)

Martinez, Michael. Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art, Volume 35, Number 2

Peters, Sue. Robyn O’Neil: American Gothic.

Reel, Tom. Blanton Museum puts School’s Collections in Worthy Building.

Wilson, John. Museum Maestros. The Sunday World-Herald, 8 Oct.



Basha, Regine. Arthouse Texas Prize 2005. Austin: Arthouse.  (ill.)

Dailey, Meghan. Portfolio: Contemporary Drawing. Art + Auction. Nov. (ill.)

Dexter, Emma. Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing. London: Phaidon Press. (ill.)

Egan, Maura. High Art B Three Emerging Stars Draw From Fashion. (Chanel) The New York Times Style Magazine.  Fall. (ill.)

French, Christopher. Robyn O’Neil, Flash Art. Nov/December

French, Christopher. Robyn O’Neil: ‘Take Me Gently Through Your Troubled Sky’.

Kwon, Jean. Emerging artists + $30,000 prize=Texas Excess, Houston Chronicle. October 23, p. 14

Ewing, John.  Robyn O’Neil: My brother holds tight…ARTL!ES.  Summer. (ill.)

Faires, Robert. The Final Four. Austin Chronicle  21 Oct. (ill.)

Hall, Emily.  Robyn O’Neil.  Artforum September. (ill.)

Harper’s (Curated art inclusion)  October. (ill.)

Karotkin, Joyce B. Robyn O’NeilTema Celeste. 111 Sept/Oct. (ill.)

Tucker, Annie. Life on Earth - The landscapes of Robyn O’NeilJuxtapoz. Spring Special. (ill.)

The Progressive Corporation. 2005 Annual Report. 



Cohen, Joanne, and Langsam, Julie. It’s a Wonderful Life. Cleveland, OH: SPACES Press (ill.)

Fallon, Roberta. A Pose by Any Other Name. Philadelphia Weekly 19 May.

French, Christopher. How do Texans stack up at the Whitney?  Houston Chronicle 2 May.

Goodrich, Terry Lee. Grapevine grad wins. Fort Worth Star Telegram  19 April (ill.)

Hagan, Susan. Ghostland. Philadelphia City Paper  27 June (ill.)

Heartney, Eleanor. The Well-Tempered Biennial.  Art in America  June/July.

Helber, A.M. Loaded. Dallas Observer 1 April.

Iles, Chrissie, and Momin, Shamim M., and Singer, Debra. Whitney Biennial 2004.  New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (ill.)

Joselit, David. Apocalypse Not. Artforum  May.

Klein, Richard.  Aldrich Museum Opens Drawn Page Exhibition. The Ridgefield Press 13 June 20 (ill.)

Kolpas, Norman. Luck of the DrawSouthwest Art September (ill.)

Litt, Steven. Whitney show reflects well on Cleveland’s art scene.  The Plain Dealer 6 June.

McNatt, Glenn. Exhibit has something for all. Baltimore Sun  16 March.

Mitchell, Charles Dee. Pupils with vision. The Dallas Morning News  5 May (ill.)

Perree, Rob. Robyn O’Neil. Tijdschrift voor beeldende kunst nr 06. (ill.)

Plagens, Peter, Art’s Star Search, Newsweek, 22 March.

Rothkopf, Scott. Subject Matters. Artforum  May.

Rushing III, Jackson W. Robyn O’Neil at Inman Gallery. Art on Paper March/April (ill.)

Schjeldahl, Peter. What’s New: The Whitney Biennial, The New Yorker, 22 March.

Schmidt, Stacey. Curated art section, The Encounters and Two of the Deaths.  At Length  Spring (ill.)

Thibodeaux, Julie. Artist selected by Whitney. Fort Worth Star Telegram 16 April (ill.)

Thorson, Alice. 2004 Whitney Biennial. Kansas City Star 2 May.

Yood, James. Robyn O’Neil at Bodybuilder and Sportsman. Artforum  Summer (ill.)  



Daniel, Mike. Come Forward: Emerging Art in Texas. The Dallas Morning News 21 February Guide 35.

Goddard, Dan R. Art: The best of 2003.  San Antonio Express-News  28 December.

Goddard, Dan R. O’Neil at ease with drawingsSan Antonio Express-News  7 December (ill.)

Kelley, Sylvia. A Creative CollectionThe Pride  Summer (ill.)

Klaasmeyer, Kelly. Body Art B Drawing portraits and figures may be becoming fashionable again. Houston Press 24 July: 42.

Kutner, Janet.  Gen-A: DMA hooks up with young artists.  The Dallas Morning News 9 March: Arts/Entertainment 6.

Relyea, Lane, and Weaver, Suzanne. Come Forward: Emerging Art in Texas. Dallas, TX: Texas A&M University Press (ill.)

Trainor, James. Robyn O’Neil at Clementine Gallery, Tema Celeste October (ill.)

Tyson, Janet. Julie Bozzi: Landscapes 1975-2003GlassTire  23 November.  

Valdez, Sarah. Gallery: Texas-Based 25-Year oldPaper Magazine   June/July: 20 No 1.

Woolf, Elaine. Drawing Conclusions, San Antonio Current 26 November (ill.)



Klaasmeyer, Kelly. Hello, My Name is Simon and I Like to Do Drawring. Houston Press 15 August: 60. (ill.)

Sime, Tom.  Dino Diva  The Dallas Morning News 29 May: Today Section 6C. (ill.)



Daniel, Mike. Quick Sketch-Robyn O’Neil and Daniel Gordon.  The Dallas Morning News 16 November: Guide 56. (ill.)



Slattery, Sean. Spring Opens with Hi Jinx. Arlington Star-Telegram Artifax. Winter: Artifax 4.(ill.)



Daniel, Mike. A (just) fitting space for art. The Dallas Morning News 10 December: Guide 10. (ill.)

Massey Helber, Annabelle. Some Kind of Wonderful, Part IIThe Met 14-21 July: 

Contents 33.



Selected Lectures & Appearances 


Harvard University 

Cornell University

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Rice University

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Des Moines Art Center

Frye Art Museum 

PBS The Art Assignment 

Kemper Art Museum  

Ulrich Museum of Art 

University of Southern Florida

California College of the Arts

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

University of Nebraska Lincoln 

Brigham Young University 

University of Houston 

McSweeney’s The Organist on KCRW

Modern Art Notes with Tyler Green

Dallas Museum of Art

Santa Barbara City College 

School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston/Tufts University 

University of North Texas

Ox-Bow School of Arts Residency 

Northern Illinois University 

Art Students League of Denver



Publications/Writing Projects


“Francesca Fuchs: Paintings of Paintings at Talley Dunn Gallery”, Glasstire, 2012


“Forward, Iva Gueorguieva”, Ameringer, McEnery, Yohe, 2014


“The War Against Fossils”, USF Contemporary Art Museum, 2014


“Little Pink Lake”, Susan Inglett Gallery, 2014


“The Secret Ally”, Forward to Dan Siedell’s “Who’s Afraid of Modern Art? Essays on Modern Art and Theology in Conversation”, Cascade Books, 2015


“Mr. Belvedere Crisis” and “Purity”, Dark Fucking Wizard, 2015


“Fall in love with me, Hannah Silverman”, NAT. BRUT, No. 5, 2015


“Drawing Air”, NAT. BRUT, No. 6, 2015



Book Cover Design Projects


Baricco, Alessandro. Emmaus. San Francisco: McSweeney’s Books, 2009.


Eggers, Dave (Editor). McSweeney’s Issue 32 (McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern). McSweeney’s, 2009.


Holmes, Julia. Meeks. Small Beer Press, 2010. 


McCord, Kyle. Sympathy from the Devil. Boston: Gold Wake Press, 2013.


Siedell, Daniel A. Who’s Afraid of Modern Art?: Essays on Modern Art and Theology in Conversation. Cascade Books, 2015.

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