Olga Evanusa-Rowland is a visual artist of Russian and Ruthenia heritage. She grew up in Virginia and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Russian Language + Literature from the University of Virginia, a Masters of Architecture from Virginia Tech, and a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. She practiced architecture in New York City and Princeton, New Jersey, and in Acquisitions for the Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University.
She shows her artwork in the San Francisco Bay Area, nationally, and internationally. She currently lives and pursues her art practice in Richmond, Indiana.
Awards and Residencies:
Third Place Award, UNITE, Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio 2021
Ursual Zeuss Abstract Award. Shock of the New West. Tubac Arts, Tubac, Arizona. 2018
Annex Art Residency, San Fidel, New Mexico, 2017.
PlusOne Residency + solo exhibition. San Francisco, 2017. Funded by the Alternative Exposure Grant- Southern Exposure.
Application Award: The Secret Life of Objects. University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture. 2016
First Place Award-"Blue is for Boys". Gender Show. Whitewater Gallery- Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana. 2015
First Place: "Der Bahnhof" Cabinets of Curiosity Show, The Muse Gallery- Longmont, Colorado. 2014
Selected Art Presentations:
University of South Dakota-University Libraries. Bound + Unbound IV, Group Exhibition. 2021.
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. Better Together, Group Exhibition.2021.
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. UNITE Group Exhibition, 2021. Third Place Award for Liminal Cohesion
Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, IN. 122nd Annual Exhibition. Group show, 2020.
Indiana University East Whitewater Gallery, Richmond, IN. 42nd Annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition. Juried show. 2020
Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN. Art From the Heartland. Group show, 2020
Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, Indiana. 121st Annual Exhibition. Group show, 2019.
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. DSA Member's Show. 2020.
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. Small but Mighty. Group Exhibition, 2019.
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. Crossing Boundaries. Group Exhibition, 2019.
Gestalt Projects, Santa Monica, Ca. Spectrum. Group Exhibition, 2019
Brea Art Gallery, Brea, Ca. Made in California. Group Exhibition, 2019.
FAaB-Fringe Arts Bath, England, United Kingdom.36: Exposures. Group Exhibition, 2019
Incline Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. California Walkscapes. Group exhibition, 2018.
Gallery 66, San Fidel, NM. Same/Same. Group exhibition, 2018.
Tubac Arts, Tubac Arizona. Shock of the New West. Group exhibition. 2018. *Ursula Zeuss Abstract Award.
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. Art Shop, Group Show, December, 2017
Annex Art Art Residency Art Exhibition, San Fidel, NM: Olga Evanusa-Rowland + Vernonica Hudson. October 2017
One Plus One Plus Two, AIC Building, San Francisco, Ca. Passage. Solo Exhibition, 2017.
Plus One Artist Space, AIC Building, San Francisco, Ca. Olga Evanusa-Rowland + Jennifer Shada: Artist Talks, August 2017.
Indiana University East-Tom Thomas Gallery, Richmond, In. Histories + Memories, Group show, 2017
Arts Benicia, Benicia, Ca. Magical Realism. Group show, 2017.
Saatchi Gallery London. #saatchiSelfie and #selfExpression Online group exhibitions, 2017
Incline Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. Power to the Imagination. Group show. 2016
Michigan State University, [SCENE] Metrospace Gallery, East Lansing, Mi. Between Two Points Group Show, 2016
NX2 Gallery, Berlin, Germany. (12” ²) quadratfuss- Berlin. Group Show, 2016
Ashton Gallery-Art on 30th. San Diego, Ca. The Poe Show. Group Show. 2016
Jingletown Art Studios, Oakland, Ca. Forty Fridas Group Show, 2016
University of Cincinnati Blue Ash Gallery. Dada Lives! Group Show, 2016
Michigan State University, [SCENE] Metrospace Gallery, East Lansing, Mi. Alter + Combine, Group Show, 2016
Fused Space, San Francisco, Ca. Art for Huemanity Group Show, 2015
Tampa Art Museum, Tampa, Florida. Five by Five Group Show, 2014, 2015
Kellogg + Huntley University Art Galleries, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Ca. Ink + Clay 41. Group Show, 2015
Chroma Gallery, Santa Rosa, Ca. Like Nothing Seen Before: Collage + Assemblage. Group Show. 2015
Benicia Art Center, Benicia, Ca. Fragments:The Art of Collage and Assemblage. Group Show, 2015.
Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, Ca. Open Studios Group Show, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Pro Arts-Oakland, Ca. Artist Members Show, 2014, 2015
Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos, California. Reflect + Create: Where Art and History Intersect, Group Show, 2015
Indiana University-Whitewater Art Gallery, Richmond, Indiana. Gender Group Exhibition, 2015 *First Place Award-Best In Show
DaSilva Ukulele Factory, Berkeley, California. Pop Up Art Party: 4- artist Exhibition, 2015
Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, California. There IS a There...There, Group Show, 2014
Capital ArtWorks, Sacramento, California. Small Works Group Show, 2014
Muse Gallery, Longmont, Colorado. Cabinets of Curiosity Group Show, 2014. * First Place Award- Best in Show
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California. Here... Group Show, 2014, 2015, 2016
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California. Collect! Group Show, 2014, 2015
Cabrillo Gallery, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California. 12x12 (x12) IGroup Show, 2014
[SCENE] Metrospace, East Lansing, Michigan: (_)+(_)+(_)@Scene. Collage/Assemblage. Group Show, 2014
SmithGroup Architecture, San Francisco: Group Art Show: 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
M. Arch- Master of Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute + State University, Blacksburg, Va.
MLIS-Master of Library and Information Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
BA-Bachelor of Arts Russian Language + Literature, Minor in Art History/Studio Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.