Olga Evanusa-Rowland is a visual artist from Northern Virginia in the Washington, D.C. area. She is of Russian and Ukrainian heritage. She holds Masters degrees in Architecture and Library and Information Science and a B.A. in Russian Language + Literature, minor in Studio Art/Art History She practiced Architecture in New York City and Princeton, New Jersey, and managed Acquisitions for the Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University and Earlham College. She directed the libraries at SmithGroup Architecture in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and firm-wide where she was a sustainable + healthy materials specialist.
Olga shows her artwork nationally, and internationally. She currently works and pursues her art practice in Richmond, Indiana.
Awards and Residencies:
Second Place Award: Community + Place. Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. 2022
Third Place Awards: UNITE + Bettertogether Exhibitions, 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, Fall, 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
Earlham College, Ronald Gallery. Richmond, Indiana. Passages. Solo Exhibition, August-October 2023
One Plus One Plus Two, AIC Building, San Francisco, Ca. Passage. Solo Exhibition, 2017
Annex Art Art Residency Art Exhibition, San Fidel, NM: Olga Evanusa-Rowland + Veronica Hudson. October 2017
Plus One Artist Space, AIC Building, San Francisco, Ca. Olga Evanusa-Rowland + Jennifer Shada: Artist Talks, August 2017
Selected Group Exhibitions:
Indiana University East, Whitewater Gallery, Richmond, IN. 45th Annual Whitewater Valley Art Exhibition. 2023
Gettysburg College, Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg, Pa. Annual Exhibition., 2023
Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, IN. Indiana Now. 2023
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. Inspire(d)., 2023
Indiana University- Kokomo Art Gallery, Kokomo, In. Drawn. 2022
AnneMarie Sculpture Garden, Solomons, MD. Out of Hand: Tradition Meets Tech. 2022.
Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, In. Art From the Heartland. , 2022.
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. Community + Place. , 2022. *Second Place Award for Origin Cave.
Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, Rhode Island. Putting the Pieces Back Together, 2022
University of North Carolina, Asheville. Drawing Discourse Exhibition, 13th Annual. , 2022
University of South Dakota-University Libraries. Bound + Unbound IV, . 2021.
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. Better Together, 2021. * Third Place Award for Aggregate of Labors
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. UNITE 2021. * Third Place Award for Liminal Cohesion
Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, IN. 122nd Annual Exhibition., 2020.
Indiana University East Whitewater Gallery, Richmond, IN. 42nd Annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition. 2020
Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN. Art From the Heartland, 2020
Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, Indiana. 121st Annual Exhibition. , 2019.
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton, Ohio. DSA Member's Show. 2020,, Small but Mighty. 2019, Crossing Boundaries, 2019.
Gestalt Projects, Santa Monica, Ca. Spectrum. , 2019
Brea Art Gallery, Brea, Ca. Made in California. , 2019.
FAaB-Fringe Arts Bath, England, United Kingdom.36: Exposures. , 2019
Incline Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. California Walkscapes. 2018.
Gallery 66, San Fidel, NM. Same/Same. 2018.
Tubac Arts, Tubac Arizona. Shock of the New West. 2018. *Ursula Zeuss Abstract Award.
Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. Art Shop, December, 2017
Indiana University East-Tom Thomas Gallery, Richmond, In. Histories + Memories, , 2017
Arts Benicia, Benicia, Ca. Magical Realism. 2017.
Saatchi Gallery London. #saatchiSelfie and #selfExpression Online. 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 , 2016
NX2 Gallery, Berlin, Germany. (12” ²) quadratfuss- Berlin. 2016
Ashton Gallery-Art on 30th. San Diego, Ca. The Poe Show. 2016
Jingletown Art Studios, Oakland, Ca. Forty Fridas 2016
University of Cincinnati Blue Ash Gallery. Dada Lives! 2016
Michigan State University, [SCENE] Metrospace Gallery, East Lansing, Mi. Alter + Combine, , 2016
Fused Space, San Francisco, Ca. Art for Huemanity , 2015
Tampa Art Museum, Tampa, Florida. Five by Five , 2014, 2015
Kellogg + Huntley University Art Galleries, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Ca. Ink + Clay 41. , 2015
Chroma Gallery, Santa Rosa, Ca. Like Nothing Seen Before: Collage + Assemblage. . 2015
Benicia Art Center, Benicia, Ca. Fragments: The Art of Collage and Assemblage. , 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 East-Whitewater Gallery, Richmond, In. 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, , 2014
Capital ArtWorks, Sacramento, California. Small Works , 2014
Muse Gallery, Longmont, Colorado. Cabinets of Curiosity , 2014. * First Place Award- Best in Show
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California. Here... , 2014, 2015, 2016
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California. Collect! , 2014, 2015
Cabrillo Gallery, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California. 12x12 (x12) I, 2014
[SCENE] Metrospace, East Lansing, Michigan: (_)+(_)+(_)@Scene. Collage/Assemblage. 2014
SmithGroup Architecture, San Francisco:: 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.