Born Los Angeles, CA

Education  BA, UCLA 1949;  MA, UCLA 1963

 

Professor Emeritus, Los Angeles City College

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Selected Solo Exhibitions

     

    2011  "Ocean: Mystery and Visions"   Davis & Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR

    2010  "Ocean"  Davis & Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR

    2008  "Botanical Reflections"  Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding CA

    2006  "Botanical Transformations"   Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2004  "Botanical Intervention"   Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

              "Garden of Eden"   Sherry Frumkin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

    2003  "Botanical Observations"   frumkin/duval gallery, Santa Monica, CA

    2002  "Adaptations"   Limn Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    2001  "New Work"   frumkin/duval gallery, Santa Monica, CA

    1998  "Apertures into Nature"  Survey 1990-1997,  Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

    1994  "Olga Seem"  Space, Los Angeles, CA

    1993  "Olga Seem"  Space, Los Angeles, CA

    1992  "Olga Seem, Survey 1981-1991" José Drudis Biada Gallery, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

               Space, Los Angeles, CA

    1987  "Olga Seem: Paintings and Drawings"   Manville Gallery, University of Nevada, School of Medicine, Reno, nevada

    1986  "Olga Seem"   Goski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    1981  "Olga Seem"   Leonard Heller Memorial Gallery, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

    1971  "Olga Seem"   Brand Library Art Center Gallery, Glendale, CA

  • Selected Other Exhibitions

     

    2013  "Affinities" Olga Seem/Maritta Tapanainen, Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2012  "Eye Candy"  Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2011  "Group Shot" Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2010  "Music in Art" Couturier gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2009  "Space. Space Gallery from 12.1975 to 08.1995"  W. Keith and Janet Kellog University Art Gallery,  California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

    2006  "Eighteen Profiles: Distinguished Women Artists of California, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

    2005  "AxS: At the Intersection of Art and Science" Armory Center for the Arts & Caltech, Pasadena, CA

    2004  "Mark Making"  Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

    2003  "Contemplation"  LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

    2001  "By Nature's Design"  William D. Cannon Art Gallery, City of Carlsbad, CA

    1998  "First decade: Highlights from the Contemporary Museum's Collection" The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

    1997  "California Vision"  Gallery Naito, Nagoya, Japan

    1996  "Drawn Conclusions"  Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

    1995  "Pasted Papers: Collage and the Twentieth Century" Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

              "Generation of Mentors" José Drudis Biada Art Gallery, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

    1994  "Generation of Mentors"  Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, CA

              "Generation of Mentors"  National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

              "California-5"  Nagoya, japan

              "Watercolor Exhibition by Artists of ROC, USA and Australia"  Chung Chen Gallery, National Taiwan Art Education Institute, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

    1993  "L.A. Stories"  Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

    1992  "Contrasts"   Space, Los Angeles

    1991  "On Paper"   Space, Los Angeles

    1986  "Showcase 86"  University Union Gallery, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

    1984  "Olympic Project"  Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

    1983  "Three from Los Angeles"  Guistina Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

    1978  "The Early Sixties at U.C.L.A."  Frederick S. Wight Art Gallery, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA