Bio and Exhibitions

Jeffrey Odiorne studied Fine Arts at Cornell University and the Philadelphia College of Art, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He also studied painting in the Continuing Education Programs at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Ringling College of Art & Design. After a career as an Art Director, Creative Director and Graphic Designer, he began devoting his creativity to painting in 2007. His studios are in Princeton, NJ and Sarasota, FL.

He first exhibited his paintings in 2007 in the “Pushing the Limits” group show at the St. Asaph’s Gallery, Bala Cynwyd, PA.

In 2009, three of his paintings were selected as finalists in the 6th Annual Betsey Meyer Memorial Exhibition at the Main Line Art Center in Haverford, PA. The juror was Julien Robson, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Other exhibitions include:

April, 2010: “New Vision 4”, a four-artist group exhibition, Goggleworks, Reading, PA

September, 2010: “The City: Cityscapes and Urban Impressions”, solo exhibition, The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia

January, 2011: “Jeffrey Odiorne: Color Expressions”, solo exhibition,
The Crawford Campus Center Gallery, Episcopal Academy, Newtown Square, PA

May, 2014: “Paintings for the Present Day: Contemporary Color Concepts”, solo exhibition, The Present Day Club, Princeton, NJ

September, 2014: “Color Expressions for the Present Day”, solo exhibition, The Present Day Club, Princeton, NJ

October, 2016: Highland Design Farm, Hopewell, NJ, “Hopewell Valley Arts Council Tour des Arts”

September, 2017: “Local Color”, solo exhibition, The Present Day Club, Princeton, NJ

December, 2017: “Spectrum”, Miami, FL, collective exhibition, Saphira & Ventura Gallery

February, 2018: “Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show”, West Palm Beach, FL, collective exhibition, Saphira & Ventura Gallery

August, 2018: “Color 2018”, group exhibition, 3 Square Art Gallery, Fort Collins, CO

October, 2018: Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, collective exhibition, Saphira & Ventura Gallery

November, 2018: “ Complex Psychology”, collective exhibition, Saphira & Ventura Gallery, New York City

September/October, 2019: “The Joy of Color”, solo exhibition at The Nassau Club, Princeton, NJ

Summer 2020: "ArtJam 2020", online exhibition, Princeton, NJ

September 2020: Merit Award for Outstanding Artwork, "Spring Sky, Nokomis Beach 1". Art Room Contemporary Online Gallery

October 2020: Best In Show for "Red Moon", Gallery Ring Online "City" Exhibition

December 2020: Crystal Award of Merit for "Red Vase", and Finalist for "Jungle Garden", Gallery Ring Online "Colourful" Exhibition

January 2021: Honorable Mention for "The City: Dusk" and "The City Day and Night", Grey Cube Gallery, Online Abstract Art Show

February 2021: Honorable Mention for "Myakka Sky #7" and "Sunset IX",
Grey Cube Gallery, Online Nature Art Show

April 2021: Finalist for "Myakka Sky #1", Grey Cube Gallery, Online Skies Art Show

October 2021: "A Return to Art", Montgomery Arts Council juried show, Princeton NJ

October 2021: "ArtJam 2021", Princeton NJ