MFA  Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, 2003

BA, BFA   Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: BA, Comparative Literature;  BFA, Painting 1996


2023 Anima Reflections, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2022 Tongue Thrusters, Irenic Projects, Altadena, CA

2019 Drawing Out Time, Agnes Varis Gallery, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

2018 The Diver, Tarp, Altadena Los Angeles

2015 Terragni Pieces, The Finley Gallery, LA, CA 

2014 Glass Pavilion Pieces, LAMOA, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2011 Schindler Lab, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Schindler House, LA, CA 

2009 Opening /Closing, Center for Community Research, WUHO, Woodbury U 

2007 Unknown Action, The Decider, Good Learner, and Bauhaus Worksheet,Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 AllClear, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2023 15th Annual Drawing Discourse Exhibition, S Tucker Cooke Gallery, UNC Asheville, NC

2023 MVP Open Call, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2020 Return with a Boro Economy!, Drive-By-Art,

2019 An Undeniable Love, Pilchuck Seattle Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA               

The Int'l Boutique for Middle Aged Ladies, Goldfinch Gallery, Chicago, Il     

7 of Cups|Olivia Booth, Nathan Hauenstein, Richard Hawkins, Pearl C. Hsiung, Ian James, Anja Salonen,Queens Gallery, LA, CA

Olivia Booth, Michael Rey, Ian Trout, Sandy Gallery, Glendale, Ca

2018 LAMAG Juried Exhibition 2018, Los Angeles Municipal Arts Gallery, LA, CA

Vision Valley, The Brand Library, Glendale, CA

Roots Like Snakes Bring Prayers to Lakes, AWHRHWAR, LA, CA

Material Deviance, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY

2016 Representing Rainbows, GP Gallery, NY, NY

2015 The Elegant Universe, The Pit Gallery, Glendale, CA

2013 All Edge, Weekend Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012 *Things Fall Together,*Claremont Graduate University,ClaremontCA

 *California Abstract Painting1952-2011,*Nan Rae Gallery,BurbankCA

2008   LA NOW, Las Vegas Museum of Art, Las Vegas, NV

2006  A Little So-Cal Abstraction, Mandarin Gallery, CA

2005 Group Show, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004 Full House, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA


15th Annual Drawing Discourse Exhibition Award of Excellence

Hopper Prize, @hopperprize, 2023

Woodbury Development Grant, Woodbury University, Glendale, CA 2019

American Academy in Rome Residency, Rome, Italy,2015

ARC Grant, The Durfee Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, 2010 

Rosenthal Foundation Grant, Los Angeles, CA, 2004

2004 Magna Cum Laude, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1996


LAMOA participants, Alice Konitz, UCLA Hammer Museum, CA 

David Pagel, “The Elegant Universe”, April 19, 2015

David Pagel, “Olivia Booth, Candace Nycz Smartly Play with Perceptions”, LA Times, Nov 27, 2013 Sarah Amelar,"Reinterpreting Rudolph Schindler's Home",New York Times,Mar 10,'11

Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, “Olivia Booth and Rebecca Norton”, BOMB Issue 114, Winter 2010 

Jason Smith, catalogue essay, “A Little So-Cal Abstraction”, Mandarin Gallery,2007 

Peter Frank, “A Lot of Local Abstraction,“ LA Weekly, Sept 2006

David Pagel, “Getting Creative with Smear Tactics,” Los Angeles Times, February 17,2006 

Rachel Kushner, “First Takes,” Artforum, January 2006

Michael Ned Holte, “Los Angeles Critic’s Picks,” Artforum Online, March 2005

Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, “The Place of Aesthetics in Postmodernism,” Art Us, Jan/February 2004 Emma Gray, “We Have Seen the Future,” Art Review, August 2003


"From Glass Skins to Glass Bodies", UrbanCorporis; The City and the Skin, Jan 2020, with Rennie Tang

"Schindler Lab”, online publication, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, March2011 

“Glass’ Frayed Edge”, Material, LA/London, February 200


2013/2017-present Art Instructor, Drawing and Design, Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

2004-present          Art Instructor, Drawing, Painting, Design and Color Theory, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

2017- 2018             Glass and Stitch, Otis College, LA, CA

\ Glass and Landscape (with Rennie Tang and Katherine Gray), California Polytecnic, Pamona, CA                                                      

2017                        Human Agency and Interior Spaces (Yoga), (with Nina Briggs) Interdisciplinary Studies, Woodbury U, Burbank, CA

2016                       Human Agency and Interior Spaces (Glass), (with Nina Briggs) Interdisciplinary Studies, Woodbury U, Burbank, CA

Fall 2010                 Color as Agent in Architecture ( with Rennie Tang), IA/Arch, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA

Fall 2008                 Design Fundamentals, USC, Los Angeles, CA 

Fall 2006                 Contemporary Theory in Interior Architecture, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA


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