MFA candidate 1997 Painting Savannah College of Art and Design
BFA 1989 Illustration Savannah College of Art and Design
Public and Private Art Commissions
Seven Cymatic Sonatas, Art-in-Transit Commission, Charlotte Area Transit System, North
Davidson Bus Facilities, Charlotte, NC. 2012
Pie Fight, Jay Turner Private Commission for Tonya Dean, Winston-Salem, NC, 2011.
Reactants, HanesBrands Theatre Lobby Wall, Winston-Salem Arts Council Commission, Milton
Rhodes Center for the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC, 2010.
Bird in a Bell Again, Short listed, Mural Arts Program Commission, Philadelphia International
Airport Project, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
The Nine Muses, Entrance, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Commission, Atlanta, GA,
Fountain/Seven Waters, Johnston Development Group Commission, Greenville, SC, 2006.
This & That, Painting Installation, Santorini Hotel, Greece, 2006.
(Chairs on Parade commissions, purchased by sponsors, temporary public art)
Virtually Infinite, Purchased by Yo Marketing Group Sponsor, Tryon Center for Visual Art,
Charlotte, NC. 2001
You Are Here, Charlotte Transportation, Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC, 2001
Media Throne, The Fox Network, Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC. 2001
The Annual Year in Review Award, Public Art Network, American for the Arts.
Wheels on the Bus in 7 Cymatic Sonatas, a public artwork commissioned by Charlotte
Area Transit System, has been named as one of the 50 best public art projects in the 2012
Public Art Network Year in Review by Americans for the Arts. AFTA is the nation’s
leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. The annual Year
in Review program recognizes the most exemplary, innovative, permanent or temporary
public art created in the past year. The 2012 Year in Review awardees were chosen from
393 works from 147 cities across 40 states and three countries
DODO,Award: Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE
• Official entrant, presentation of 100 mpg hybrid car design.
Guinness book of World Records
The Worlds Largest Painting, as one of the founding members of the Southern Arts Revival
Paradisio, Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
Lucifren Fading, Studio installation, Alexander, NC.
Siddhartha-vision of Sweet-Feed, Installation and Public Performance, Madison Arts Council,
Qualia, The Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
Shock and Awe, The Dangerfield Home, Hollywood, CA
Trumpets Gallore, The Bill Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
Angel Web, The Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
Primacy of Movement, The Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC.
Jimmy O'Neal: Speculum, Van Every Gallery, Davidson College, Davidson, NC.
Jimmy O'Neal: Decade, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
Jimmy O'Neal: Indifferent Staves, Choreography Experiment, Carolina Theater, Charlotte, NC.
Bid for Life, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
O'Neal: Time Machines, Hero Space, Performance, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA.
Selected Group Exhibitions
Graphic Abstraction, Sympathetic Magic, Moot Gallery, Hong Kong Sept,13-Oct 9
Make it New, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville NC.
Cross Currents II, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte NC.
Cross Currents, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC. Group exhibition.
Activating Space, Installation of EEG painting machine, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art,
The Domino Effect, The Santa Fe Art Institute, Sante Fe, NM.
Twitch, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM.
Painting4, Ingrid Calame, Katharina Grosse, Michael Lin, Jimmy O'Neal, The Rose Art
Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
Home Grown, SECCA (Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art), Winston Salem, NC.
Holographic Glances, SGF Atlanta, GA.
Rites of Passage, Tenth Annual Art Exhibition at TrizecHahn, Charlotte, NC.
Requiem, Nexus Center for Contemporary Arts, Atlanta, Ga.
Time Machines Tour, Painting installation and Performance works, Zurich, Paris, Trance en
Revolangels, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC, 2007.
Jimmy O'Neal: The O.V. Project, Little Italy Peninsula Art Center, Mt.Holly, NC. The Andreas
Bechtler Collection, 2000.
Lincoln Center Institute International Educator Advanced Workshop, University of North
Carolina School of the Arts
Lincoln Center Institute International Educator Workshop, University of North Carolina School
of the Arts
The Intersections Project: Artist in Residence Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
Selected artist for in high school artist residency program, Winston-Salem, NC.
The Beautiful Mind of Jimmy O'Neal, Enter the boundless world of an innovative artist. Cover
story By Carroll Leggett, WNC magazine.
Outer limits and local monuments,A triumph for Brandeis, By Christopher Millis,
The Phoenix, Boston Mass.
TEDxKatuah - Jimmy O'Neal - The Artistic Journey Of Discovery, Pisgah Astronomical Research