MFA, Painting Savannah College of Art and Design, 2016
BFA, 1989 Illustration Savannah College of Art and Design, 1989
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ART COMMISSIONS
Golden Goal, The Mercedes Benz Stadium, Atlanta Ga. 2017
Seven Mirrors, 14 Super/Villain Heroes, Legends, The Marvel Experience: The World’s First
Hyper-Reality Tour, Phoenix AZ, Dallas TX, San Diego CA, Philadelphia PA. 2014-15
Jimmy O'Neal: The O.V. Project, Little Italy Peninsula Art Center, Mt.Holly, NC. The Andreas
Bechtler Collection, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC, 2000 - 2015.
ULU OVATA , inmar Corporation, Winston-Salem, NC. , 2014
511.95 Hz of wine, Black Mountain College Museum, Asheville NC. 2013
"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,
MiltonRhodes Center for the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC, 2009
Bird in a Bell Again, design stipend for, Mural Arts Program Commission, Philadelphia
International Airport Project, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
The Nine Muses, Entrance, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Commission, Atlanta, GA.
Revolangels, The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC, 2007.
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. "You Are Here", Charlotte Transportation, Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC,
"Media Throne", The Fox Network, Tryon Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC. 2001
Nomination for a Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award, 2013
The Annual Year in Review Award, Public Art Network, American for the Arts. 2012
• 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, Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, 2008
• Official entrant, presentation of 100 mpg hybrid car design.
Guinness book of World Records, 1995
• The Worlds Largest Painting, as one of the founding members of the Southern Arts Revival
Jimmy O’Neal exhibition: “What Essence Was It, That Time Was Of”,
SCAD. Savannah, GA
Jimmy O’Neal: Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA. 2016
Jimmy O’Neal: LA International Art Fair 2015
"Ahamkala", Tennis Courts at Black Mountain College. Black Mountain NC
"Paradisio", Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA. 2011
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,
Primacy of Movement, The Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC. 2002
Jimmy O'Neal: "Speculum", Van Every Gallery, Davidson College, Davidson, NC. Jimmy
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
i feel ya: SCAD + André 3000 Benjamin, Savannah College of Art and Design Museum,
i feel ya: SCAD + André 3000 Benjamin, Art Basel Miami, Mana Miami Wynwood, Miami Fl.
"The Things We Know: Seven Conceptual Artist", The Upstairs Art Space, Tryon NC
Transporting Location, Rebecca Parker and Jimmy O’Neal, Dumbo Art Festival, Brooklyn NY
"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,
Cross Currents, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC. Group exhibition. Activating
Space, Installation of EEG painting machine, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville,
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.
Lincoln Center Institute International Educator Workshop, University of North Carolina School
of the Arts. 2010-2013
The Intersections Project: Artist in Residence Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
Selected artist for in high school artist residency program, Winston-Salem, NC. 2012
The Beautiful Mind of Jimmy O'Neal, Enter the boundless world of an innovative artist. Cover
story By Carroll Leggett, WNC magazine. 2003
Outer limits and local monuments,A triumph for Brandeis, By Christopher Millis, The Phoenix,
TEDxKatuah - Jimmy O'Neal - The Artistic Journey Of Discovery, Pisgah Astronomical
Teaching and professional:
*Teaching internship at SCAD, Summer 2015
*Museum Internship Black Mountain College Museum, 2015
* Visiting artist and lecturer, Warren Wilson College 2009-13
*Creative Consultant for Little and Associates Architects 2005-201
*Commission for interior design and construction of the merchandise dome for Marvel
*Design Consultant for Legends Hospitality, One World Observatory 2015, Pod Scale Consultant
for Legends Hospitality, Super Bowl XVI. 2016