Artist Features

sidony o’neal

photo of artwork installation in very white room including white pedestals and small round yellow objects on floor

o’neal, sidony. And Now, Square Trees, installation view, 2019. 2020 Individual Artist Fellow and Joan Shipley Award recipient, Oregon Arts Commission.

Originally published April, 2020

sidony o’neal is a writer and artist. In addition to solo work, they have performed as a member of performance projects DEAD THOROUGHBRED and DELICTO. o’neal has received recent exhibitions at Fourteen30 Contemporary and Portland Pataphysical Society. Their writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Passages North, BATHHOUSE, SPOOK magazine, FUTURE CONCRETE, Women & Performance, and VARVVARV. They are the translator of “Prognosis: Descarga Poetica Decolonial” (Quilomboarte 2014) and author of “f a c e b o w l” (THE MINI CHAPBOOK PRESS 2013). o’neal has held a Literary In(ter)ventions residency at the Banff Centre, Canada, a Creative Exchange Lab Residency with PICA, a residency at Arteles Center, Finland and artist in residence in the Synth Library at S1 gallery, Portland. They are a co-recipient of two PICA Precipice Fund grants.

Courtesy of the Oregon Arts Commission.

Artist Credit: sidony o’neal