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Media: Sculpture, textiles, installation, drawing
Currently: Practicing artist and professor of art, Reed College, Portland
Background: Ondrizek received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1985 and her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in 1994. She joined the Reed College faculty as an assistant professor of art in 1994, eventually earning a tenured position. She has exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in the Pacific Northwest, Houston, Phoenix, Montana, California, Pennsylvania, New York, Chicago and Detroit, as well as abroad in England, Germany and France. Critiques of her work have been featured in national publications such as Artweek, Surface Design, Chicago Tribune and the New York Times. She has received artist fellowships and artist-in-residency awards in London, Germany, New York and France, and was awarded a first prize in the 1997 Oregon Biennial of Contemporary Art and in the International Design Conference, in Aspen, Colo. Ondrizek has lectured for the past 10 years at colleges and universities, as well as at international conferences featuring art and society on the intersection of art and science. Her work has been collected by Florida International University, Portland Art Museum, Reed College and the University of Washington Hospital, Department of Medical Genetics.