Nancy O’Dell-Keim is a professional artist
formally trained in painting. The Union, SC
native received a BFA from Converse College
and a MFA from Clemson University.
Nancy has participated in numerous exhibitions throughout the South. Recent
exhibitions include Spirit and Earth, a two person show at The West Main Artists' Co-op
located in Spartanburg, SC; A Faculty Makes, USC Upstate Faculty Exhibition; M/A/M/A
(group invitational), The Arts Center, Clemson, SC; The Unstill Life (2 person exhibition)
at the Artists' Guild Gallery, Spartanburg, SC; Foundations, a solo exhibit at the SC
Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, Greenville, SC; Upstate Artist
Invitational, the Greenville County Museum of Art; and the Faculty Exhibition at
Converse College, Spartanburg, SC.
She is currently teaching drawing at USC Upstate and Wofford College. Her recent work
experiences include a one-year faculty position at the SC Governor’s School for the Arts
and Humanities (residential High school), Visiting Artist and Milliken Gallery Director for
Converse College, and Adjunct Professor for Gardner-Webb University. She also served
as Exhibits Coordinator and Art School Director for the Spartanburg Museum of Art. She
is an active and founding member of the West Main Artists' Co-op, a nonprofit
organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the arts in the Upstate.
Nancy is living and working in Spartanburg, SC. She is married to Scott Keim and has
two sons, Jake and Bryce.