Stephen O’Donnell

"Infanta," acrylic on panel, by Stephen O'Donnell

“Infanta,” acrylic on panel, by Stephen O’Donnell

STEPHEN O’DONNELL is a mid-career fine artist. His work is widely collected both in this country and abroad. Entirely self-taught, he is best known for his self-portraiture, paintings which most often employ a great deal of gender ambiguity, historicism, and a rather droll humor. His work—both literary and visual—has appeared in the literary magazines/journals Nailed, Menacing Hedge, and Gertrude. He is married to writer and graphic designer Gigi Little. They live in Portland, Oregon with their dog Nicholas. You can find his work at