Jayme Odgers graduated from Los Angeles’ Art Center College of Design with a Bachelor"s degree in Art 1962.
He is best known for his new wave design and experimental collage photography of the 1980s. In the late 1970s Jayme Odgers played an instrumental role in establishing a new look for California design, work that was later exhibited at the Museo Fortuny in Venice, Italy. In the 1980s, he was among an elite group of world-renowned artists commissioned to create posters for the 1984 Summer Olympics and the 100th anniversary of the Swiss publisher Thieme.\r\nOdgers" work has been shown at the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, the Brooklyn Museum, the Arco Center for the Visual Arts and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Examples were included in the Walker Art Center"s landmark show, "Posters of the Centuries: Design of the Avant Garde," and reside in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and The White House. He has amassed over 100 design awards, including Gold Medals from the Art Directors Clubs of New York and Los Angeles, and an international Typomundus Award for typography.
With United States Army Air Force, 1963-1968. Member American Institute Graphic Arts (board directors Los Angeles chapter 1988).