Rice University, Houston, Texas, MArch, School of Architecture, 1985
University of Texas, Arlington, Texas, BS, School of Architecture and Environmental Design, 1980


Sharon Odum Architect- 2000-present
Cunningham Architects- 1986-2000
Omniplan Architects- 1980-1983

Professional Registration

State of Texas Registration no. 13348(1990)
North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency, M/WBE no. 54130

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects
Texas Society of Architects
Dallas Architecture Forum- Board Member
University of Texas, Arlington, Dean’s Advisory Council


Dallas AIA Merit Award, 2005
Dallas AIA Merit Award, 2001
Dallas AIA Citation Award- Un-built Projects, 2000
University of Texas, Arlington, Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award, 2003


University of Texas, Arlington, School of Architecture
Adjunct Professor, “La Reunion Residency Art Center” Studio Project, fall 2008
University of Texas, Arlington, School of Architecture
Adjunct Professor, “Forrest Hills Art Gallery” Studio Project, spring 2001, with Daphne Perry, AIA
University of Texas, Arlington, School of Architecture
Adjunct Professor. “Small Town Community Center” Studio Project, fall 2000
University of Texas, Arlington, School of Architecture
Adjunct Professor, “West Dallas Cement Plant, Adaptive Re-use” Studio Project, spring 1992, with Prof. Peter Waldman, University of Virginia

Lectures/ Panels

University of Texas, Arlington, School of Architecture, “Recent Work”, fall, 2008
University of Texas, Arlington, School of Architecture, “Small Talk”, fall, 2000
University of Texas, Austin, School of Architecture “Conceptual Materiality”, spring, 1998
Dallas Architecture Forum, “Fear and Loathing: Modernism in America”, Moderator, spring 2005
Dallas Architecture Forum, “Inside/Outside”, Panel Moderator, spring 2002


University of Texas, Dallas, Central Track Artist Residency
“Transitive Pairing: Body Objects”, collaborative art installation with artist James Gilbert, spring 2010
AIA Dallas, Annual Tour of Homes, fall 2009
Friends of Architecture, “Bright Lights, Big D Tour of Homes”,
Northaven House, spring 2007
Dallas Museum Art, Continuum: The Art Ball, “THINK THIN”,
Architect designed plates for charity auction, spring 2007
Dallas Architecture Forum, Members Event, Northaven House, spring 2007
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Godbey Series Architecture Tour,
Northaven House, fall, 2006
Dallas Architecture Forum, Members Event, Normandy Townhomes, spring 2005
McKinney Avenue Contemporary, “Starting Places”, model exhibition curated by Max Levy, AIA, spring 2003
Dallas Museum Art, Pandora’s box: The Art Ball, “Pencil box”,
Architect designed boxes for charity auction, spring 1998
Dallas Museum Art, Playhouses: The Art Ball, “Sleeping Porch”,
Architect designed model for charity auction, spring 199
Texas Fine Arts Association, It’s About Time, “Perpetual Paradox”,
Architect designed clock for charity auction, spring 1989


Paper City Dallas, “Calling All Architecture Voyeurs”, October 2009 p. 36-38
The Advocate: Lakewood, Alex Knesnik, “Get Inspired”, August 2009
The Great American Suburbs: The Homes of The Park Cities Dallas, Virginia Savage McAlester, Willis Cecil Winters, Prudence MacKintosh, Abbeville Press, New York, London, 2008, p.405-407
Paper City Dallas, Rob Brinkley, “On Summer’s Pond”, July 2007, p. 24-27
D Home, Mary Candace Evans, “6400 Northaven Road”, May/June 2007
Dallas- Ft. Worth House and Home, Elaine Rogers, “Cube of Glass”, September 2006, p.30-34
The Dallas Morning News, Marianne Green, “Marfa’s Lights”, October, 27, 2006, p. 5
Dallas Business Journal, Christine Perez, “Living on the Edge”, October 2004
Tex Files: Towards Architecture, Jennie Magann, “Sharon Odum: Observations from an Intern”, University of Texas at Arlington, 2004, Issue 1, p 162-163
Dallas Morning News, David Dillon, “Urbane Renewal”, October 20, 2001, p. 14C
Dallas Morning News, David Dillon, “Under the Radar”. April 20, 2000, P. 7G
Metropolitan Home, Diane Carroll, “Split Personality”, May/June 1999, p.155-159
Residential Architect, Vernon Mays, “The New Texas Regionalism”, November/ December, 1998, p. 54-55 Texas Architect, Susan Williamson, “House in Two Parts”, Texas Society of Architects, September/October 1997, Vol. 47, no 5. p. 52-53
Texas Architect, Susan Williamson, “A Simple Grace”, Texas Society of Architects, March/ April 1997, Vol. 47, no2. p. 44-47
GA Houses, Wayne Fugii N.T.,”4401 Travis”, Global Architecture Houses, November 1995, Vol. 42, p156-157
The New Moderns, Jonathan Clancy, Richard Bryant, Crown Publishing, England, 1990, p.26-29, 46-47, 132-135, 148, 152-153
Great Adaptations, Jill Herbers, “Power Station”, Whitney Library of Design, 1990, p.29, 51, 55, 106-113
Hauser, Horst Rash, “Ein Haus, Das Vor Kraft Strotzt”, Hauser, May 1990, p.98-99, 110-119
Lotus International, Gary Cunningham, Sharon Odum, “Electric Center, Dallas”, Lotus International, no. 66, Italy, 1990, p.84-91
Elle Décor, Stephen Ross, “The Ghost of Ready Kilowatt”, Elle Décor, June 1990, p.100-105
GA Houses, Wayne Fugii N.T., “Power House”, Global Architecture Houses, July 1989, Vol. 26, p.96-105
Now/Then/Again, Robert V. Rozelle, “Now/Then/Again”, Dallas Museum of Art, 1989
Progressive Architecture, Joel Warren Barna, “Power House”, December 1988, p.88-95