Char O’Dair Gadler


Char O’Dair Gadler is an artist and writer from New Jersey. An alumnus of OS26, Char received their BA in Visual Arts & Literature from Bennington College in 2017. Their artistic practice is research based and concerned with the social life of cultural artifacts including secondhand ceramic figurines, standup comedy specials, and Boys Love manga, among other things. In the past, they have worked for Franklin Furnace Archive Inc., The Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Hamm Archives at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. In 2019, Char worked as an artist's assistant & at a nonprofit that provides free legal services to survivors of sexual violence. They are excited to return for their second summer as a counselor at OSAC!