Odgers, a graduate with distinction from the Art Center
College of Design, began his career with a Fulbright
scholarship for study in Europe, apprenticing under
Paul Rand. Odgers was selected along with fourteen other
artists to create the official poster for the 1984 Olympic
Games. His work has been exhibited in the Brooklyn Museum,
Arco Center for Visual Arts, the San Francisco Museum
of Art, the Albright-Knox Museum, the Montreal Museum
of Fine Arts and the Museo Fortuny in Venice, Italy.
Odgerss work is in the permanent collection of
the Smithsonians Copper-Hewitt and the White House.
He has been honored with over one hundred awards of
excellence in design and an international silver Typomundus
Award for typography. Odgers was also commissioned to
design two fountains for the Metropolitan Water Districts
Headquarters Plaza, which opened to the public in 1998.