Lynne Olson Portfolio

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EDUCATION

B.F.A. , FINE ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

M.ED. COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

B. F. A. ILLUSTRATION, RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

POST GRADUATE STUDY IN FRANCE (PAINTING) WITH FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS-RECENT

"Based on Books", juried exhibit, Big Arts, Sanibel Island, Florida, two paintings juried into show

"It's Illuminating", juried exhibit, Big Arts, Sanibel Island, Florida, two paintings juried into show

Faculty Biennial, juried exhibit, Naples Art Association, (2010) Naples, Florida, two paintings juried into show

One Woman show, Fiddlesticks Country Club, Fort Myers, Florida

Faculty Biennial, juried exhibit, Naples Art Association (2012) Naples, Florida, two paintings juried into show

"Deck The Walls', Bonita Springs Florida Literacy Council, two paintings selected for juried exhibit

Florida Regional Juried Show, Thomas Center Galleries, Gainesville Florida, two paintings juried into show

Incognito", Jay and Patty Baker Naples Art Museum, Naples Florida, one painting selected for Patron's Exhibit

"Branch Out", juried show, Alliance of the Arts Fort Myers, Florida, one painting juried into show

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS-PAST

Eagle Valley Art Show, juried exhibit, awarded first place in fibers, Vail Colorado

The Aspen Gallery, two woman show, Aspen, Colorado

Applewood Gallery, one-woman show, fibers, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

"Women of the Roaring Fork" juried exhibit, fiber tapestry juried into show, Aspen, Colorado

Aspen Potters Guild, juried exhibit, two fiber tapestries juried into show, Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colorado

"Best of Ringling" exhibit, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, two editorial illustrations selected for juried show

Annual Student Publication of the Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, juried selection of two illustrations

One Woman show, Fiddlesticks Country Club, Fort Myers, Florida

ADDITIONAL AWARDS

PTA Award for "Achievement in the Arts", Jefferson County Public Schools, Denver, Colorado

"Teacher of Distinction " Award, recognition award for "top 36" teachers" Lee County Public Schools, Ft. Myers Florida

Elected to Phi Delta Kappa, National Educational Fraternity

Who's Who in American College and Universities and Who's Who of America Women, included in annual publications

ART AND CREATIVE IN FREELANCE AND EMPLOYMENT

Creator, owner, designer, writer, collateral material development and marketing plan, manufacturer, "Studio Stoneman Cat, The "Say Good Things" greeting card company.

Art Instructor, Full Time, Stevens Point Wisconsin Public Schools, Jefferson County Colorado Public Schools, Ft Myers Florida Public Schools (22 years)

Art Instructor for specialty art courses: Drawing at Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Florida, Drawing and Greeting Card Illustration at Collier County Florida Adult Education, Painting at Ft. Myers Florida Alliance of the Arts, Drawing at Sanibel Island, Florida Community Center

Art Instructor for the summer "ARTSCOOL" program at the Von Liebig Art Center in Naples Florida (four years)

Art Instructor at the Immokalee, Florida Children's Center

Editor, Illustrator for the Monthly Newsletter of the Colorado Adult and Community Education Association

Brochure Design, layout and design of quarterly college course catalog, developed new college programs (position held: Director, Colorado Mountain College, Eagle/Vail, Colorado)

Brochure Design, marketing plans, for "centers of excellence", Lee Memorial Hospital in Ft. Myers Florida (position held: Physician Marketing Manager)

Design of First Day of Issue Cover for National Duck Stamp Competition, Ding Darling Waterfowl Preserve, Sanibel Island, Florida (position held: Marketing Director for National Wildlife Galleries in Ft. Myers, Florida)

Private commissions for paintings and fiber tapestries.

Grant writing and program development for Colorado Mountain College, (while Director of College Center), Lee County Public Schools (as an art instructor) Allied Health Career Development Coalition of S. W. Florida (as Executive Director)

Consultant to Florida Gulf Coast University-established focus groups for curriculum development in Health Sciences, Education and Criminal Justice. Worked in research, planning and evaluation preparing materials for State of Florida program approval process for new college programs