Christine Oliver

Christine Oliver has been an exhibiting artist since 2000, participating in several juried art shows as well as Silicon Valley Open Studios and Peninsula Open Studios. Her formal art training began with a BFA in printmaking, sculpture and drawing from the State University of New York at Binghamton and ceramic courses at the University of Cincinnati’s acclaimed School of Design Art and Architecture (DAA).

After completing her undergraduate work, she received a degree in Graphic Design from Central Academy of Commercial Art in Cincinnati, OH and worked as an artist/illustrator/designer at the George Tassian Organization, an ad agency in Cincinnati. For more than 20 years Ms. Oliver applied her art background and MBA courses to direct marketing communications programs for medical device, biotech and high-tech companies in Silicon Valley.

Ms. Oliver works in watercolor, acrylics and collage and has taught classes at the Palo Alto Art Center, the Sunnyvale/Cupertino Adult Education Program, the Mt. View/Los Altos Adult Education Program and currently at Hillview Community Center in Los Altos. She has just completed a series of multimedia collage pieces using polaroid images and three-dimensional totems, whimsically depicting roosters and chickens in unusual settings.

Web site:  http://christineoliverfineart.com/

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