Olive Ayhens   "Fancy Oldies" ink and watercolor, 14"X17", 2000, NFS

"West Side Highway" ink and watercolor, 16"X19", 2000, NFS

"Insular Density Plus" ink and watercolor, 14"X17", 2000, NFS

M.F.A. San Francisco Art Institute, Guggenheim Fellowship 2006, Two Pollock-Krasner Grants, Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Individual support Grant, Represented by Freerieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, one person shows 2007, 2009 "Next Wave" BAM, 2009,one person show Lockhart gallery, Suny Geneseo 2008, Mid Manhattan Public Library, 2007 one person "Rivers of Light" Watkins Gallery, one person 2005 American Univ., American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational show & purchase 2004, Gary Tatintsian Gallery one person, 2002,03,04 NYC etc. Artist Residencies, St. James Center Creativity, Valletta, Malta 2009, MacDowell Colony 1999, 2007, Yaddo 2006, VCCA 2001, 06 Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain 2005, Ucross, 2003, Saltonstall 2003, Salzburg Kunstlerhaus, Austria 2003, Blue Mountain 2006, Djerassi 1994, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council-studio space 1999, Marie Walsh Sharpe Space program 1996, Reviews Art News, Art In America, The New York Times, The New York Sun, the Village Voice, the New York Observer, Art Week among others...

Collections Oakland Museum of California, Watkins, American University, the Evergreen State College, West Collection among others

Colleges taught, Univ. California, Berkeley, Brown Univ. American Univ., Stanford, Univ. Sarah Lawrence College, California College of the Arts, Univ. of Texas at Austin among others.
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