February 25, 2011- New York City, NY- TAP-NY is pleased to announce this juried exhibition of works. This is a celebration of Eileen Olson’s journey back to an earlier chapter of her life as a young artist in Brooklyn (b. 1950, Brooklyn, NY) She is truly returning to her roots. Olson attended the Brooklyn Museum of Art School in the early 60’s.Upon graduation she pursued a career as a registered nurse and mother. For the past decade, she has reconnected with her inner artist and engaged in an ongoing experiment in fine art painting. Working with acrylic and collage, she constantly seeks to sharpen her approach to maintain her freshness of uncharted territory. She is a Workhouse Arts Center Instructor, and teaching in the mid-Atlantic region. Olson attended the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C. Olson’s’ work can be found in public collections throughout the United States, abroad including Spectrum Gallery in Georgetown, DFI International and the Intelsat Building, in Washington, DC.
Her work is represented by the Workhouse Arts Center of Lorton, VA since 2009 where she also maintains her studio. Olson lives in Fairfax County, VA.