<b>OLGA VAN DIJK</b> (1955) [pronounce ‘van Dyke’] is a Dutch contemporary abstract Artist.
She grew up in the Netherlands, near Amsterdam, and lived there for over 30 years. She earned her teaching degrees in Hilversum, Holland and taught in a variety of settings.
20 years ago the van Dijk’s decided to live abroad. They lived in Italy, Germany and Switzerland. During that time she taught Art and Music at different International Schools.
Moving to the USA Olga van Dijk lived with her family in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Georgia.
In spring of 2004 she was the founder of the still ongoing gallery sized art shows in the Smith Northview Hospital (Valdosta, GA) featuring local and regional artists in the hospital’s lobby and hallways.
Now her two daughters are adult women, van Dijk enjoys being an artist herself.
She is a proud member of the Studio Art group New Garden Art Association (NGAA) in Pennsylvania.
On invitation she is an art instructor @ the University of Delaware, Wilmington (Academy of Life Long Learning) where she enjoys teaching Abstracts and Collage/Paintings.
Olga’s art can be found in numerous private and corporate collections across the United States and Europe.
Olga always welcomes new commission work.
ARS GRATIA ARTIST
Art for Art’s sake
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