I am a graduate of The Crawford College Of Art & Design, Cork (1985-1989) and have also attended the following classes and workshops:

  • Life Painting classes  with the Late Jo Allen (American Artist & Lecturer ) 1996-2002
  • Painting & Drawing workshops with Jane Skovgaard at Kinsale Further Education College Co.Cork 2002-2005.
  • Printmaking workshops at The Cork Printmakers 2005-2006
  • Ceramics workshops at Kinsale Pottery , Co Cork 2022/2023.
  • Drawing workshops with Katherin Boucher Beug at The Backwater Artists Studios , Cork,  2023
  • Member of Visual Artists Ireland
  • Member of Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork
  • Member of Working Artists Studio, Ballydehob , Co. Cork
  • Member of The Lavit Gallery, Wandesford Quay, Cork


2023 . Members Exhibition. Working Artists Studios , Ballydehob .December 2023
2023. Work included in group exhibition, “Preamble” August 2023 at Uillin , West Cork Arts Centre , Skibbereen
2023. Work included in Group Exhibition at Tracton Music & Arts Festival July 2023, Minane Bridge, Co.Cork
2023. Work selected for the Members Exhibition at The Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
2015. Solo Exhibition at The Pink Elephant Restaurant , Kilbrittain, Co Cork, Ireland.
2008. Solo Exhibition at The National Software Centre, Mahon, Cork, Ireland
2007. Group Exhibitions in various venues as part of Kinsale Arts Week. 
2006. 3 paintings selected for The Lavit Members Exhibition, Cork, Ireland
2004. Exhibition with Jane Skovgard, Painter & Rob Howe, Woodturner, at The Celtic Ross Hotel, Roscarbery, Co. Cork, Ireland
2002. Group Show at Lismore Atrs Centre, Co.Waterford, Ireland
2001. Group Show at Tig Fili, MacCurtain St., Cork, Ireland

  • “The Southern Star” 14th June 2008

    “The Southern Star” 14th June 2008

    The quality we see in these paintings is what we know to be in the painter herself,” said Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive director of the Josef and Anni Aleberg Foundation, Conneticut, USA when opening ‘Marks of Time’…

    Continue reading

Olivia with her friend Claire O’Riordan Murray at the Opening of the Members Exhibition in the Lavit Gallery, Cork City.
February 2023.

“Beach Wreck” Oil & Sand on Canvas 93cm x 93cm