Paul Olson, Sculptor
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Paul spent his early years in Colombia, South America, where his first impressions of movement, art and form were developed.

He has a B.A. degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and  M.A. degrees from the University of Oregon and Florida State University and was a college English teacher and a Medical Librarian before becoming  a sculptor.

Paul studied sculpture at Chicago's School of the Art Institute and at the Contemporary Art Workshop, but much of his skill is self-taught.

Paul's sculptures are found in collections throughout the United States and in England, Germany and Canada.

His works are included in the collections of  Hennepin County Humane Society, Express Scripts, Wells Fargo Bank, and Ridgeview Medical Center.

He has received a number of awards, including "Best of Show" at the Edina Art Fair and "Honorable Mention" at the Uptown Art Fair, and he was a "Festival Favorite" winner at the 2016 Stone Arch Bridge Festival.

Paul has been in numerous one and two-person shows.  Currently his works are on display at  Lanesboro Art Center, Lanesboro, Minnesota,  and Abstract Earth Gallery in Columbus Ohio.
To see enlargements of sculptures, click on the photos.

Upcoming events:
60 Artists on 50th Fine Art Show, April 1, 2017
Burroughs School,
1601  50th St. S., Minneapolis, MN

Stone Arch Bridge Festival
June 17-18, 2017, Minneapolis, MN

Loring Park Art Festival, July 29-30, 2017
Minneapolis, MN