Patricia Olson

Associate Professor

651-690-6642

plolson@stkate.edu

Master of Fine Arts, Visual Studies
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1998

Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art
Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, Distinction in art, 1973

St. Catherine University. (2015). Carondelet Scholar

Minnesota Women's Press. (2014). How to Be a Feminist Artist: Investigations from the Women's Art Institute, an exhibition curated by myself and Elizabeth Erickson for the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine's, was honored as a "Changemaker of 2014" for "extraordinary actions taken over the past year to create greater equality, justice and self-determination for women and girls." Award was given in the December 2014 issue of the Minnesota Women's Press.

St. Catherine University. (2014). Carondelet Scholar.

St. Catherine University. (2013). Carondelet Scholar.

Summer Scholars (2012).

Senior Designer and President, Cats Pajamas Inc., 1975–1999

Olson, P. & Erickson, E. (2014). "How to Be a Feminist Artist: Investigations from the Women’s Art Institute" – The Interviews, St. Paul, Minnesota, self-published

Olson, P. & Erickson, E. (2014). "How to Be a Feminist Artist: Investigations from the Women’s Art Institute." Book reading

Olson, P. (2013). "Artists' Gallery Talk. Our Visible World: Paintings and Drawings." Law Warschaw Gallery, Macalester College, St. Paul

Olson, P. (2012). "Intersections: Women, Leadership and the Power of Collaboration." Gallery talk at Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Olson, P. (2011). "Women's Visual Art Education: Past, Present, Future." St. Catherine University Chautauqua