Richard J. Olsen

richard-olsenTitle: Artist, Educator
Company: Richard Olsen Fine Art, Tew Gallaries
Location: Athens, GA United States
Distinguished Member


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2016)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2016)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Marquis Who’s Who
    (2012-2016, 2001, 1999)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2016)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who in American Education, Marquis Who’s Who
  • Recipient, Merit Award Three Works 29th Exhibition Lyndon House Arts Center,
    Athens, GA (2004)
  • Recipient, Senior Faculty Grant, University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    (1996-1998, 1991-1993)
  • Recipient, Individual Artist Grant, Georgia Council Arts (1993-94)
  • Recipient, Purchase Award, 8th Annual Maine/Maritime International Flatworks Exhibition (1990)
  • Visual Arts Fellow, Southern Arts Foundation / National Endowment for the Arts (1988)
  • Recipient, Purple Heart Medal, United States Armed Forces (1963)


  • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin
  • Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking, University of Wisconsin

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