Mixed Media & Paintings

Aaron Olshan

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

The Ancient's First Writing © Aaron Olshan




Meditations For The Dream © Aaron Olshan




Lost Tribes © Aaron Olshan




Lost Sorrow © Aaron Olshan



Aaron Olshan American Born (New York) 1956 Raised in the Bronx, graduated from the High School Of Musiic & Art in 1974, completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts in 1977, and later went on to complete a Masters of Fine Art at Hunter College (CUNY) in 1988. Since the Age of five years old Mr. Olshan knew that he would lead the life of a fine Artist. Watching his father make a drawing at that age, he knew that this was what he would be doing for the rest of his life. The elder Olshan a serious artist in his own right has had a major influence on his son's pursuit of a career as an artist. Surrounded by all the high powered artists friends of his father during his early years helped to develop his skills and sensitivity to many art mediums (including painting, printmaking, sculpture and photography). He began classical art training at the age of twelve at the Art Students' League, which continued through graduate school and beyond.

His exploration various art mediums led Mr. Olshan into developing his own vision, which often included different mediums ia a single artwork. He considers the use of each art medium to be of equal value and is as needed towards the creation of his own personal visual language. Always an avid reader he has been interested in archeology and anthropology, subject matter that he incorporates into his work. He often states that if he were not an artist he would have become an archeologist or anthropologist. Mr. Olshan has been an independent artist for over thirty years and a fixture on the New York art scene since his early art school days. His study of classical technique can still be observed in his current work of today, though more abstract in nature. He has appeared with his father (cover photo) on The New York Times Sunday Arts & Leisure section, September 3, 2000. My role as an Artist is to develop a new visual language in Painting /Printmaking/Sculptu re and Photography my work is based on the complexity of empty and full space. I want to explore the association of detailed transparent glazed areas with layred surface development. It was an attempt to relate organic lush form in an organic environment. It is supposed to be both a found and tense form of the connection between nature and painting/multi-media... stylistically it is a contemporary painting based on my personal visual languge. Aaron Olshan Artist You can email me at Aaronartist@verizon.net


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