My Story

How I Got Here

I am a Pittsburgh native & moved to Central Pennsylvania in 1997 after touring Penn State University and being accepted into its Visual Arts program. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in visual arts in 2001, with a focus on painting and drawing. but my connection to art began long before college...

Marianne Olivo
Marianne Olivo

Picture of the artist holding her brushes

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Painting healing energy and natural movement
Painting healing energy and natural movement

Acrylic painting of flowing lines and healing earth tone color

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The Art Tools & Supplies
The Art Tools & Supplies

Paints, paintbrushes and palette knives

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Cathedral trees
Cathedral trees

Painting of trees forming a cathedral

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Ocean sand and surf
Ocean sand and surf

Painting of ocean waves against the sand

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Drawing in studio
Drawing in studio

Studio table with oil pastels, colored pencils and watercolors

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My Vision

I create to listen closely, to be vulnerable, to be alive. I create to share beauty and emotion with the world. I create to connect with my intuition. I realize that life speaks the loudest in quiet creative moments of connections. I offer you my images with peaceful intentions and a grateful heart, trusting that they will bring you moments of joy in your own home.

I am grateful to all those who support artists by attending shows, sharing our information on social media and purchasing all types of goods from small businesses.  I love interacting with others and seeing people really connect emotionally to my work.
 

Chele's Blue Moon
Chele's Blue Moon

Acrylic Painting of the blue moon

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Birth of a Star #2
Birth of a Star #2

Painting of the middle of star formation from Hubble pics

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Birth of a Star #4
Birth of a Star #4

Painting of the late stage of star formation from Hubble pics

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Mother Earth
Mother Earth

Colored pencil of rising feminine energy from the landscape

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Seeds of Change
Seeds of Change

Seed stalk at the seasons change above river rocks painted in blues

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Tree Of Your Life
Tree Of Your Life

Acrylic painting of a tree filled with energy rising from the Earth

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Cathedral of Trees
Cathedral of Trees

Acrylic Painting of trees forming the shape of a cathedral outdoors

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Karmic Resolution
Karmic Resolution

Acrylic Painting of boldly colored lines and shapes with balanced swirls and lots of movement

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My Aha Moment
My Aha Moment

Acrylic Painting in a range of colors and a volcano shape form surrounded by swirling lines

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"I believe EVERYONE can become comfortable with their own creativity..."

Schedule a private lesson or a group coloring session, every skill level is welcome...we are filling in lines and playing with color.