Work by Patricia Olson

Patricia Olson ’98, MFA, is showcasing paintings, prints and other artwork in A Body of Work at the Catherine G. Murphy Gallery.

In this retrospective exhibition, Olson highlights her interest in the figure as a conveyor of meaning and reflects on the allegorical imagery present.

“I’ve investigated myths of all kinds: the beauty myth, Jungian interpretations, ancient Roman and Biblical stories, fairy tales and Western culture’s art historical myths. I see myself in dialogue with art history to portray women especially as powerful and significant. ..."

A Body of Work
On view until May 26
Artist Talk: Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m.
Catherine G. Murphy Gallery at St. Catherine University

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