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manager , art educator , freelance illustrator

Lynne Rae Olson, Freelance illustrator, art educator, manager. Certified teacher, Colorado, Wisconsin, Missouri, Florida. Recipient 1st Place in Fibers, Eagle County Art Show, Vail, Colorado, 1983; Mott Foundation fellow Colorado State University, 1980.


Olson, Lynne Rae was born on December 19, 1943 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Arne Hector and Ella (Karawatski) Olson.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1966; Master of Education, Colorado State University, 1981; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ringling School Art and Design, 1991.


Art teacher, Stevens Point (Wisconsin) Schools, 1966-1969; reading instructor, USDA Job Corps., Park Falls, Wisconsin, 1968; grade 2 teacher, Birch Tree (Missouri) Schools, 1969-1970; director, Colorado Mountain College Adult & Community Education, Eagle, Colorado, 1981-1984; physician representative, physician marketing manager, Lee memorial Hospital, Fort Myers, Florida, 1984-1989; community school coordinator, Collier County Schools, Naples, Florida, 1989-1990; teacher art, Collier County Board Education, since 1992; free lance illustrator, private practice, Denver, since 1992. Foster parent OUTREACH Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center, 1986-1988.


  • Certified teacher, Colorado, Wisconsin, Missouri, Florida.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in one-person show at Applewood Gallery, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 1980, Fiddlesticks Country Club, Fort Myers, Florida, 1999. Exhibited in juried group shows at Jerome Hotel, Aspen, Colorado, 1980, Rapid City (South Dakota) Gallery Fine Art, 1975, Women of the Roaring Fork, Aspen, 1979, Ringling School Art and Design, 1991, others. Editor State of Colorado Community and Adult Education Association, 1980-1991, Thomas Center Galleries, Gainesvilled, Florida, 2002.


Co-planner Custer (South Dakot) Lutheran Church, 1974. Volunteer co-planner City Swim program, Custer, South Dakot, 1973. Musician Every Day People, Custer, South Dakot, 1973-1974.

Founder Womens Support Group, Fort Myers, Florida, 1988. Member American Marketing Association, Academy for Health Svc. Marketing, Ringling School Art and Design Alumni Association Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Running, swimming, biking, golf, tennis.


Children: Scott Anton, Brett Christopher. Married Chester Harold Budz, December 26, 1984 (divorced 1986).

Arne Hector Olson

Ella (Karawatski) Olson

Chester Harold Budz

Brett Christopher Olson

Scott Anton Olson