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Olga Vatz, Canadian artist. Pastel Society of America scholar. Member Southwest Professional Artists, Palo Verde Arts and Crafts Guild (publicity chair since 1992), Pastel Society West Coast, Knickerbock Artists United States of America (associate).

Background

Vatz, Olga was born on April 21, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario. Daughter of John and Violet (Zaika) Watts.

Education

Student, Pennsylvania State University, 1971-1973;Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration, Philadelphia College Art, 1976.

Career

Portrait artist, Louis Artists Village, Atlantic City, 1974-1978;resident & commissioned portrait artist, Regency Art Gallery, Reese-Palley, Caesar's Hotel, Atlantic City, 1979-1980;illustrator, Chip Braymes & Associations, Atlantic City, 1979-1981;commissioned portrait artist, Cashman Photo Enterprises/Caesar's Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, 1983-1984;airbrush painter, Smithville (New Jersey) Woodcarving Factory, 1984-1986;independent artist oils, pastels & charcoal, Phoenix, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include 3d International Exbhns. Of the Women Artists of the West, Audubon Artists Incorporated 52d Annual Exbhn., Connecticut Pastel Society's Renaissance in Pastel 2d Annual Open Exhibition, Premiere Salon International Exhibition of 1994.

Membership

Member Southwest Professional Artists, Palo Verde Arts and Crafts Guild (publicity chair since 1992), Pastel Society West Coast, Knickerbock Artists United States of America (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, tennis, jogging.

Connections

Married David Lee Cramer, May 27, 1989.

father:
John Watts

mother:
Violet (Zaika) Watts

spouse:
David Lee Cramer