Olga Grun FINE ART

Olga has been living and visiting many places in the United States as well as in Europe and many locations became subjects for her paintings.  She uses her own sketches and her own photographs of scenery that captured her attention and affected her mood.  She is bringing her travels and memories  into life through her paintings.

In her style is noticeable influence by  impressionists, reflecting the beauty and vibrant colors of nature,  variety of landscapes as well as capturing light and shade in the moment.  She is using colors and texture to exaggerate or restrain emotions that may be considered as expressionistic influence.
Most of her work is painted with oils on canvas, occasionally she will use acrylic or chalk, depending on how she intends to capture the atmosphere.

She considers herself self-taught in combination with private lessons from Masters in Prague, Czech Republic and attending many art classes in community colleges as well as workshops both in the Czech Republic and USA.  Olga is a clinical psychologist by trade, that have enriched her other role in her life as an artist.  Her skills as a psychologist has been strong influence in the atmosphere of her paintings, reflecting memories and wishes of many. As a retired psychologist, she has been spending her time painting new and favorite places  that would communicate  to others as well.

Currently, she is a member of the Oil Painters of America, America Women Artists,  and is represented by online galleries Laguna Beach Gallery, and Saatchi Art Gallery.

She moved recently back to California and became a member of Oceanside Museum and Art Association, San Clemente Art Association, Art Association Laguna Woods, Saddleback Art League.

She exhibited her work in associated galleries, won several prices and was part of Newport Beach Art Exhibition, and was selected for group exhibition in Laguna Beach Art Gallery.