Olivia Pendergast attended art school for five years at Columbus College of Art and Design (USA) and began painting professionally a year after graduation. Her studies took her to Scottsdale Art School in 2002. She prefers painting figuratives and also enjoys landscapes.
She is currently represented by One Off Contemporary Art Gallery in Nairobi where her work was featured in three different exhibitions in 2017 and also Showcase Fine Art Gallery in Dubai. It has also appeared in exhibitions in Ethiopia and Malawi as well as many cities in the United States.
Her paintings are in the permanent collections of H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kenya as well as those of Art Access Gallery, Salt Lake County, Juniper Sky Gallery and Park City Mountain Resort.
Olivia relocated from the Seattle, Washington area to Kenya in 2016.
Preview of Works
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2017 - "Kenyan Atmosphere" - Solo Show - One Off Contemporary Art Gallery, Nairobi
2016 - "Home” - Hardware Gallery - Solo - Vashon, WA
2015 - "Portraits of the Middle Way" - Solo Show - Showcase Gallery - Dubai
2011 - “Forgetting Haiti” - Solo Show - Blue Heron Gallery - WA
2010 - Utah Museum of Fine Art - Gala Invitational Group Show - SLC, UT
2010 - "Our Father’s Kitchen" - Solo Show - Art Access Gallery - SLC, UT
2009 - Thomas Gilcrease Museum Invitational - Tulsa, OK
2009 - Turchin Fine Art Center – Appalachian State University – Solo Show - Boone, NC
2008 - Phoenix Gallery – “View of Malawi” – Solo Show - Park City, UT
2007 - Phoenix Gallery – “Lyrical Nature” – Utah Symphony Featured Artist Show - Park City, UT
2006 - “Terrain” – Landscape Show - Patrick Moore Gallery - Salt Lake City, UT
2006 - Springville Art Museum – Spring Salon Group Show – Springville, UT
Business Daily - 01-02-2019 - Painting Ordinary People with Extraordinary Glows
Olivia Pendergast is exclusively represented in East Africa by One Off