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About

Picture Credits: @graphaphandflo

Picture Credits: @graphaphandflo

 

I am an abstract painter.
I paint on canvasses.
I paint on wood.
I use acrylic.
I use paintbrushes. 
I use spatulas.
I use my emotions. 
I have something to say.

Oli is a visual artist who uses abstract painting, photgraphy and other medias to deliver his stance on social causes and to foster conversations about identity. Oli has begun his journey as an artist in 2003 where he started his degree in Fine Arts in Montreal. After completing his Masters Degree in Media Studies and Technology, Oli started working as an artographer, where he combines his occupations of artist, teacher and researcher.  Oli's area or research and of creation are inspired by graffiti art, street art, urban culture and contemporary artists from Les Automatistes (theory of automatism)  in Quebec such as Jean-Paul Riopelle, Fernand Leduc and Paul-Émile Borduas. Oli works as the artistic director of the House of Create|IV, where he publishes his visual work, artography books, education articles. The house of Create|IV also publishes the CreateIIVPAPER and the bi-annual CreateIIvMAGAZINE .