After graduating in Bristol Olivia returned to London working in TV before moving to Weymouth in 1996 to raise a family. Having achieved her dream of living by the sea and running a self-catering business, she picked up her brushes again and now works from the studio in her gardens overlooking Portland Harbour, where she produces still life, portraiture and landscapes. Now specialising in commissions for families reflecting their lives through nostalgic still life or landscapes.
Olivia is a director of Artwey, organising their exhibitions including biannual open studios event ‘OPEN FOR ART’ throughout South Dorset. With Carol Cruickshank she delivered the only local official Cultural Olympic Project ‘THE GIANT WALL’ during 2012.