(Mary) Leona Olausen - Professional Artist



(Mary) Leona Olausen Metis artist, born in Flin Flon Manitoba; the third child of a family of 12. In her early childhood she moved to Dunmore, Alberta. Her favorite childhood memory is lying out in the prairie fields on a warm summer day creating images in the clouds as they floated across the sky.  Leona settled in Edmonton in her teens, married with children she moved to Chipman, Alberta, finally making Edmonton her permanent home.

Leona graduated from the University of Alberta Fine Arts Program in 2008. Edmonton.  She is a member of Visual Arts Alberta/CARFAC , and a Juried member of The Edmonton Art Club. As a practicing mix media Artist on  a journey of discovery of color, shape and line, with the intention of invoking a response from the viewer. Ventures in the Art Process include photography (Digital Manipulation), mixed media. 

 Leona Olausen CV