Paul Olson, Sculptor
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Paul spent his early years in Colombia, South America, where his first impressions of movement, art and form were developed.

He has a B.A. degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and  M.A. degrees from the University of Oregon and Florida State University and was a college English teacher and a Medical Librarian before becoming  a sculptor.

Paul studied sculpture at Chicago's School of the Art Institute and at the Contemporary Art Workshop, but much of his skill is self-taught.

Paul's sculptures are found in collections throughout the United States and in England, Germany and Canada.

His works are included in the collections of  Hennepin County Humane Society, Express Scripts, Wells Fargo Bank, and Ridgeview Medical Center.

He has received a number of awards, including "Festival Favorite" winner at the 2016 Stone Arch Bridge Festival,
and "Best of Show" at the 2017 Society of Minnesota Sculptors Show.

Paul has been in numerous one and two-person shows.  Currently his works are on display at  Lanesboro Art Center, Lanesboro, Minnesota.
To see enlargements of sculptures, click on the photos.

Paul usually shows his sculptures at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival,
( Father's day weekend in June,
and the Loring Park Art Festival (,
the last weekend in July.