Progressing our city through THE ARTS and CREATIVE IDEAS
Born in London, Ontario, Canada. Jackie Ohlsen grew up in rural Ontario.Later she moved to London and attended the 3 Year Fine Arts Program at Fanshawe College. She studied regular academic artistic courses, such as History, Painting and Design Theory,Photography, Woodworking Glass Blowing, and Artistic Metal Work. Jackie also had intensive practical hands on classes.
In addition to teaching, the instructors were well known contemporary artists such as Don Bonham of New York and Mick Durham of London. Her work was shown in the MacIntosh Gallery, London. Her recent works have been exhibited in galleries in Canada, France and Sweden and are displayed in private collections in New York, The Netherlands, Canada, Australia and Sweden.