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.…Continue
Added by Jackie Ohlsen on July 18, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
The word mural originates from the Latin word murus or "wall." Thus, mural art refers to any form of visual expression created on a wall. Mural art is a longstanding public art form that has expressed religious and political beliefs within societies.
A lot of what we learn about ancient civilizations in archaeology has to do with the murals of that culture.…