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Meg Olsen

Brooklyn, NY 

Instagram @megg.Olsen


Master of Fine Art, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn NY, expected spring 2024

Master of Art Education, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Pueblo CO, 2022

Teacher Certification, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Pueblo CO, 2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN 1997



Passaic County Community College 2023 – present

Adjunct faculty currently teaching Art Appreciation, Two-Dimensional Design

Colorado State University Pueblo 2020-present

Extended Studies: Adjunct faculty currently teaching print based and online courses Painting/Drawing Art Appreciation, curriculum development. Field experience for Professor Caroline Peters presenting lessons to BA, BFA undergraduate students.

K-8 Art at Mountain View Core Knowledge School 2016-2022

Core Knowledge Curriculum, arts integration; Student art opportunities: 2016 CASB Student Art Exhibit, Co. Springs; 2017 Dino Daze Sculpture project, Canon City; 2016-2019 First Friday participation, Canon City; Annual District Show at the Fremont Center for the Arts, Canon City; 2019 4th St. Underpass Mural Project, Canon City.

Professional Teaching Artist

The Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN 2009-2013, Young Audiences/Arts for Learning, 2004-2013, ArtMix (formerly VSA Indiana), 2003-2013, Children’s Museum of Indianapolis 1997, 1998, 2004

Workshops, Residencies, Drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, murals, mosaics, photography, video, flip books. Produced grant application videos for VSA Indiana. Curated: Through the Eyes of Children for the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.



​2023 - Brooklyn College MFA Show, Brooklyn, NY., Student Show

2021 - Colorado State University Pueblo, Pueblo, CO., Student and Alumni Group Exhibition, Pueblo Keyboard Arts Festival, Stop Motion Video accompaniment to piano piece, performed live

2020-21 - Colorado State University Pueblo, Pueblo, CO., Graduate Student Solo Show

2019 - Canon City, Colorado, 4th Street Viaduct Community Murals, Lead Artist

2018 - Mountain View Core Knowledge School, Canon City, CO., Mural Design and application, Fremont Center for the Arts, Canon City, CO., Fremont County Student and Faculty Show

2014 - Royal Gorge Cross Fit, Canon City, CO, Mural Design and application

2012 - Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN., Art Reach Instructor of the Year, Solo Show

2011 - Crank County Daredevils, Ashville NC., CD photography artwork, Jewish Community Center, Indianapolis, IN, VSA Artists Group Exhibit, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN Faculty Show

2010- Earth House Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN; Beauty on Mane Street, Solo Exhibit

2009- IUPUI Alumni Magazine, Summer 2009 The personal side of impact, p. 31-33, Big Car Gallery, Indianapolis, IN; Pin Up Series, Solo Exhibit, You Will Die, Indianapolis, IN; CD insert artwork

2007- Studio School, Indianapolis, IN; Wild Women II, Group Exhibit

​2006- Four Star Gallery, Indianapolis Artists Group Exhibit, Studio School and Gallery, Indianapolis, IN, Wild Women Group Exhibit

2005-2009 - PRN Pin-up Calendar, Indianapolis, IN photographer, editor; Punk Rock Night, Indianapolis, IN staff photographer, editor

2005 - Studio School and Gallery, Indianapolis, IN; Ancient Influence, Group Exhibit

2004 - Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, IN; VSA Artists, Group Exhibit

2003-2013 - Senor Assistant, Stahl Studios, Indianapolis, IN; Annual Pacer Wall Schedule mural, Indianapolis, Gallery Advertisements, Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN; Area Arena Apartments mural, Columbus, OH; Kilroy's Bar and Grill mural, Indianapolis, IN


2023 - Dorsky, Morris Memorial Art Award, Brooklyn College, NY

2019 - CSU Pueblo Graduate Education Scholarship Award, Pueblo CO

2012 - Art Reach Instructor of the Year, Indianapolis Art Center, IN

1996 - Matrix Award, Hoosier Photo Award

1995 - Cord Camera Photo Award, Hoosier Photo Award



2011 - Butler University, Indianapolis, IN: Advanced Education for Head Start Teachers

2006 - St. Mary’s: Indianapolis, IN – Early Childhood Development for

2005 - Institute for Artful Teaching, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN: Continuing Education for Teacher Certification



2021 - 150 Year Celebration of Canon City Public Mural Committee, Canon City, CO, Civility Council, Fremont Re-1 Schools, Canon City, CO

2019 - 4th Street Viaduct Community Mural Project Canon City, CO 

2014-2015 - The Giving Tree Preschool, art programing, mural design and application Canon City, CO

2006-2013 - Big Brothers Big Sisters, Indianapolis, IN



  • Curatorial 2-D and 3-D works of art.

  • Limited Working Proficiency Spanish

  • Communication skills: verbal, research, writing and editing; management, leadership, problem solving and public speaking. Teaching all ages with a variety of abilities.

  • Program development, curriculum development, classroom management, collaboration strategies.

  • Platforms: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5, MAC OS, MS 365, Blackboard, Zoom, Google Cloud Platform, Classtag, SeeSaw, Classroom DoJo

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