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nanci olesen

drawing on experience

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i'm doing my

home work...

… and I want to share it with you.


I draw what I think and see. 

It's October, and we look ahead to the harvest of the moon and the corn on the doors, signaling our future dreams.   In the experiment of democracy we are upside down in our choices. What will become of us?

Perhaps we can drink the moon and eat the sun. 

Be brave and pay attention.


I believe in hope.  Especially now.  





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i'm here

  speaker and writer / illustrator / montessori teacher

what i'm working on

Here are my long term projects: 

I'm taming my thoughts into 8 paneled zines, finding voice and music in some translations by Rilke,  sending my children’s book ideas into the world, and keeping a writing practice.  Click on each title below to find out more.

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