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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. 

In July, I take my time to experience the summer world from my home in Minnesota. ​

Swimming is a major (pre)occupation, and "Row Vs. Wade" is simply a choice whether to canoe or water walk.  All joking aside, the stakes are high.  All hands on deck.  I'm a Democrat.  I'm paying attention.  My art will continue to reflect my political leanings. Writing postcards to swing states has a 1% return rate, better than canvassing door to door (which is also a worthwhile activity in the fall).  

Here's to the power within each of us to seek change and to work for peace, and reason, and justice.

Be brave and pay attention!

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i'm here

  speaker and writer / illustrator / montessori teacher

what i'm working on

These projects are on the back burner until summer: 

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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