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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. 

May: be.  Springing into May.

I am working on 3 commissioned drawings for a new cafe in my neighborhood.   The first one is finished and hung!

At school we are galloping toward our research presentations and graduation.


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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