Stillness in motion, 2003 - Locally reclaimed willow branches and wire

Olga Ziemska – Beautiful Sculptures

Olga Ziemska is a sculptor and public artist that lives and works in Cleveland. Her works are a beautiful merge of nature, philosophy, and science, bringing the awareness of some concepts as cellular formations or magnetism, that are invisible to the naked eye.

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Stillness in motion, 2003 - Locally reclaimed willow branches and wire

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Heartwood rabbit, 2011 - Wood, adhesive, enamel, fiberglass

Over the years, Olga has received numerous grants and awards, including a Fulbright Fellowship in 2002 and a Creative Workforce Fellowship in 2009, which is generously funded by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. In 2007, Ziemska was selected as a Wendy L. Moore Emerging Artist by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland.

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Chiromancy Point, 2007 - Mirror, glass, ink, photo transparency, glue

She has participated in several residencies nationally and abroad, including Centre of Polish Sculpture in Poland and I-Park in Connecticut. Her work is exhibited both nationally and internationally, with work reviewed in Sculpture magazine.

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Octavio, 2007 - Crystallized handmade chenille stem letters, monofilament. Visual depiction of the poem Sight and Touch (for Balthus) by Octavio Paz.

Olga is currently working on a large-scale outdoor sculpture for Columbus State Community College, which is slated for unveiling in the Fall of 2012.

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Bough, 2007 - Plaster-cast fingertips, magnets, iron filings. Connective line drawn on the tips of fingers using iron filings and the attracting -/+ repulsing energies of magnets.

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Spur, 2007 - Collected branches, stones, bones, plaster-cast fingers, glue, paint

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Akasha: A collection of accident and circumstance, 2007 - Glass, photographic images

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