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Teaching Artist Spotlight: Olga Hiva

Olga was born in the former Soviet Union, in St. Petersburg.  She received her BFA from Corcoran School of Art, and an MFA from Pratt Institute.  She began teaching visual art at Marquis Studios in 1991.

 Inspiration:  The old masters

Favorite dessert:  Very dark chocolate

Hero:   At the moment it is Paul Simon.

Most underrated art material:  Used linens

Favorite color:  Red

Personal best quality:  Diplomacy

Favorite painting:  “The Girl with the Pearl Earring” by Vermeer