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Nancy Andruk Olson


BORN Los Angeles, California


LIVES AND WORKS     Bountiful, Utah


EDUCATION ​Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

​Bachelor's of Fine Arts, Painting, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah



2023 Writ and Vision, Lover Lay Down, Provo, UT

2021 Because I Am Still in Love With You, SLCC, Salt Lake City, UT

​2020 Artist in Residence Solo Show, BDAC, Bountiful, UT



Statewide Annual Competition, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful UT 

Certain Women,  JKR Gallery, Provo UT 

Portrait of An Artist, Writ & Vision, Provo UT

 LOVE, JKR Gallery, Provo UT

 TRANSFERENCE, Ogden Contemporary Arts, Ogden UT


LOVE, JKR Gallery, Provo UT

​ 2022

WOW Sears Art Museum, St George UT

 LOVE, JKR Gallery, Provo UT


Rouge: Utah Women’s Voices, Sears Art Museum, St. George UT

 Certain Women,Anthony's Fine Art: Salt Lake City UT

 LOVE, JKR Gallery,   Provo UT

 Wildfires in Utah,Bountiful Davis Art Center Bountiful UT


Salt City, Urban Arts Gallery, Salt Lake City UT

 Rouge: Utah Women’s Voices, Bountiful Davis Art Center:, Curator, Bountiful UT

 Juried Women’s Show AAUW: West Valley Utah


A Very Big Tiny Art Show, Southern Utah Museum of Art Cedar City UT

 Annual Statewide Competition, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful UT

 Art of Water III Juried Exhibition, James May Gallery,  Algoma WI

Spring Fine Art and Faith Exhibit, Alliance of Covenant Artists, Salt Lake City UT 


Plein Air Competition 2nd Place Winner, Bountiful Davis Art Center  Bountiful UT

 Unusual Views Sturt Haaga Gallery,  Los Angeles CA

​ 2018   

Effets De Neige: Contemporary Winter Paintings, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful UT

 Spiritual and Religious Show, Springville Museum of Art,  Springville UT

 Plein Air, Honorable Mention. BOuntiful Davis Art Center,  Bountiful UT

 SMOFA Spring Salon Merit Award Winner April Springville UT

 Handed Down and Altered, Center For LDS Arts, New York NY

18th Biennial Juried Utah Women Artists Exhibition, AAUW,West Valley UT

300 Plates  Art Access Gallery,Salt Lake City UT

 Spring Fine Art and Faith Exhibit  Alliance of Covenant Artists,Salt Lake City UT

Love, Etc, Impasto Art Gallery,Longmont CO


Petite Impressions, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden UT

 Mt. Olympus Invitational Exhibit, Bountiful Davis Art Center Bountiful UT

 Plein Air Competition 2017 1st place Winner, Bountiful Davis Art Center,  Bountiful UT

  Bloom II, Sturt Haaga Gallery, Los Angeles CA


Plein Air Competition 2nd place winner, BOuntiful Davis Art Center, Bountiful UT


Tin Group Invitational, Rio Gallery  Salt Lake City UT


​  2022               St. George Arts Council Choice, Purchase Award, and Honorable Mention 

  2021                AAUW Ruth E Turner Merit Award Winner

  2019                BDAC Statewide Competition Honorable Mention            

  2019-2020     “Test Site” Artist in Residency at Bountiful Davis Art Center

  2019                BDAC Plein Air Competition 2nd Place

  2018                SMOFA Spring Salon Merit Award

  2017                BDAC Plein Art Competition 1st Place


Margaret Weber Small Works Collection, Salt Lake City UT

St. George Museum of Art, St George UT

Dan Chambers Collection, Centerville UT

Skip Doty Collection, Palisade CO


2023      Fry, Victoria J. “Nancy Andruk Olson,”  New Visionary Magazine, Issue #6, April 22 

2023      Aurora, Charuka. “Nancy Andruk Olson,”  Arts to Hearts Magazine, Issue #2, March 22

2022      Swanson, Vern, Poulton,Donna, Jones Swanson, Angela and Christensen, Micah

               “Nancy Andruk Olson,” Dictionary of Utah Fine Artists,  page 15

2022      Plein Air Magazine,  Volume 12,  Issue 5,  October- November page, page 23

2021      Karl, Alexandra, Wildfires in Utah Art, Homes and Land Exhibition. Exh. Cat.

 January 8 - February 20

2021      “The Art Edit,” House And Garden UK, March, page 168

2021 Andruk Olson, Nancy. “Letter: Destroying Minerva Teichert's work tells LDS female artists 

their work doesn't matter,” Salt Lake Tribune, April 11 

2021 Andruk Olson, Nancy. Nancy Andruk Olson's John McAllister Crush,” 15 bytes, February 13

2020     Artemis Journal, Volume XXVII, page 50

2020 Hoffman, Linda. “Nancy Andruk Olson and Her Artwork,” Segullah, September 26

2020 Jacobs, Becky. “See art by Utah women as exhibits mark the anniversary of the 19th 

Amendment,”  Salt Lake Tribune, August 8

2020 Karl, Alexandra. “Nancy Andruk Olson's Teeming Mural at BDAC is Ignited by Nostalgia and   

Longing,” 15 bytes,  June 19

2018   Springville Museum of Art 94th Annual Spring Salon. Exh. Cat., page 88

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