Master of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies

olivier is a research-based artist currently pursuing graduate studies in the Department of Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. They attended the Academy of Visual Arts at Hong Kong Baptist University with a concentration in studio arts and graduated with honors from Maine College of Art with a BFA in Painting and a minor in Art History.

They have lectured, performed, exhibited, and published works in artist-run spaces, galleries, and institutions in London, Hong Kong, New Hampshire, Maine, New York City, and Chicago. They have curated satirical art exhibitions with curators, held experimental residencies, and panels + workshops on critical ufology. olivier also has published critical essays and experimental writings on contemporary cryptozoology and ufology in relation to museology, anti-racist UFO research and critical theories.

Most recently, they are the recipient of the Clay Morrison Scholarship and the ​​New Artist Society Scholarship.