Olivia Browne (b 1972) is an artist and teacher based in Wivenhoe, Essex UK

selected group and solo exhibitions

2019  CAS at Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend 7 Sept - 6 Nov 

2019   Coupee Collective World Collage Atlas project @Verbeke Foundation Belgium, May 2019 

2019   Lost in Wonderland/Tales from the Greenwood, The Minories Gallery, Colchester, 8-25 March 

2018   Colchester Art Society Winter Exhibition, The Minories Gallery, Colchester 

2018    In(visible) Espacio Gallery London

2018    Sylvan, Off The Rails Wivenhoe (solo)

2018    Nasty Women Liverpool at Constellations Baltic Triangle, Liverpool

2017    Disponere 5thBase Gallery Brick Lane London

2017    Small World PS Mirabel Gallery Manifest Arts Festival Manchester

2017    Seen in Wivenhoe, The Sentinel Gallery Wivenhoe

2016    Collagism: A Survey Of Contemporary Collage The Art Space Museum Strathroy-Caradoc Ontario Canada in collaboration with Kolaj Magazine

2016    Celebrate Landscape Art Exchange University of Essex

2016    A Collection of 7 Artists The Sentinel Gallery Wivenhoe, Essex

2015    Grubbing: A night of collage, foraged food and crate dug music at The Waiting Room Colchester (solo)

2015    The Sentinel Gallery Opening Exhibition, Wivenhoe, Essex

2015    Firstsite Open Colchester, Essex

2013    Forest at OTS Gallery Wivenhoe Bookshop (solo) 

2012    The Open Road Stoke by Nayland Suffolk (solo)


2019    cut me up magazine #3, July 2019

2019    DEFACED zine #2 A World Collage Day Special May 2019

2018    DEFACED zine #1 

2018    Contemporary Visual Art Zine CVA Zine #9 

2002    Craft Art in South Africa, Elbé Coetsee (p177-178)

1997    Trendy Township Trash The Big Issue South Africa, Issue 1 

projects/curation/product design 

2017    POSTKARTE Art in the Shed, Wivenhoe Bookshop an international exhibition of postcard-sized art co-curated with Sylwia Kramarz

98-99   Greatmore Studios, Cape Town, SA. Studios administrator – studio project launched as part of Triangle Network an international network of artist studios; Gasworks London, The Bag Factory Johannesburg

1998    Thupelo regional workshop co-ordinator, The South African National Gallery (Iziko) Cape Town 

97-98   Signs of Life Signs of Hope Wola Nani Cape Town. Curated an AIDS awareness project featuring the collaborative works of HIV+ South Africans and local artists. Workshops in Khayelitsha, Nyanga, Pollsmoor Prison and Baragwanath Hospital Soweto

1997    Ndebele AIDS Awareness Mural with Betty Mathibela at The Pan African Market Cape Town

95-98   Wola Nani Cape Town. Product design and skills training. Launched the ‘Label’ range of papier-mâché bowls as featured in Elle Decoration, House and Leisure, World of Interiors, The Guardian Weekend Supplement