(1902 - 1987)
Olinka Hrdy was active/lived in Oklahoma, California. Olinka Hrdy is known for geometric abstract painting, murals, decorative art.
Biography Olinka Hrdy
• By Holly Wall •
One of Oklahoma's great mysteries, either unknown to or ignored by most of its populace, is what became of a collection of nine murals created for Patti Adams Shriner's Riverside Music Studio in Tulsa.
The designer of those murals, Olinka Hrdy, is another mystery altogether.
Famed architect Bruce Goff designed the Riverside Studio, which was built in 1929 atop a hill on Riverside Drive near Houston Avenue, facing the Arkansas River. The two-story white stucco structure, which houses the Tulsa Spotlight Theatre—presenter of the 58-year-old melodramas The Drunkard and The Olio, as well as various children's plays—is one of the city's favorite architectural gems, the one we poi