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Barbara Kay Olsen

 (1956 - 2013)
Barbara Kay Olsen was active/lived in California.  Barbara Olsen is known for sea grass basket sculptures, drawing, watercolor painting.

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Barbara Kay Olsen


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Obituary. ehextra.com (Eagle Herald Publishing) January 11, 2013

Barbara Kay Olsen went to heaven January 8th, 2013, Fort Bragg, Calif., after a courageous battle with Parkinson's disease.  Barbara was born September 22, 1956, Flint, Mich. to Mattie Violet Olsen and Theodore Robert Olsen.

Barbara was a gifted, talented and established artist throughout the northern coastal region of Calif. Independent, strong willed and a gentle soul, Barbara created beautiful sea grass basket sculptures, needlework, drawings, watercolor paintings and creative vintage paper postcards.  She was a sculptor of na├»ve-folk art.  Her talents can be found in galleries from New Mexico to California.  She loved wildflowers, music and the sounds of the ocean.  She loved playing her flute.


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About  Barbara Kay Olsen

Born:  1956 - Flint, Michigan
Died:   2013 - Fort Bragg, California
Known for:  sea grass basket sculptures, drawing, watercolor painting