Olivia Hicks


Olivia Hicks (b1971, Kent, UK) is a London based visual artist, lecturer in Fine Art, art educator and curator of the Rented by the hour art exhibitions. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in Fine Art Printmaking in 2010 she has appeared in numerous exhibitions including The Derwent Art Prize, The Trinity Buoy Wharf drawing Prize, The Mann group drawing show, The Cob gallery and The RWA where she won The institute of Directors prize. She has also lectured at The Ruskin School of Art and The Croydon School of Art. Her practice and research is focused on the relationships between drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and print and often draws from architectural theory and the natural world to explore the permeabilities between the body, complex emotional states and architectural and transient spaces