Oliver Harwood - Vancouver, Canada
Oliver Harwood grew up in New Brunswick, and currently resides in Vancouver. He graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1996 and apprenticed in the marble studios of Italy. He also received a BA from the University of New Brunswick, with a focus on History.
He is an active teacher in the art of stone sculpting and has recently established a program designed to teach elementary school children stone carving. Oliver has won over 15 awards and has taken part in various exhibitions.
His personal artwork is a blend of stories and metaphors, drawing on his UNB studies in ancient history and contemporary inspiration from urban and nature environments.
Oliver also runs an established carving studio and sculpture gallery called StudioStone in Vancouver, B.C.