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Columbia College Chicago
Michael Olszewski

Michael Olszewski

Michael Olszewski

Professor

Email: molszewski@colum.edu

Olszewski received his B.F.A. in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland and his Masters in Fine Arts in Fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.  He has received fellowships from the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ireland, The Polish Consulate in Warsaw, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Pew Charitable Trust.  His fiber constructions and paintings have been exhibited internationally and can be found in major collections including the Art Institute of Chicago, Philadelphia Museum of Art, the National Museum of American Art and The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.