Nancy Olivier moved to NYC in 1977 to pursue a career as an abstract painter. Her work has been shown at The Painting Center, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Robert Pardo, Kim Foster, White Columns, PS 122, Marymount Manhattan, and 55 Mercer. She has received grants from the Gottlieb. Foundation, NYFA, ArtistsSpace, and fellowships at Manhattan Graphics Center, Yaddo, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and Altos De Chavon. Her work is represented in both Public and Private collections. She lives and works in Long Island City.