Kerrie Oliver was born in New South Wales and currently resides in Brisbane, Queensland. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the College of Fine Arts UNSW. Oliver has exhibited widely in Australia and internationally in London, Canada and Korea. Her work has explored the discipline of printmaking and has expanded into drawing and painting. Oliver has been successful as a finalist in various prizes, including St Kevin’s Omnia Art Prize (2023), Michael Reid National Emerging Art Prize (2022), and was the 2018 Winner of ‘Works On Paper’ Award Small Works Art Prize at Brunswick Street Gallery.
Oliver is interested in depicting the variance of states of mind, seven years living on a vast plain in Saskatchewan, Canada has brought into focus a perception of the fundamental nature of contemplation and its depiction.