Born and raised in San Francisco, Olivia’s educational journey took her from a French-immersion school in SF to a Catholic school education in San Rafael during 2000. She continued her schooling at Sun Valley and San Domenico Middle School before graduating from Marin Catholic. Her active involvement in the art department and volleyball team shaped her high school years. Olivia began her college studies at UC Santa Cruz and later transferred to the University of Oregon, where her passion for art led her to explore various mediums such as textiles, woodwork, drawing, ceramics, metals and more. Graduating with a Ceramics specialization and a minor in Art History, Olivia also spent a year studying architecture and art history in Rome. Following her university journey, Olivia delved into the world of Interior Design & Architecture. With experience in showrooms, architectural firms, and as an independent designer, she maintained a connection to teaching and coaching throughout her 10-year professional exploration. Now, Olivia has found her true vocation in teaching. Her mission is to inspire students to unlock their creative potential and discover confidence in an ever-changing world. By fostering creativity, she aims to not only strengthen communities but also contribute to a better world.