Iviva Olenick

Iviva faces away from you wearing her artwork like a cape
embroidery of people in different windows of a large apartment building


Iviva Olenick is a Brooklyn-based artist developing textiles from seed to fiber and dye and textiles as texts. Her work has been exhibited all over the United States, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Museum of Design Atlanta; the Hunterdon Museum, NJ; Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, NYC; the Center for Book Arts, NYC; the Old Stone House, Brooklyn; Wyckoff House Museum, Brooklyn. Iviva is a faculty member of SVA’s MFA Art Practice program where she teaches Fibers. In addition, she gives artist talks and designs intensive textile-based workshops for museums and universities.


  • Artist Books
  • Teaching
  • Papermaking Design
  • Drawing, Fibers
  • Interdisciplinary/Hybrid
  • Performance Art
  • Social practice

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