OLGA OTTENHEIJM

Contemporary artist and graphic designer

olga@o-o.art

Exhibition in Leiden

My first exhibition in 2022 opened in Leiden at Vintage Department Store, a unique space that supports artists and gives them the opportunity to exhibit on one of the main streets of the city. The project “Do not look back” consists of a painting and a series of objects that capture the penetration of new images of the media environment and pop culture into the classical picture of the world. Special thanks for the support Frank Borst, the fantastic team, and the store owners!

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A series of paintings “The Hunter. The Night Watch” dedicated to the diverse nature of the Netherlands and the harmony contained in it. Acrylic on canvas, 75×115 cm, 2020-2021

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The painting “In the mood of love” acrylic on canvas, 70×100 cm, 2021.

“The still life with a secret” is a series of paintings dedicated to the influence of the media world on the perception of reality.

A cartoon character bursts into a classic still life, made in the manner of Dutch painting. The size of the painting 100×130 cm, 2021.

“Rubens and Simpson”, the size of the painting 60×80 cm, 2021.

“The Impossible is possible”, 60×100 cm, acrylic on canvas, 2020.




Collaboration with VOGU




Art project “Sonia Delaunay je t’aime”



Art project “Sonia Delaunay je t’aime” was first presented in Paris in 2018. The exhibition of Ukrainian art and design was organized by Olga Ottenheijm as a curator at the Center for Culture and Information of the Embassy of Ukraine in Paris, is dedicated to the work of the exceptional Sonia Delaunay.

Art direction and accessorize Olga Ottenheijm, photo by Valeriia Buchuk, Maksym Bilousov, models Lilia Petrenko, Elena Kazachkova, Uliana Bychenkova.

Series of drawings “Summer time”


 The artist book “Identification“ 


The book tells the story of an artist who lived in a closed city.

He wanted to run away from there and every night dug a tunnel.

In the process, he gets a lot of luminous clay and makes sculptures of orange rabbits,which became part of his new exhibition. The largest sculpture he made was 2 meters high.

The project was presented at the exhibition“Visual energy“

IM Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin, Germany (catalog), 2006.


 Art residence in Normandy


Participation in an art residence in Normandy, during the month of 2021

a series of paintings was created inspired by the landscapes

and nature of France as well as images of modern visual culture.



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Olga Ottenheijm was born in 1984, Kharkiv, Ukraine.

She graduated from Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts as a graphic designer. After graduation, she taught graphic design for two years at KSADA. Worked for five years in Saatchi & Saatchi UA advertising agency.


Since 2021 lived and works in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Participation in more than 100 exhibitions and festivals in Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy, France, Mexico, Poland, Slovenia, USA, Russia and Ukraine. 

Solo exhibitions Kharkiv, Berlin, Kyiv, The Hague.

Participant of Paris Design Week 2019.

The paintings are in private collections in the Netherlands, France, Poland, Ukraine. Publication of works in the VOGUE magazine (2016, 2020, 2021). Participation in an art residency in Normandy, France, 2021.




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olga@o-o.art

Leiden, NL