Edwin Olvera

World Renowned Artist
Artist Bio

Edwin Olvera, a proud Wisconsinite, has spread his wings far and wide. His skill and ability has been of worldwide note as he has performed and taught in locations across the globe. After attending UW-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts, Edwin joined the world renowned dance company, Pilobolus Dance Theatre, where he was an integral force in the choreographic & creation process over the course of eleven years. During this time, he was featured on countless television shows and commercial advertisements including Sesame Street, Born to Dance, and the NFL Channel. Edwin has collaborated with international artists Inbal Pinto , Basil Twist, Kent Wendeland has been featured in articles by both Dance and Dancer Magazine. In 2015 under the guidance of Olympic choreographers Gavin Robins and Leigh-Anne Vizer, Edwin was a dance captain for a team of 150 performers within the 44th national Dubai Day celebration. In 2016 he was a movement artist for Britney Spear & G-Easy at the MTV VMA's in Madison Square Garden. In December of 2017 Edwin was apart of a historical moment for Saudi Arabia, when he danced on stage with other fellow female dancers of Pilobolus for the 1st ever Western modern dance company to have both man & women sharing the stage together for an evening length production! In 2018 Edwin was apart of the creative team for the grand opening of Porsche Experience Shanghai
Artist Statement

"I don't draw & paint on canvases, I dance on them. I take what I know as a professional dancer & choreographer and apply those concepts into my work!" Taking on paintings, drawings, props, as well as clothing. My goal is to bring the viewers into a multi-faceted realm of mental entertainment!

Repetition, circular patterns, bright colors and time restrictions is what drives me to create awesome and creative artwork. My work is a reflection of life experiences as a world renowned artist! It covers topics such as life, death, fame, humor, sex, child like innocence, depression, shamanism and extremes. All of my artwork is done under calculated time constraints.

Time constraints may seem like a detriment to most artist, but not for me. I thrive under pressure and truly enjoy its effects on my artwork. Maybe, I'm still brainwashed from my eight year service in the military
Notable Collectors
Ameera Al-Taweel
Saudi Arabian Princess & Philanthropist
Robert Whitman
World Renown Celebrity Photographer
Bela Fleck
16-Time Grammy Winning Banjoist
ACTIVE MEMBER
2333 N Oakland Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: +1 414-324-0333
E-mail: edwinolvera@gmail.com
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