Olivia Berglund is a visual artist from Denver, Colorado. She earned a BA in Studio Art with a minor in French at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon, and was a member of the university’s Honors program. She is passionate about the storytelling power of art, and strives to use her work to represent unique narratives from around the globe. In addition to both film and digital photography, Berglund has experience in a variety of media, such as drawing, painting, textiles, printmaking, and ceramics. Over the last several years, she has been presented with opportunities to travel abroad for both educational and immersive purposes, which has greatly informed her work. Inspiration for her work includes photographers Alice Aedy, Jack Harries, Danielle da Silva, and Steve McCurry, as well as illustrators Rachel Ignotofsky and Claire Keane.
Locations of photographic investigation have included Nepal, Israel, and France, among other countries, as well as at home in both Colorado and Oregon. Her work explores the stories of the people encountered and the experiences had in these places, which has turned her interests in photography towards a documentary style.