Olga Brindar is a Russian-born, Pittsburgh-bred artist. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with her BFA in Drawing and Painting, and works in pencil, charcoal, ink, acrylic, and marker. She also writes prose and creates performance art. She has almost fifteen years of teaching experience in group and individual settings, with students of all ages and experience levels. She lives in Observatory Hill with her partner, toddler, and two dogs.