Artist Statements

Artist Statement - The Rail Quilt, April, 2007

Short Bio., February, 2006

Short Bio., February, 2003

Artist Statement, April, 2001

Artist Statement - Scanned Images , February, 2001

Articles and Interviews

Wendy Born Hollander Interview of Harold Olejarz, Art & Technology teacher. October 14, 2008. This interview was done by Wendy Born Hollander for a class at Montclair State University. The questions were written by Dr. Dorothy Heard

Vanitas Interview Podcast - This is a response to an email reqest for an interview by Kristen Ray from the University of Texas at Austin. She is writing an undergraduate thesis on the use of the vanitas genre and vanitas imagery by modern and contemporary artists. January 22, 2006 Click here to see an online exhibition of some of my Vanitas images.

When a Man and His Art Become One - The New York Times
For Harold Olejarz, an artist who literally puts himself into his work, it was just another afternoon on the job. A resident of this Bergen County community ...September 23, 1990 - By PATRICIA MALARCHER

Harold Olejarz - Life Imitates Art by Richard Martin - This essay was written by Richard Martin in 1989 as an introduction to a book of images and text on my performances as living sculpture. The book was never published. I plan to create a web version in the future.

40 Artists Explore the Meaning of Disguise in Hastings Show - The New York Times
Nevertheless, the mask form is as old as art itself and most of the 40 artists here rise to the occasion, especially Harold Olejarz, in his ''Cedar Man. ...December 31, 1989 - By VIVIEN RAYNOR

Reporter's Notebook; Traffic Is Heavy on the Art Auction Route - The New York Times
The man identified himself as Harold Olejarz, a sculptor and performance artist from Tenafly, N.J., and said he made a living driving a limousine. ...November 15, 1988 - By RITA REIF

Exhibitions (on sites other than mine)

Inside & Out Selections from the Geraldine R. Didge Foundation Visual Artist/Educator Fellows by Virginia Fabbri Butera, Ph.D., Director of the Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery

Amsterdamize - a website about cycling in Amsterdam "Cycling In Amsterdam” images by Harold Olejarz





The Olejarz Wiki - A Place to link up with others with the Olejarz last name.



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