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Oak Hill's Artist in Residence: Tim Olyphant


Oak Hill Middle School students were treated to another year of having a wonderful guest artist in residence for the past two weeks! Tim Olyphant, known better as Mr. Ollie, spent the past two weeks working with our students to showcase their creative talents while focusing them on academic topics like biology and the human body.

Mr. Ollie was born in Nashville, TN in 1961. He took his first art class in the fifth grade and found he had a knack for drawing. After that, he and his parents moved to Lewisburg, TN where he had no art in schools from 6th grade to the 12th grade, so he was mostly self taught. After attending a small art school in Franklin, TN he then began in 1983 freelancing his cartoons and illustrations to newspapers, ad agencies,and magazines in Nashville and throughout Tennessee. Since then his work has appeared in state, regional, and nat