Olivier Arsene Ganthier, known as OliGa, is a Haitian Pop artist and designer. His figurative work includes portraits, afro-pop characters, and motifs, inspired by his afro-Haitian culture, and tropical and urban life. Spreading Happiness, peace, love, and success. Most of his characters are his own creations while others are mixed versions of existing pop culture icons.
OliGa works are made from various mediums including Spraypaint, Digital art (painting), Acrylic paint, and Markers...
He started Art in his Dad studio at an early age, and later at the ENARTS in Haiti. to follow with workshops in Haiti and abroad. He Has collaborated and worked with companies including Lyft, Macmillan, Unilever (Culture Republick), and Impact 13 of JHarden .. Illustrator of the book "I want to RIde the Tap Tap", he painted an Art car for Mazda in Auto Expo Haiti. His work has been exhibited in galleries, and fairs, held in the permanent collection of the US Embassy in Haiti. He has made custom artworks for individual celebrities including Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin, Afro singer Mr. Eazi Tennis Player Naomi Osaka, and comedian Rachid Badouri. In social, he Has launched in Haiti #tireartchallenge, an art alternative to violent protest and tire burning. He has co-launched the first Haitian Street art and Graffiti Festival "Festi Graffiti", followed by Graffiti and stencil class at le Centre d'art. He has been part of a Street art residence in California and a Painted Mural in the Wynwood Art District. His work has been part of the Art auction with Paddle 8 and The Art Plug.
He continues his digital art, paintings, and Street art Murals while also collaborating commercially with brands and companies, predominantly on a limited edition of clothing, Custom art, and other products. He lives and works in Petionville, Haiti.
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