Artist who obtained her art and design diploma from Braintree College, 1995–6; graduated with honours in fine art, printmaking and photomedia, from Central St Martins College of Art & Design, 1996–9; with a master’s degree in fine art, printmaking, from Royal College of Art, 1999–01. She won the Now Vision Cannon Photography Prize, 1999; Residency, Takumi Studio, Gifu, Japan, 2000; and Alf Dunn Prize, and Printmaking Today Prize, both 2001. Group shows included 22 Printmakers, Standpoint Gallery, 1998; Now Vision, Victoria & Albert Museum, 1999; Summer 2001, Beaux Arts, 2001; and Print and Sculpture Interim, Royal College of Art, 2002. Oliver had a first solo show, Intimate Distances, at Beaux Arts in 2003. She initially caught public attention with an installation entitled I know you inside out.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)