About the Artist
Olivia Losee-Unger

I am a Bay Area based artist and muralist working under the name ORLUarts. (ORLU stands for my initials: Olivia Rose Losee-Unger!)

I have several years of professional experience creating vibrant and colorful murals of all shapes and sizes. I specialize in murals that celebrate community, honor the environment, and inspire happiness.

Get in touch!

orluarts@gmail.com

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Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: 2014-2018. Graduated magna cum laude 

Certificate in Painting, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Philadelphia: 2013-2017. 

Murals:

2022:

-Courageous Conscientious Changemakers, Live Oak School, San Francisco, CA. (Install date set for January 2022)

-Parisian Window, private residence, Oakland, CA (Install date set for February 2022)

-Mastiffs, Bell Tower, 1900 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA (Install date set for March 2022)

 

2021:

-Rhythm of the Boulevard, 1332 Del Paso Community Mural and Community Paint Day, Sacramento Community Murals Program, Sacramento, CA.

-Night and Day, Palo Alto Temporary Murals Program, Palo Alto, CA. 

-Humpback Whales, private residence, Oakland, CA. 

-Sphynx, Hayes Valley Art Works, San Francisco, CA

-145 Days Home, Mix Desert Maison, 3460 Lucerne Vista, Yucca Valley, CA. 

-The Garden at 1344 Fell Street, Artisanov Construction, 1344 Fell Street, San Francisco, CA. 
-PARADISE collaborative mural with AmandaLynn, NattyPaints, Lady Mags, and Carly Ealey. B & K Electrical Supply, 47 Duboce Avenue, San Francisco, CA.

2020:

-The Eco Mural Project 13: Leafy Sea Dragon, 927 s 46th Street, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

-I Am Because We Are, Faith Worship Center Daycare, 65 Penn Blvd., Landsdowne, PA. Hagopian Arts

-Hope Medallions (I designed and painted three of six: Adapt, Persevere, Empathy) Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and Arts & Crafts Holdings, 990 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

2019:

-Eco Mural Project 7: Nautili, Hagopian Arts, Choy Wong Kitchen, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

 

2018:

-Eco Mural Project 3: Arowana, Red Lotus Spa, Philadelphia PA. Hagopian Arts

Murals where I was lead assistant:

2020:

-Eco Mural Project 12: Luna Moth, The Cube at 30th Street Station, University City District, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

-Eco Mural Project 11 (Series of 9): Collaboration with John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum. Hagopian Arts

-Keep Going Mural, in partnership with Drive Out Suicide (Gabriel Nathan) and Spak Properties, Park Pizza, West Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

-Art at the Airport Exhibition, Terminal D, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

-Hope Medallions (Series of 6), Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and Arts & Crafts Holdings, 990 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

 

2019

-25th Anniversary Marathon Mural, Quaker MotorSport, Philadelphia, PA, through Hagopian Arts and Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

-Eco Mural Project 9: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly, Cedar Park Triangle, Cedar Park Neighbors, University City District, Philadelphia, PA

-Eco Mural Project 8: Chesapeake’s Bounty, Painted and designed by Katie Lillard and the 2019 Public Art Class of Wye River Upper School in partnership with Hagopian Arts and Kent County Arts Council, The Mainstay, Rock Hall, MD  

-Eco Mural Project 6: Honey Bee, Inner Rhythms, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

-Eco Mural Project 5: Wetlands, Davis Pharmacy in Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

-Mercantile Library Mural, 1021 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts, Brickstone Properties, and Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

 

2018

-Eco Mural Project 4: Amphibian, University City Housing in Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

-Archetype Solutions Group Interior Mural in Philadelphia PA. Hagopian Arts

-New Courtland Fellowship Mural and Painting Workshops 3, Center For the Emerging Visual Arts and NewCourtland in Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

-Brauhaus Schmitz, South Street in Philadelphia. Hagopian Arts

-Symbiosis, Eco Mural Project 2, Emlen School in Philadelphia PA. City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and Hagopian Arts

-Eco Mural Project 1: Kauai Coral Reef Life, One Stop Deli in Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

 

2017

-Neighborhood Bike Works Mural, Neighborhood Bike Works, Philadelphia, PA. Hagopian Arts

Publications:

-Blue Blocks Podcast #15, “What’s Happenin’?” Mention at 31:00, September 2021
-”City Selects 39 Artists and 10 Locations for Community Mural Program,” Sacramento City Express, June 2021
- “A new Herbie the Love Bug mural in West Philly has a driving purpose--suicide prevention--and QR codes”, Stephanie Farr at the Philadelphia Inquirer, 2020
- “Hope Medallions Debut in Spring Arts,” Spring Arts, 2020
- “Hope Medallions,” Mural Arts Philadelphia, 2020
- “Philadelphia Mural Dedicated to Philadelphia Marathon Weekend,” AACR Philadelphia Marathon Press Release by Jennifer Sherlock, 2019
- “New Mural Dedicated To Philadelphia Marathon Unveiled In Manayunk”, CBS3 Philadelphia, 2019
- “New Manayunk mural celebrates the Philadelphia Marathon, and offers motivation to runners,” Justin Udo, KYW Newsradio 1060AM , 2019
- “American Association for Cancer Research dedicates a mural on marathon course”, 6ABC Action News, 2019

Please contact for references.