Her current work is inspired by her travels to Turkey and her sensitivity toward the spirit of place therein.
"I continually found myself mesmerised by the abundant ornamentation established in Middle Eastern tradition.
I am as much inspired by the bountiful features and outstanding craftsmanship, as I am humbled by the faithful dedication to craft."
Olenka aspires to share the enchanting formations of emblem, arabesque and sacred geometry that she has experienced throughout her travels.
Cultural awareness is the essence of her practice as she is exploring ideas that interest her intellectually and spiritually.
After studying at the College of Fine Arts NSW, she began her studio practice in 2011.