My name is Tyra Willoughby Oliver. I have had a lifelong love art and drawing. I am a 2011 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelors in Fine Art and concentration in Design. I enjoy drawing, gardening and making vintage clothing items. I currently live in North Carolina with my husband and dog.
While there are many disciplines within art that I am drawn to, my body of work consists of a representational style. I enjoy concentrating on either capturing the unique character of existing people through portraiture or creating characters and placing them in other-wordly spaces. This allows me to indulge in costume design, create interesting compositions and explore work that touches on my core values.
In addition to this site, I do also manage Jauntycatgraphics.com with my sister and our work is posted on Instagram @jauntycatart