Ollie G. Gertzen


Ollie (they/them) is a Colorado native pursuing their BFA in Illustration. A lifelong artist whose passion began as a kid, they’re a vibrant and eclectic creative with experience in costuming, drawing, painting, and digital art. Their pursuit of self-expression and social justice has inspired them to always work towards a creative career.

Beginning a tattoo apprenticeship 2022 that exposed the darker sides of the industry, Ollie has decided to continue studying the art of New Traditional tattooing while striving to make the industry a safer place for women and the LGBTQ+ community. They are currently working towards more apprenticeships and establishing themselves as a professional in the Denver tattoo scene.

Besides creating, Ollie also likes cosplay, fashion, and is a budding entrepreneur creating their own wig styling business as a professional costume designer.