Ollie Wagner was born in California in 1978. When he was nine his family moved to Raleigh North Carolina. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from the Corcoran College of Art and Design and a Masters of Fine Art from School of the Museum of Fine Art Boston. He has shown work in Raleigh North Carolina, Washington DC, Boston Massachusetts and Providence Rhode Island.

Ollie Wagner works in oil and acrylic paint and at times incorporates elements of photography, collage, screen-printing.