Olivier Martini

Olivier Martini trained at the Alberta College of Arts and continues to live and work in Calgary. His sketches, paintings, and prints have been displayed at the Marion McGrath Gallery, published in Alberta Views magazine, and were included as part of the Canadian Mental Health’s Copernicus Project. He has lived with schizophrenia for thirty years, and is the illustrator for the Calgary Book Award-winning Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness, and its new follow-up, The Unravelling: How our caregiving safety net came unstrung and we were left grasping at threads, struggling to plait a new one (Freehand), both written by his brother Clem Martini.