Olive Stack is a visual artist working in a diverse range of media. Including, painting, mosaic and stone art. She has been the owner of the Olive Stack Gallery in the heart of the heritage town of Listowel, Co Kerry, Ireland since 1998.
Olive established an Artist in Residence programme in 2015. Inviting international visual artists for month-long residencies at her gallery. Since then the residency has benefited visual artists from Australia, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Turkey, USA and UK. The residency is fully booked until 2023.
Olive is the founder and chairperson of Listowel Visual Arts. A week long festival taking place every second year in Listowel, attracting artists and participants from near and far. Listowel Visual Arts also hosts occasional community events in the town.
Listowel was awarded the title of Tidiest Town in Ireland in 2018 and Tidiest Small Town in Ireland in 2015, 2016 & 2018.