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 Artists Residency at the gallery 2015. Inviting international visual artists for month-long residencies at her gallery. A spacious studio and comfortable town house accommodation is provided for international visual artists. Since then the residency has benefited artists from Australia, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Turkey, USA and UK. The next available residencies are in 2024.
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 was awarded the title of Tidiest Town in Ireland in 2018 and Tidiest Small Town in Ireland in 2015, 2016 & 2018.