|OLIVIA DE BERARDINIS - professionally known as Olivia - was born in California in 1948.
After high school she attended the New York School of Visual Arts and became involved in the minimalist art movement, painting minimalist oils on canvas.
Olivia began to draw and paint pictures of beautiful women in the mid-1970's and, in a short time, was very successful with painting erotic fantasies for popular men's magazines.
In 1977 she and her future husband formed the O Card Company, Inc. to publish her work in the form of greeting cards.
She signed her first fine art publishing agreement in 1984 and had her first one-woman gallery show in Los Angeles three years later.
Olivia has had shows throughout the United States and Japan and her work is collected by fans worldwide.
She resides with her husband, Joel Beren, in Malibu, California.