Testimonials

“What a fantastic and memorable experience for the thousands of attendees and millions of viewers around the world. Thank you so much for your generosity and thoughtfulness and for making a difference in so many lives.”

-Alem International

“I have great expectations that this summer the Art In Action piece is going to bring people to the event!”

-Cherry Creek Arts Festival

“It’s like watching someone work a puzzle. First you see part of the face, then another. Finally, you identify the celebrity by taking clues from the music.”

-Paul Alongi

“Brian is a talented, high-energy, artist. The standing ovation was one measure of audience engagement, but the survey reviews were the highest I’ve seen. I recommend him to add a new element to any meeting or event.”

-MeetingTrack Inc.

“The show was fabulous and feedback was 100% positive. Given we hadn’t announced what the entertainment was, it was not only a huge surprise, the shock value of Brian’s performance was wonderful. The execution and timing were flawless.”

-Motorola

“ Brian Olsen is FANTASTIC!! His unique talent & personality create an energy that is as inspiring as the art he creates. Brian is also generous…donating one of his popular portraits to the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Banquet & Auction that is a big part of our community involvement.”

-Junior Diabetes Research Foundation

“People are still talking about Brian’s performance at our January AT&T Sales Kick –Off In Atlanta…he was quite a hit!”

-AT&T

“We definitely want Brian back next year!”

-Artisphere

“Brian has been terrific both on-stage & off – he expertly handled a custom work, and he totally gets the corporate game. I now highly recommend Brian any chance I get.”

-Drury Design Dynamics

“By donating your live performance and painting of Marilyn Monroe, valued at $15,000, to the
evenings live auction; you played an important role in the success of Cinema Against Aids. I am thrilled to report that we raised an astounding $3 million of amfAR’s programs.”

-AMFAR

“Brian Olsen’s mesmerizing performance is nothing short of brilliant. Brian’s truly remarkable talent is unique, impressive and appeals to a universal audience. I cannot recommend him highly enough – fantastic!”

-Freese Event Management

“We hired Brian Olsen to perform at our annual fundraiser, the Furry Tail Ball. We could not have been more pleased. The lead up/set up was hassle free; everyone we worked with was helpful and incredibly professional. Finally, the show itself was spectacular.”

-MN SNAP

“Never have we had so many positive comments from our guests on a performer. Brian’s art appealed to everyone in the audience and left them entertained and excited. I have recommended Brian Olsen to several other groups. He was fabulous!”

-PLEXUS, LLC

“The show was a spectacular experience from the moment Brian entered the stage to the unveiling of his masterpieces. Throughout his performance, we were continually amazed at his artistic genius and showmanship, plus everyone had a great time guessing the name of who would be the famous face on the portrait.”

-Sprint

“We have hired Brian on many occasions for our clients. He adds great energy to your event and is a pleasure to work with. The paintings are always a big hit and watching him create them is always sure to entertain your guests. We look forward to a long relationship with Brian.”

-SME Entertainment Group, LLC

“Brian’s performance at Doha was such an impressive, unique and marvelous show! Peoples from Korea, China and the Middle East were touched by Brian’s perfect performance.”

-Liz Hopfan

“I was very proud of the positive message Brian gave the audience that anything is possible when you give it your best, be creative and take some chances. I can happily confirm that our “chance” in booking Brian was well worth it and hope to have him back for performances in the year to come.”

-The Pediatric Cancer Foundation

“When the auctioneers gavel finally dropped with a bang, the Lennon sold for lots of money and our investment in him was firmly in black ink! By the end of Brian’s performance the audience was thrilled, entertained and inspired. As for me, I was overjoyed beyond words.”

-The Pediatric Cancer Foundation

“It was incredible. Brian Olsen is incredible! The evening was just so much fun, and EVERYONE loved the evening.”

-Philip Kouns

“Brian’s energetic and entertaining performance style kept Nuggets fans on the edge of their seats as his portrait of forward Nenê came to life in only 6 minutes! Denver is lucky to have such a unique and exciting artist call it his home.”

-Denver Nuggets

“I want to thank you for an outstanding performance at our National Convention, our audience was thrilled with your Art In Action. Their excitement with your work carried over to the Saturday night auction when the two paintings sold at premium prices. It was a pleasure working with both you and James! ”

-Ducks Unlimited

“Brian’s performance in Doha was impressive, unique and marvelous. People from Korea, China, the Middle- East and Africa were touched by Brian’s perfect performance.”

-Samsung

“If you have the opportunity to have Brian Olsen at your festival, group meeting, or any other event, I strongly encourage you to do it. Sponsoring Brian at the Des Moines Arts Festival was a fun and wonderful opportunity for us.”

-Des Moines Arts Festival

“A big thank you for helping make our show so spectacular. The client is over the moon. Hope to work with you again soon.”

-Jack Morton

“Brian, you were awesome. If you recall, I told you the day of your performance at Boca that our folks tend to be a bit noisy during entertainment. Well, I was 100% wrong. You could have heard a pin drop. You captured their attendance quickly and held them until the end. Fabulous.”

-National Multi Housing Council

“I would like to thank you for your support of the Mother’s Day Party. The money that was raised will enable us to continue providing funding for important research, community programs, and public education. Without your help we would not be able to achieve our mission: saving babies together.”

-Make a Wish

“ Thank you”, again for your willingness to share your exceptional talent with the members of meeting professionals international Rocky Mountain chapter.  The response and feedback we received after your performance was outstanding! ”

-MPI

“Brian Olsen chooses subjects the audience can relate to, which strengthens the bond between him and the crowd. His performances are explosive with creativity and play on all the senses.”

-Cassie Pence

“If you have the opportunity to have Brian Olsen at your art festival, group meeting, or any other event, I strongly encourage you to do it.”

-Sarah Todd

“If you are considering using Brian for an event, ACT QUICK! He will bring you more than 100% results and people will be talking for months afterwards.”

-Hope Heart

“ One huge crowd pleaser was Brian Olsen! ”

-Kelly Weber

We could not have been happier with Brian Olsen’s performance at the recent Dallas Stars & Stripes Dinner.  His artistic talent is unmatched.  He cares about your event and is committed.  Brian and his team are very easy to work with.  I would highly recommend Brian to anyone considering Art in Action!

-Dallas Stars & Stripes Dinner

“Brian Olsen is the real deal!  I saw the late Denny Dent over ten years ago and Brian has mastered the craft with skill.  He put on an unbelievable show and mesmerized our team and guests. “If you want an unforgettable experience, hire Brian for your next event.”

I personally secured the Jimi Hendrix painting he painted in memory of my son Aaron through a donation to NAMI with the hope to help others who suffer from mental Illness.

Brian rocks!

-AMANO McGANN, INC.

“Brian Olsen performed his “Art In Action” at halftime of the Denver Nuggets vs. LA Lakers game on 1.1.2012. Brian’s performance captivated the sold out crowd at one of the most high-profile Nuggets games of the year. Brian’s energetic and entertaining performance style kept Nuggets fans on the edge of their seats as his portrait of forward Nenê came to life in only 6 minutes! Denver is lucky to have such a unique and exciting artist call it his home.”

-Kroenke Sports & Entertainment

“Brian’s performance captivated the sold out crowd at one of the most high-profile Nuggets games of the year. Denver is lucky to have such a unique and exciting artist call it his home.”

-Denver Nuggets