Muriel Olguin received an M.A. in drawing, painting, and printmaking from the State University of California at Long Beach, and studied under Rico Le Brun.
She has been active in the local art scene—she was president of the Rembrandt Crew of Palos Verdes Art Center for two years, co-chair of the Southern California Women’s Caucus of the Arts, Harbor area, and president of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society for two years. She was a founding member of Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro, and is still active on the board. Muriel OlguinOlguin has worked in a variety of media including painting, printmaking, banners, and murals. Her paintings reveal her respect for the other animals of the earth and our relationship with them. Olguin’s murals are in various churches and schools, and her banners can be seen in the Cabrillo Aquarium, the San Pedro Library and downtown San Pedro. Muriel OlguinPainting exhibits include “Myth and Reality” at the Loft Gallery; “Harmony and Discord” at the Los Angeles County’s Century Gallery; “Alumnae Senior Exhibition” at Occidental College, Los Angeles; “I of the Dragon” at the Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California. Olguin lives in San Pedro with her husband of fifty-eight years. They enjoy rowing, and have often rowed from Monterey to San Diego.