Born in London, Ontario, Canada. Jackie Ohlsen grew up in rural Ontario
on the shores of Lake Huron. Later she moved to London and attended
the 3 Year Fine Arts Program at Fanshawe College. She studied
regular academic artistic courses, such as Art History, Painting and Design
Theory,Photography, Woodworking, Glass Blowing, and Artistic Metal Work.
Jackie also had intensive practcal hands on classes where the instructors were
also well known contemporary artists such as Don Bonham of New York and
Mick Durham Of London. Her work was shown in the Graduating Class Exhibit
at the MacIntosh Gallery, London.