Olsen Ross teaches introductory visual art through Advanced Placement as well as International Baccalaureate, animation and computer illustration courses at the Jefferson County School of Visual Art. This “school within a school”, dedicated to nurturing students interested in pursuing a career in visual arts through an integrated relevant curriculum tailored to their individual needs, is located at the Shades Valley Technical Academies in Birmingham, Alabama.


2001              MFA in Studio Art, University of Alabama
1997              BA in Studio Art, University of Alabama at Birmingham


Class B. Elementary-Secondary (020) Grades P-12 Visual Arts (001)

Class B. Secondary (16A) Grades 6-12 Technical Education: Animation (T02)

Olsen Ross serves as Technology Chair on the Board of the Alabama Art Education Association.

2014 Alabama Secondary Art Educator of the Year

Phone: 205-379-3300