Creative Art by OLLI Members

This page contain links to art works by members.


Mustang;PDF File  written by Fritz von Coelln emulates “The Mirror” by Sylvia Plath, reflecting and then reaching out.  Originally published in“Poetry: Catch the Magic” by CLE Press, 2014. 

One Human Family consists of poetry by Ruth Shapin, including Mother Nature’s Woes, PDF File  and was published in December, 2015. 

Poetry: Catch the Magic   CLE Press, 2013.  Experience soul, drama, heart, beauty, humor, joy, trials: 232 pages packed with hundreds of poems by 33 authors from our Poetry for Pleasure class.   Click here to read Grandma’s Matryoshka Doll” PDF File  by Betty TangPDF File .PDF File


Armageddon PDF File a short story by Ann Casas

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE HOLY: Stories and Musings from a Lifetime of Ministry, written by Ron Baesler, The book includes journal entries, essays, poems, plays and sermons. Click here to read an essay " Joseph’s First Christmas". PDF File

John Clayton PDF File a short story by Larry Macklin. 

They Called Me Pop  PDF File a short story by Marilynn Bates.



Link to Ceramics Virtual Open House Exhibit on August 22, 2020.

Link to Drawing for the Fun of It class' Virtual Open House Exhibit on August 22, 2020.

Link to Watercolor Workshop class' Virtual Open House Exhibit  on August 22, 2020.

Link to the Drawing for the Fun of It class' Spring 2022 Art Exhibit

Link to the Watercolor Workshop class' Spring 2022 Art Exhibit



Genus Zantedeschia  by Fritz von Coelln a photo of calla lilies captured with a Kodak Easyshare DX7590 with flash in a darkened room.  Made into a poster using Photoshop with a poem around the perimeter


Musings of a Grandfather  PDF File by Jack Wheatley and published December, 2015.“This is a collection of essays, letters, poems and short skits, which were written for my family and/or the Olli Follies.“  

OLLI Members’ Favorite Recipes    OLLI at CSU-Fullerton, 2010  •  229 pages of mouth-watering, delectable, better than anything recipes and shared moments by OLLI cooks.  Celia (Reynolds) Rojas compiled OLLI member’s recipes, formatting and adding pen and ink drawings from our Drawing Class for a touch of, well, class.  Click Here for a sample recipe that is one of Celia’s favorites: “Easy Chocolate Cake.” PDF File

Rollie Pollie Rap   PDF File 8 1/2” x 11” soft cover children’s book by Fritz von Coelln and Illustrations by Rayleen Williams.  Copyright 2013.  A poem written in rap time about a child playing with a rollie pollie (sow bug).   Click here to hear the author reading in rap time.


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