Still Kickin 4th Birthday Party
5:00 PM17:00

Still Kickin 4th Birthday Party

(image credit:    cdesign   )

(image credit: cdesign)

Olivia J Designs is honored and delighted to be part of Still Kickin’s 4th Birthday!

To celebrate, let’s paint together! Participants will be creating their own custom Still Kickin paintings, inspired by the Still Kickin iconic colors. Learn some of Olivia’s favorite techniques and get ready to paint your hearts out :)

All ages welcome! (*non-toxic/washable tempera paint available for the little ones)

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*SOLD OUT* Painting Workshop - May 23rd, 7 PM at Lake State Kombucha
7:00 PM19:00

*SOLD OUT* Painting Workshop - May 23rd, 7 PM at Lake State Kombucha

Join us for a relaxing evening of creativity!

Let your inner abstract artist come alive as I walk you through my free-flow method for creating your very own unique series of abstract artwork. Gather your craftiest friends and get ready to create! I promise, you CAN paint delightful abstract art. I’ll show you how :)

Open to all ages. No painting experience necessary.

Materials Included: watercolor pad, assorted acrylic and watercolor paints/brushes, paint tray, and painters apron

A huge thanks to our snack sponsors:


Lake State Kombucha brewery ✪ Thursday, May 23rd at 7:00 PM ✪

Tickets available on website under “Event Tickets”

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Olivia J Designs at the Spring Market during Art a Whirl®
5:00 PM17:00

Olivia J Designs at the Spring Market during Art a Whirl®

The lovely folks at Mercury Mosaics are hosting me and a bunch of other artists (last I heard FORTY-FOUR others. Yeah, this is definitely a venue to add to your weekend art scavenging list) in the Thorp Building. I’ll have lots of originals, prints, and goodies available.

I’ll also be doing a raffle for an original 18” x 24” painting!

Here is the Facebook event for more details and location information:

Friday - 5:00 PM til 10:00 PM

Saturday - noon til 8:00 PM

Sunday - noon til 5:00 PM

See you there!

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11:00 AM11:00

Art at Waters Edge (2017)

Enjoy a relaxing indoor art experience! This casual home art event features five artists who will have their art available for you to see, talk to them about, and be inspired! The benefit of a casual home environment is there isn't the hustle bustle of a big art fair. Light snacks will be available. And their art will be for sale, too.

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DIRECTIONS from St Cloud or Twin Cities:
- Take I94 West.
- Take Exit 153 for Stearns Co Rd 9 towards Avon and turn right on Co Rd 9/Avon Ave N.
- In about 1.3 miles, turn right at Ponds Edge Circle.
- Immediately turn left on Waters Edge Circle.
- Watch for the signs!

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11:00 AM11:00

Art at Water's Edge

  • 980 Waters Edge Circle Avon, MN, 56310 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A rare opportunity to artists in person creating their artwork!  Demonstrations throughout the day!  Ask questions.  Be inspired.  All artists will have artwork available for sale.  Light snacks available! 

More info at:


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12:00 PM12:00

Lemon Twist

Lemon Twist is a partnership of VAM, St. Cloud State University (SCSU) and the Historic South Side Neighborhood in conjunction with the Lemonade Concert & Art Fair. Artwork will be featured in 5 historic homes near SCSU, including a sculpture garden.  Olivia J will be exhibiting (+ selling) 5 of her abstract pieces at the art crawl!

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to Jul 6

10th Annual Savage Juried Art Competition and Show

The public is invited to attend the awards ceremony on Sunday, June 5th, where $1500 in prizes will be awarded in four unique categories. The artwork will then be on display in local businesses and city offices June 8th through July 6th, 2016.

Olivia's mixed media piece, "By the Orchids" has been selected to compete in the "Human Condition" category.

This activity is made possible, in part, by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature.

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to Jul 28

"Life's A Party" Solo Exhibition


Olivia J is pleased to present some of her "Life's A Party" collection at the Richfield Municipal building.  Her mixed media pieces will be on display June through July, and can be found in the large glass display case in City Hall.

6700 Portland Avenue

Richfield, MN

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to May 8


Tres Leches Art Gallery is hosting "Bloom!", a Spring-themed art show located in Northeast's historic Northrup King Building.  Olivia J's piece, "Spring Showers" is part of the collection, along with 25 other artists' Springtime inspirations!  Opening reception April 2nd.

1500 Jackson Street #173

Minneapolis, MN

Detail part of Olivia J's 20x16 watercolor and acrylic on canvas painting, " Spring Showers "

Detail part of Olivia J's 20x16 watercolor and acrylic on canvas painting, "Spring Showers"

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