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Jason Oliva

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About JasonOliva

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On Etsy since 2013
Video summary: Jason Oliva signing the first edition of "An ABC Coloring Book For Everyone"

I enjoy making art for a living.

I am a painter. I make art for a living.

I have enjoyed living and working as a full-time painter in New York City for over 15 years.

I feel everyone is creative, I can see it in the clothes people choose, the way homes are decorated and I paint in order to inspire people to unlock their creativity. I wake up seven days a week and go into my studio excited to created new works and inspire people in new ways through hand painted works on paper, jewelry, shirts, scarves and even wine.

My work largely concentrates on the ‘singular’ –an animal, a flower, a building, an object – where the noise of a detailed background or other subject matter has been removed.

I like to leave room for the viewer and prefer not to attach images to a higher power, place or time. I prefer the painting to be about one ‘thing’ … it’s a restraint, or constraint or a rule, let’s say, and within those boundaries the image takes on a different or greater meaning, even.

I have recreated a large number of my paintings as limited edition works on paper, each of which I individually hand paint, number and sign on high quality ‘Arches’ paper.
Keeping within the ‘artist as jeweler’ tradition, I have also re-imagined and produced a selection of my painting images as silver and gold fine jewelry.

In 2010 I founded Jason Oliva [Wine], an ongoing collaboration with South African winemaker Dirk Roos to produce a yearly, private label, limited-edition wine. And in 2011, in collaboration with NYC based art fabricator Karen Atta, I produced my first sculpture ‘Lion’.

I was elected to the Etsy Seller Advisory board for 2016.

On March 27, 2015 Astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko honored me by bringing my astronaut t-shirt aboard the International Space Station for their heroic year in space mission.

Ralph Lauren has also chosen eight of my images to be used to decorate Ralph Lauren Kids stores globally.

In 2021 a new Stripey Horse wine brand will be launched in conjunction with Mooiplaas in Stellenbosch

In 2020 Jason Oliva partnered with talented Interior Designer Susan Calabria of Noli Design to form Jason Oliva Interiors.

My work can be found in public and private collections worldwide.

For more information or to set up a studio visit in NYC , East Hampton or in the Jason Oliva Store in Sag Harbor, NY please feel free to reach out to:
jasonoliva [!at] gmail.com

THANK YOU for visiting my Etsy Shop.

Jason Oliva

( Published in 2015)

As far back as 2010, I kept in my studio black and white paper copies of some of the images from my sold paintings - such as Gorilla, Lion and Rose - along with a few boxes of crayons, just incase any of the collectors or visitors who came by brought their children along. It was a way of keeping everyone happy: the adults would enjoy some conversation and wine while the children enjoyed some coloring in.

Time and again the adults would join in with the coloring and it would remind them how much they used to enjoy it when they were younger. So it was inevitable perhaps that at some point I would publish a coloring book for children and adults alike.

It is my fondest hope that you spend many a relaxing time coloring in the images within this book.

Feel free to send me pictures of your finished masterpieces!

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  • Jason Oliva

    Owner, Painter

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  • Atta Inc

    Chelsea, NY

    Our team of exceptional artists, sculptors and fabricators offer a wide variety of specializations. From inception to installation, their expertise and attention to detail allows us to create incredible projects on all scales.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the frame measurements of the works on paper? are they really hand painted?

-Small Works on Paper Frame Size are 19.25 Inches x 15.25 Inches
-Medium Works on Paper Frame Size are 34 Inches x 26 Inches
- Large Works on Paper Frame Size vary (please see individual listings)

I hand paint every work on paper myself on Arches paper. In addition use the paint i used from the original painting brushes and ink. There are no mechanical processes used like digital printing or silk screening.

I know! its crazy hand painting thousands of works on paper but I am not a fan of mechanical prints and I love doing the work and how they look.

Can you Gift Wrap? Add a Card? Can I make a special delivery request?

- Yes...Yes...Yes and Yes within reason..although I have delivered artwork to honeymoon suites in the past so dont be shy..just ask!

Can I choose my own colors for a work on paper?

-I am sorry I dont do color variations of the works on paper but I do offer them in their original coloring from the sold painting they were inspired from along with grey tone and black and white. So there are three to choose from!

Can you paint a background color for me on a work on paper... please?
-I am sorry I dont offer the works on paper with color backgrounds. The reason is that I want to keep the integrity of the original painting intact for the collector who owns the painting the work on paper is derived from. It also makes the works on paper unique to the original painting.

Can I request a specific number in the edition of the work on paper I am buying?

I am sorry I dont offer specific numbers but I do offer the lowest number in the edition available at the time of purchase. I think that's even better.

I am a celebrated Art dealer and/or a luxury retailer and would like to resell your art work/Jewelry/coloring book/Shirts and cards do you offer wholesale pricing?

Yes! please contact me even if you are or are not Larry Gaggosian or Hermes I would love to work with you no matter what size you are operating at even if you are outside the United States. Contact me and I can provide you with a line sheet.
In addition if you would like to licence any imagery please feel free to reach out and we can discuss it.

Can I commission a custom painting or portrait of a person or pet?

Yes! I do several commissioned paintings as well as portraits of people and cats and dog portraits.
Commissioned Portraits start at $2800
Commissioned Paintings start at $3800
Feel free to contact me or drop by the studio and we can discuss things in further detail.

Can I visit your studio in NYC and see your art in person?

Absolutely! just send me an email (jasonoliva@gmail.com) and we can set up a day and time...there will be wine! kids are welcome too!

Is it true you produce a wine in South Africa on an annual basis that features your art work? How can I get my hands on some bottles?

Yes this is true! We are working on our third vintage that will have my Octopus on the label! Email me (JasonOliva@gmail.com) for availability and to add yourself to the wine allocation list.

Do you really offer free shipping anywhere in the world? Really?

Yes really! My goal is to sell art in all 50 states and 196 countries and I am not going to let something like additional shipping costs get in my way!

PS. 32 States (plus D.C) and counting!

PSS. 24 Countries to Date!