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Ciao e Benvenuto! 


We are lifelong art lovers, lovers and artists with over a century of combined art careers. As California natives we can often be found outdoors painting colorful San Francisco cityscapes or the crisp clean light of the Napa Valley. When not working in our Bay Area studios or chasing our three granddaughters around, we're in Italy where we spend a good part of each year painting the luminous canals of Venice, sun-kissed landscapes of Tuscany, and wherever else our adventures lead us. We love to paint and paint to love so we hope you enjoy our life's work as much as we do.


Grazie e vi auguriamo tutto il meglio,  


-Virginia & Arvid Olson

Virginia Olson

Virginia gets much of her passion for life and art from her Italian family heratige. Ginny paints primarily in oils from her Marin County studio and exhibits her work in art shows and galleries across Northern California as well as abroad. 



Arvid Olson

Arvid is a master etcher and illustrator. His artwork can be found in exhibits throughout the Bay Area and Europe. Arvid enjoys painting watercolors on site as well as  printmaking in his Marin County etching studio. Arvid's work is coveted by collectors world-wide.




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