2019 Minnesota State Fair

Aug 22, 2018 – Sep 2, 2019

Building on last year’s success, this year Diego will be presenting two pieces at the Minnesota State Fair: one at the Creative Activities papier-mâché competition and another at the Fine Arts competition.

Check out the Fair’s Creative Activities and de Fine Art pages for details!

Sex Drugs and Rock & Roll Exhibit @ Kristi Abbot
June 13-July 31, 2019


Come and attend CartAnima’s Gallery debut at Kristi Abbott Gallery & Studio as Diego join’s Kristi present a colorful, wild, Rock & Roll fueled exhibition.  This show attempts a brilliant homage to the sixties and all its glory sure to illicit flashbacks to this influential, bygone era that impacted the music and culture of today.  

There are three ways to enjoy this exhibit:

  • Regular gallery visits: After the opening day, there is no cost to visit the gallery.
  • Opening Reception: Enjoy refreshments, live entertainment and take with you an exclusive art print from Kristi’s fabulous work. The VIP reception is just $25 (July 13 @ 7-9 PM).  You can also join after 9PM for only $5.
  • A Night With the Artists: Attend a catered dinner on Thursday July 11th from 6 to 9 PM with both artists and a guest speaker.  Event tickets are $50.  

Also as part of this exhibit, CartAnima is planning a papier-mâché demo on Saturday, July 13th from 1pm to 3pm (open to the public) and a papier-mâché workshop on Saturday, July 20th from 10am to 2pm. 

For tickets to these events follow this link.

2018 Minnesota State Fair

Aug 23, 2018 – Sep 3, 2018

Diego’s Giraffe will be displayed at the Creative Activities Exhibition participating in the Papier-mâché category.  Visit the great Minnesota get-together, grab som cookies and something on a stick and swing by the Creative Activities building to score a live sighting of the Giraffe!

Check out the Fair’s Creative Activities page for details!