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Richard Danskin Galleries Art Walk features Richard Thomas, Sculptor

Richard Thomas, Sculptor displaying his sculptures at Richard Danskin Galleries

 

 

 

Richard Danskin Galleries (http://www.danskingalleries.com/)  in Palm Desert, CA, once again hosted a very busy and successful Art Walk on Thursday, March 1st.  Richard Thomas, Sculptor, and his wife, Sheri Ziebell were on hand to meet hundreds of patrons as they worked their way through the beautiful, interesting and diverse gallery. 

The new art consultant, Chuck Kneeter, was a¬†warm and welcoming¬†host as he greeted all the people coming into the gallery.¬† Richard Thomas was working on a¬†relief sculpture¬†depciting the¬†newly harvested wine with Cupid giving the final stir¬†of love with¬†his arrow!¬†¬†Richard spoke to many about his latest completed¬†sculpture, “Vineyard Spirit” as well as¬†his work in progress.¬†

Richard Thomas' Work in Progress

 

 The gallery owners, Geoff and Val Douglas were on hand to greet the visitors and as always, were gracious and engaging.   It was a pleasure to participate in the Art Walk and to see so many happy and satisfied repeat customers.

 

Geoff and Val Douglas, Gallery Owners with Richard Thomas and Sheri Ziebell

 

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La Galeria Gitana featured Richard Thomas, Sculptor

La Galeria Gitana (http://www.galeriagitana.com/), located in San Fernando, California, hosted a group show in September, 2011, featuring Richard Thomas¬†as well as¬†several other artists.¬† The theme of the show was “Gifts for the Table:¬† California’s Amazing Bounty”.¬†¬†Two of Richard’s “Women of the Vine” series sculptures, “The Offering” and “Sun Drenched” were included in the show.¬† The show was beautifully curated and orchestrated by Karen Nichols, Gallery Director.

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Napa Valley Art & Music Festival welcomes Richard Thomas, Sculptor

It was a very hot July 4th weekend in St. Helena, but the artists and musicians prevailed to entertain and provide visual beauty to the patrons who attended the Napa Valley Art and & Music Festival hosted by the St. Helena Rotary Club.  The Festival opened with a Gala Event Evening on Friday, July 1st and the Festival continued through Sunday, July 3rd.  Nancie Brown, owner of Art on Main art gallery in St. Helena worked tirelessly throughout the weekend with Richard Thomas and his wife, Sheri Ziebell.

Richard Thomas, Sculptor at Napa Valley Art & Music Festival

 

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Richard Thomas, Sculptor, accepted into Napa Valley Art and Music Festival

We are pleased to announce Richard Thomas, Sculptor, has been selected through a juried competition into the¬†1st Annual¬†Napa Valley Art and Music Festival.¬† The Festival will take place on Friday evening, July 1st as well as Saturday and Sunday, July 2-3, 2011 at the Trinchero Family Estates in St. Helena, California.¬† For more information on the Festival, please visit:¬† www.nvamf.com.¬† Richard will be unveiling his latest sculpture, “Rush to Crush”, which depict Bacchus and two Muse all squishing together playfully crushing grapes.¬† We will be in Booth 902 at the Festival, so please stop by and visit us!!

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Richard Thomas, Sculptor was welcomed by Richard Danskin Galleries at the El Paseo Art Walk

On Thursday, March 3, 2011, the owners of Richard Danskin Galleries, Val and Geoff Douglas warmly welcomed Richard Thomas, Sculptor, and his wife, Sheri Ziebell at the El Paseo Art Walk, in Palm Desert, California.¬† It was certainly a successful evening as over 250 people visited the gallery within a couple of hours.¬† Richard Thomas displayed one of his works in progress¬†which is a sculpture within a frame,¬†usually called a bas (pronounced bah…like a sheep!) relief.¬† As Richard introduced himself to the visitors,

Richard Thomas with a visitor reviewing the work in progress

 

there were lots of interested on-lookers all with questions and admiration for the work.¬† The questions from the visitors¬†varied – they ran from “how do you do that?” to discussing what type of finish or patina Richard will use.¬† A big thank you to Richard Danskin Galleries for the opportunity to participate in the Art Walk!

Richard Thomas, Sculptor, describing his techniques to interested visitors

 

Richard Thomas, Sculptor, with Val Douglas of Richard Danskin Galleries

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