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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 (  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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The Blue Heron Gallery in Yountville, CA now representing Richard Thomas, Sculptor

Richard Thomas is pleased to announce his full line of bronze sculptures¬†are now featured at The Blue Heron Gallery (, located in Yountville, CA.¬† The Blue Heron Gallery owner, Dennis Hogan, is proudly displaying Richard’s work throughout his beautiful gallery.¬† Dennis ( is a professional photographer as well and his work which captures the incredible beauty of Napa Valley is on display¬†in the gallery.¬† The gallery is situated on the second floor of the historic V Marketplace 1870 in Yountville.¬† The V Marketplace is also the home of the very popular and delicious(!) Bottega Restaurant as well as Napa Styles, both owned by the famous chef, Michael Chiarello.¬† When you’re in Napa Valley, be sure to visit the V Marketplace 1870 and see Richard’s work!¬†

Richard Thomas, Sculptor, with Dennis Hogan, Owner of The Blue Heron Gallery


Richard Thomas, Sculptor, "The Offering" and Dennis Hogan, Blue Heron Gallery

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La Galeria Gitana featured Richard Thomas, Sculptor

La Galeria Gitana (, 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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Lawrence Gallery in Sheridan, Oregon welcomes Richard Thomas, Sculptor

¬†Richard Thomas is pleased to be represented by The Lawrence Gallery (, nestled in the heart of Oregon wine country.¬†¬†Signe and Gary Lawrence, owners, welcomed Richard Thomas into the gallery with open arms.¬†¬†¬†In addition to the gallery, there is an adjacent wine tasting room.¬† The gallery currently has “Early Harvest”, “The Offering” and “Sun Drenched” on display.

Richard Thomas and Sheri Ziebell at the Lawrence Gallery with Signe and Gary Lawrence

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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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