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Art Business News names Richard Thomas, Sculptor, as one of “Today’s Top Artists”

Art Business News Magazine featured Richard Thomas, Sculptor, in its September/October 2010 edition. The entire magazine is dedicated to “Today’s Top Artists” and as editior-in-Chief, Kristin Stefek Brashares notes, “…we selected the artists for this special honor based on certain criteria. Each artist had to have significant representation in galleries nationwide and successful limited-edition and/or originals programs.” Needless to say, it’s a great honor to be included in this small group of elite artists.

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Richard Thomas, Sculptor, Accepted Into American Juried Art Salon Juried Competition

"Sun Drenched"

Richard Thomas, Sculptor, ¬†has won acceptance into the prestigious American Juried Art Salon’s 2010 Fall/Winter International Arts Show, ¬†¬† His work, “Sun Drenched” was accepted into the 3-dimensional division.¬† The twice-a-year fine arts competition attracts thousands of entries from throughout the world.¬† This is Richard’s third consecutive show¬†entry into the competition and he has been recognized and accepted into all three shows.

"Sun Drenched"

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Richard Thomas’ “The Offering” on Display at St. Supery Vineyards and Winery in Conjunction with the Napa Valley Mustard Festval Visual Art Competition

A wonderful Artist Reception at St. Supery Vineyards was attended by Richard Thomas, Sculptor, and his wife Sheri Ziebell as well as other artists, Napa Valley community members and friends.  The Artist Reception is beautifully hosted by St. Supery in conjunction with The Napa Valley Mustard Festival Visual Art Competition. 

Admirers of "The Offering" at the Artist Reception

Richard Thomas discussing "The Offering" with Natalie and John from Grgich Hills Estate

All the artwork submitted into the juried competition is placed on display at St. Supery’s second floor gallery where the artwork will remain until the end of March, 2010.¬† The event is a time for the artists to¬†present their work and mingle with guests.¬†¬† Richard Thomas, Sculptor and Sheri Ziebell toasted with Tim Howe, Artist, and his wife, Patricia Radford.¬† Tim Howe ( is a painter who is also represented by Art on Main in St. Helena (

Tim Howe, Artist and Patricia Radford congratulating Richard Thomas on "The Offering"

Tim Howe, Patricia Radford, Richard Thomas and Sheri Ziebell

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Richard Thomas, Sculptor, will Present Live Sculpting Demonstration at Cheers! St. Helena

Richard Thomas, Sculptor, will be at Art On Main, our St. Helena art gallery ( presenting a live sculpting demonstration on Friday, September 4, 2009.  St. Helena,  in beautiful Napa Valley hosts Cheers! St. Helena ( on the first Friday of the month, May through October and is a non-profit social event held in downtown St. Helena to celebrate friends and wine.  Art On Main, the Napa Valley gallery representing  Richard Thomas, is one of the donors for Cheers and graciously invited Richard to sculpt on-site at the gallery.  Cheers! has recently attracted more than 3000 visitors who enjoyed food, wine, entertainment and of course, ART!  Art On Main has teamed up with Tin Barn Vineyards ( and Tin Barn Vineyards  representatives will be at the gallery pouring wine tastes.  If you have a chance to stop by the gallery on September 4th, both Richard Thomas and his wife Sheri would love to meet you and share a toast!

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“Early Harvest” Accepted into Marin Society of Artists Juried Competition

"Early Harvest" by Richard Thomas 

“Early Harvest” by Richard Thomas was accepted into the 2009 National Exhibition of the Marin Society of Artists!¬† The juror, Scott Shields of the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, selected 114 pieces by 83 artists from among the 730 pieces entered by 258 artists.¬†

“Early Harvest” will be on display from August 2, 2009 through August 30, 2009 at the Marin Art & Garden Center in Ross, CA.¬† The Opening Reception, Awards Presentation and Juror’s Talk is scheduled for Sunday, August 2nd.¬†


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