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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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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.

Here is the article that appeared in Art Business News:

 

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Richard Thomas’ Sculptures on display at O’Brien Estates in Napa Valley

Bart and Barb O’Brien (http://obrienestates.com) have graciously placed two of Richard Thomas’ sculptures in their beautiful tasting room in Napa, CA.¬† “Loving Life” and “Early Harvest” grace the busy tasting room.¬† Since Bart and Barb’s love story¬†involves coming to Napa Valley on their third date¬†and ultimately creating a wine portfolio based on their love story, it seems fitting to have Richard Thomas’ romantic bronze sculptures¬†in their tasting room!¬†

Sheri Ziebell, Richard Thomas, Sculptor with Andrea and Jay Sternberg at O'Brien Estates

Richard Thomas and his wife Sheri Ziebell were fortunate to visit O’Brien Estates with their friends as well as collectors, Andrea and Jay Sternberg.¬† Of course, some wine tasting was in order (oh, so¬†delicious!)¬†as well as¬†a fun and informative tour of the wonderful O’Brien’s¬†estate by delightful Rena.

Richard Thomas, Sculptor with Rena from O'Brien Estates

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Raymond Vineyards in Napa Valley is visited by Richard Thomas, Sculptor

Sheri Ziebell, Amanda Safford, Richard Thomas, Sculptor

Richard Thomas, Sculptor and his wife, Sheri Ziebell, had the pleasure of visiting Raymond Vineyards in beautiful Napa Valley on July 24th.¬† They were given a personal tour by Amanda Safford, the incredible Tasting Room Manager.¬† Amanda treated Sheri and Richard to a delightful and delicious wine tasting while taking in the 95-acre vineyard¬†with spectacular breathtaking views in every direction.¬† Richard and Sheri also had the great fortune to meet Jean-Charles Boisset, President of Boisset Family Estates,¬†a family-owned collection of estate wineries.¬† Jean-Charles was gracious enough to share his vision of the property improvements at Raymond Vineyards which sound fascinating and will bring an even richer family, community feel to the winery.¬†The visit was inspirational for Richard Thomas, as he¬†is always thinking of his next¬†sculpture.¬† ¬†Sheri Ziebell, Richard Thomas’¬†wife was clad in purple; her favorite Napa color and Jean-Charles was captivated by the purple and emphasized his love for purple by showing off his purple socks as well as purple shoes laces!!

Sheri Ziebell with Jean-Charles Boissett showing off their Purple!

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