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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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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, Sculptor, to visit Richard Danskin Galleries in Palm Desert, CA

Richard Thomas, Sculptor, will be in the Richard Danskin Galleries in Palm Desert ( from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday, March 3, 2011¬†for the El Paseo Art Walk.¬† Richard will be¬†showcasing his latest sculptures, “The Offering” and “Sun Drenched” as well as some of the most popular sculptures within his collection.¬†¬†Thomas will be with his wife Sheri, and if you are in the Palm Desert area, please feel free to stop by and say hello!

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Richard Thomas, Sculptor, highlighted in successful El Paseo Art Walk

On Thursday, May 6th, Richard Thomas, Sculptor and his wife, Sheri Ziebell, participated in the El Paseo Art Walk at Richard Danskin Galleries (¬†in Palm Desert, California.¬† Richard had several sculptures on display and¬†unveiled¬†his latest¬†work-in-progress, “Rush to Crush”, for the Art Walk patrons to enjoy.¬†

Richard Thomas, Sculptor, working on "Rush to Crush"

Carolyne Hawley ( , a local artist from Morongo Valley, also participated in the El Paseo Art Walk at Richard Danskin Galleries.  She is a renowned equine artist and produced a beautiful equestrian figure while demonstrating her talent to the crowds.

Richard Thomas, Sculptor, with Carolyne Hawley, Painter

Over 250 people came into Richard Danskin Galleries for the Art Walk and were warmly greeted Geoff and Val Douglas, gallery owners and Jeanie Faillers, gallery administrator.¬† The patrons were very friendly and we appreciated the opportunity to share our work.¬† It’s always a pleasure to welcome¬†new collectors.¬†

Carolyne Hawley, Painter, Richard Thomas, Sculptor with Geoff Douglas, Owner of Richard Danskin Galleries

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Richard Danskin Galleries to Feature Richard Thomas, Sculptor, at May, 2010 Art Walk

Richard Danskin Galleries ( on El Paseo Drive in Palm Desert, California, has asked Richard Thomas, Sculptor, to present a live sculpting demonstration at the El Paseo Art Walk which will be held on Thursday, May 6th.  Richard Thomas and his wife Sheri Ziebell will be at Richard Danskin Galleries on Thursday evening, May 6th between 5:00PM and 9:00 PM.  This will be a wonderful opportunity to meet Richard Thomas in person and see his bronze sculptures on display. 

Richard Danskin Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

In addition to the two sculptures currently featured at Richard Danskin Galleries, two other sculptures, “Grand Opening” and “Grapes of Joy” will be¬†presented¬†¬†for this special event.¬† Richard plans to¬†introduce to the public¬†for its premier debut, his latest¬†work-in-progress, “Rush to Crush”¬† This sculpture¬†highlights Richard’s creative sculpting techniques while bringing¬†together a playful trio;¬† Bacchus and a pair of Muses, for a¬†grape crushing¬†full body hug of joy!¬† Please come join us on Thursday, May 6th for a delightful evening.

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