Posts Tagged St. Helena

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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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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Art On Main Gallery in St. Helena, CA, featuring “The Offering” by Richard Thomas, Sculptor

Art on Main Gallery (www.imagesnapavalley.com) in Downtown St. Helena is now featuring Richard Thomas’ newest sculpture, “The Offering”.¬† The sculpture has prominent placement within the gallery and she graciously greets all visitors who enter the gallery.¬† Suzanne Perkins, Gallery Director, is delighted to be graced by “The Offering’s” presence!

Richard Thomas, Sculptor with Suzanne Perkins, Art on Main Gallery Director, discussing "The Offering"

On a recent visit to Napa Valley, Richard Thomas, Sculptor and his wife Sheri Ziebell, had an opportunity to visit with Suzanne Perkins and “The Offering”.¬† The sculpture looks wonderful in the gallery and has received a lot of attention since her arrival.

Sheri Ziebell with her husband, Richard Thomas, Sculptor, posing with "The Offering"

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Richard Thomas, Sculptor, accepted into the 2010 17th Annual Napa Valley Mustard Festival Juried Visual Art Competition

The Offering at Mustard Magic

The Offering at Mustard Magic

We’re pleased to announce that Richard Thomas’ latest sculpture, “The Offering” was accepted into the juried Napa Valley Mustard Festival Visual Art Competition and was on display at the opening night of the Mustard Festival at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, CA.¬† The opening event for the Mustard Festival is¬† “Mustard Magic”, a gala event to kick off a two-month season of sensational food, wine and art events.¬† Richard’s sculpture, “The Offering” looked¬†incredible under the lights in the Vintners Hall of Fame at the Culinary Institute.¬†¬†Since the evening was “The Offering’s” premier debut, she drew a lot of attention and admiration from the party goers.

"The Offering" Being Admired

"The Offering" Being Admired

After an evening of fun and frivolity, “The Offering” was taken to St. Supery Vineyards and Winery where she will remain on display through March, 2010.¬† Another edition of “The Offering” was delivered to Art On Main Gallery in St. Helena (www.imagesnapavalley.com) where the sculpture proudly stands to greet all visitors to the gallery!

Richard Thomas with his wife, Sheri Ziebell at Mustard Magic

Richard Thomas with his wife, Sheri Ziebell at Mustard Magic

Barb and Bart O'Brien of O'Brien Estates (www.obrienestates.com) with Sheri Ziebell and Richard Thomas

Barb and Bart O'Brien of O'Brien Estates (www.obrienestates.com) with Sheri Ziebell and Richard Thomas

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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 (www.imagesnapavalley.com) presenting a live sculpting demonstration on Friday, September 4, 2009.  St. Helena,  in beautiful Napa Valley hosts Cheers! St. Helena (http://www.cheerssthelena.com) 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 (www.tinbarnvineyards.com) 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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