When: April 1-30 2018
In conjunction with Arts Council Napa Valley’s annual Arts in April®, Flora Springs Winery & Vineyards will celebrate contemporary artists with demonstrations, installations and performances that showcase the creative genius of artists at work paired with wine flights featuring the winery’s artist series labels. Throughout the month visitors to Flora Springs – The Room will enjoy artwork from metal artists Taped Metal Canvas and Snapped With Love Photography. In addition, the winery has invited visual artists working in a variety of mediums – spray paint, chalk, metal, paint – for live demonstrations of their artistic processes. These intimate, behind-the-scenes experiences will be accompanied by live music and a spectacular selection of Flora Springs and Jon Nathaniel Wines featuring popular artistic labels. All events take place at Flora Springs-The Room, 677 South St. Helena Highway, St. Helena, Calif. The events are free of charge and open to the public. Featured artists and musicians will be working with breaks between 2 pm – 4 pm on the following Saturdays: Saturday, April 14: Featured Artist: Sarah Reddish/Chalk Art: arrowartstudio.com Founder of Arrow Art Studio in Napa Valley, Sarah Reddish specializes in calligraphy and letterwork with designs that are cleanly styled with an elegant edge. She often works in materials such as chalkboards, plexiglass, mirrors, butcher paper, and leather. Featured Musician: Rebecca Mimiaga is an Indie Rock vocalist known for her strong, intimate voice, piano songs, and orchestral arrangements. Saturday, April 21: Featured Artists: Amandalynn/Muralist: alynnpaint.com Inspired by the female form and spirit, Amandalynn depicts strong, seductive women and illustrates their strength through line work and decorative patterning. Brett Crawford/Large Scale Paintings: startvault.com Painter, metal sculptor, printmaker, illustrator and street artist are a few of the titles California native Brett Crawford holds. His preferred medium for large works is spray paint, but he is versatile and not limited to one material. Featured Musician: Katie Colver is a singer-songwriter and guitar player. Her voice is earthy and powerful, and her music is most influenced by folk and rock music of the 1970s. Saturday, April 28: Featured Artist: Dominic Fontana/Tape Artist: tapedmetalcanvas.com Tape and metal artist Dominic Fontana uses various methods and materials to carve, weave, and layer colorful metallic tape. He transforms each piece into a balanced, symmetrical, and often abstract piece of artwork. Featured Musician: Lauren Hulbert is a folk-rock singer-songwriter. She has a sultry, warm voice and a wide variety of raw and authentic songs. More information is available at www.florasprings.com or by calling (707)967-8032 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.