Artist's Biography

Anne Pentland received her bachelor’s degree in studio art from UC Davis in 1987, studying under such noted artists as Robert Arneson, Manuel Neri and Wayne Thiebaud. 

For the last 25 years, Anne has been teaching art, making art, and working on creative projects for the Napa Valley Wine Auction, the Calistoga Education Foundation, Cederquist Wine Company, Mending Wall Winery, Cindy’s Grill, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, and Nimbus Arts. At Nimbus, Anne is the Resident Artist and instructor, providing group and private instruction in a variety of media.


9/19 Open Studio Tour, Napa County

7/19 “So Far”, group show, Sofie Contemporary Gallery, Calistoga

4/19 “Engage”, Napa County Fairgrounds, Calistoga

10/18 “ From The Heart”, Jessel Gallery, Napa

9/18 “Renewal Through Art”, Petaluma Art Center

9/18 Open Studio Tour, Napa County

5/18 Individual Exhibit, Napa County Library

4/18 “Artist Spring”, group show, Sofie Contemporary Gallery, Calistoga

9/17 Open Studio Tour, Napa County

2/16 Matchmaker Exhibit. NV Arts Council, Fairgrounds

4/15 Engage Art Exhibit, NV Arts Council, Fairgrounds

12/14 Individual Show, Westamerica Bank

8/12 “Creatures”, group show, ECHO Gallery 2/11 Valley of the Moon Art Exhibit, Cornerstone8/10 Napa Sonoma Food and Wine Festival, Cornerstone

9/07 Open Studios, Napa County

7/07 Napa County Library, Individual Show


7/19-present, Ceramics to accompany shows, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, retail

3/19 Design Award, Mosaic Mural, Boys and Girls Club, American Canyon

6/15-present Blackboard Murals, Mending Wall Winery, St Helena, CA

9/12 Blackboard Mural, Cindy’s Wood-Fired Grill, St Helena, CA

9/11 Community Mosaic Sculpture, Napa Valley Museum, Yountville, CA

8/11 Blackboard Mural, Brassica Restaurant, St Helena, CA

9/10 Blackboard Drawings, Ovid Winery, St Helena, CA

9/09 Artful Eye, Calistoga, CA, later The Main Element Gallery

9/05 Label Design: “Starfish” Pinot Noir Wine

1998 - 2005 Design Director, Calistoga Education Foundation Auction

10/04 Calistoga Chamber of Commerce Commission: Jazz and Blues Festival

2000-2003 Mosaic Mural Installation at Calistoga Elementary School

2002 Visuals Chair, Napa Valley Wine Auction

2002 Original Artwork for Napa Valley Wine Auction poster




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