About

 

Artist's Statement

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. 

She taught art at Calistoga Elementary School for 16 years and is now assistant director at Nimbus arts, a vibrant community art center located in St Helena, CA.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

  • 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, Cornerstone
  • 8/10 Napa Sonoma Food and Wine Festival, Cornerstone
  • 9/07 Open Studios, Napa County
  • 7/07 Napa County Library
  • 10/06 Open Studios, Napa County
  • 7/06 Napa County Fair
  • 6/06 Art in the Park
  • 5/06 “Circus”, Calistoga Roastery
  • 1/06 Westamerica Bank
  • 10/05 Open Studios, Napa County 

GALLERIES & COMMISSIONS:

  • 6/15-present Blackboard Murals, Mending Wall Winery, St Helena, CA
  • 9/12 Blackboard Mural, Cindy’s Woodfired 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
  • 2/10 - 2/11  The Playful Garden, Napa, CA
  • 9/02 - 9/09 Artful Eye, Calistoga, CA, later The Main Element Gallery
  • 10/04 - 07 Jessel Gallery, Napa, CA
  • 9/05 Label Design: “Starfish” Pinot Noir Wine
  • 1998 - 2005 Design Director, Calistoga Education Foundation Auction
  • 10/04 Calistoga Chamber of Commerce Commission: 
  • Decorative Panels for the Jazz and Blues Festival 2004
  • 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

AWARDS & COLLECTIONS:

  • 1st Place, prefessional category Napa County Fair 2017 "Farm Road in Namibia"
  • Best of Show, professional category Napa County Fair 2016 "Okavango Delta" 
  • First Place, professional category, Napa County Fair 2014 "Too Big to Fail"  
  • Best of Show, professional category Napa County Fair 2012 “For the Future”
  • 1st Place, professional category Napa County Fair 2009 “Forty and Counting”
  • 1st Place, professional category Napa County Fair 2006 “Woman Under Umbrella”
  • Honorable Mention Art in the Park 2006
  • “Sunflowers with Red” Collection of It’s Yoga Studio 2002
  • “Cirque du Vin” Collection Robert Pecota Winery 2002