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Presented by the four women photographers
featured in the

Currently on exhibit at
Fine Art Photography Gallery
8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford, CA 94573
Mumm Napa Winery
will be hosting a lecture series presented by the four women photographers currently on exhibit in the
Fine Art Photography Gallery at Mumm Napa.
The lectures will focus on their unique photographic techniques, compositions and passions. 

The lectures are open to the public.

RSVP to 707-967-7740 to attend  


 Sharon Beals and Thea Schrack will be speaking on 

Saturday, January 19th at 5:30 p.m.

Bank Swallow
"Bank Swallow" by Sharon Beals
 22" x 22" framed photograph, $2000


Sharon Beals, author of, Nests, Fifty Nests and the Birds that Built Them 

will focus on her stunning photographs of unique birds' nests from around the world. These specimen nests and eggs date from the 1800's to present day. Works of art themselves, they inspire her passion for birds and her desire to engage even non-birders in conservation issues.  



what's the rush
"What's the Rush" by Thea Schrack
Photograph with encaustic mounted on panel 
23" x 48", $3800

Thea Schrack will talk about the evolution of her work including

 her "Wild Places" series and how these mysterious photographs of reflections in rivers, moving water, and shadows are created and augmented with encaustic.   


 Susan Friedman and Brigitte Carnochan on  

Saturday, February 16th at 5:30 p.m.

"Camargue"  by Susan Friedman
30" x 30" famed photograph, $2900 
Susan Friedman will speak about her series "Cheval Blanc" and how her life-long passion for horses has led her to be a sought after equine photographer who travels the globe to create strong and moving portraits of world-class thoroughbreds. 
"Calla Liliy 6" by Brigitte Carnochan
Framed, hand painted silver gelatin print, 20" x 24"
Brigitte Carnochan will speak about her "Bella Figura' series, silver gelatin prints of fruits and flowers that are carefully hand-painted, lifting these images to a new and even more mysterious and elegant level. Carnochan has been referred to as "one of the most sensual contemporary photographers and today's leading master at the hand-coloring of photographs"by 21st Journal of Photography.     



The photographers will also be available from 11:00 - 3:00 in the gallery during the day prior to each lecture.  

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