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Somewhere within all of us is a wordless center, a part of us that hopes to be immortal in some way, a part that has remained unchanged since we were children, the source of our strength and compassion. This faint confluence of the tangible and the spiritual is where Art comes from. - Richard Schmid

Nancy's Velvet Cape;
NANCY'S VELVET CAPE oil on canvas, 24 x 40, January 1, 1994

In the twilight of his years, Richard wrote his sixth book PORTRAIT AND FIGURE PAINTINGS. It is the third in a series of large-format books sharing his life-long experience painting still lifes, landscapes, and now portraits and figures. It is our honor to help bring this book to life in the coming months.

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