1. May 16th 2010 - Is the last open day before the permanent closing of Peabody Galleries' Los Gatos Ca location, and subsequent move to their original gallery in Menlo Park.

2. Now through May 16th - A final chance to see Riki R. Nelson's most important available paintings in one location, including the much reviewed, "Girl in Box, Girl in Cherry Silk" and "Angel at the Bar with Skull and Roses" (link to review) (link to artwork)

3. May 1st - A Final "Meet the Artist" reception at Peabody Gallery Los Gatos : Artist, Riki R. Nelson: (link to reception information)

4. Late May early June - the art of Riki R. Nelson previews in new galleries and locations.

5. A New major, "Bar Scene" painting, will release sometime in late June or July, in a new gallery.

6. Late May - New Gallery - R.R. Nelson's paintings will exhibit for the first time at "The Los Gatos Company" Craft and Fine Art gallery, 17 1/2 N. Santa Cruz Ave Los Gatos Ca.

After May 16th The "New Directions" exhibit of R.R. Nelson's major works, will be divided up to show in multiple galleries in and out of the bay area, or, will be held back in the artist's collection, for future major exhibits.

If you are a fan of this artist's work, do not miss this final opportunity to see this much touted exhibit of unique oil paintings all in one location, Peabody Gallery of Fine Art, Los Gatos. (link to website)

Final Peabody Gallery Los Gatos "Meet the Artist" reception:

For Artist Riki R. Nelson
When: Saturday May 1st 2010, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Peabody Fine Art Gallery of Los Gatos 11 N. Santa Cruz Ave. Los Gatos Ca 95033

(link to reception information)

Google map to Peabody Gallery Los Gatos

After May 16th -

"The Los Gatos Company" Los Gatos, Gallery of contemporary craft and fine art will be the new Los Gatos home, for Nelson's regional paintings (after May 17th) A cross section of R.R Nelson's work will be represented, ongoing.

"Peabody Fine Art Gallery" in Menlo Park will host an exhibit of R.R Nelson's small works, along with a larger selection on a dedicated section of the Peabody web site ongoing.

Other galleries and exhibitions will be added to this list over the next year.

Thank you for your interest.

There will be a final "Meet the Artist" evening with artist Riki R. Nelson, Complimentary Premium wine will be poured. Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 pm Saturday May 1st 2010 link to website

oil painting of bar scene by Riki R Nelson
"Girl in a box, Girl in Cherry Silk" 36" x 24" oil on linen by Riki R. Nelson

oil painting of cocktails by Riki R Nelson
"A Manhattan with Extra Cherries" 12" x 16" oil on linen by Riki R. Nelson

(Link to Main Artwork Page)