Stoller launches artist series, reception

June 19, 2014 

Dayton, OR – Stoller Family Estate, Wine Press Northwest’s “2014 Northwest Winery of the Year,” has launched a local artist series in its tasting room. The series debuts with the nature-inspired works of Kathleen Schildmeyer of Lake Oswego, and will change seasonally.

Stoller is hosting an artist reception with Schildmeyer open to the public on Sunday, June 29 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.. Those who wish to attend should RSVP to maggie@stollerfamilyestate.com or call 503-864-3404.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase some of Oregon’s most talented artists and provide a unique experience for our tasting room guests. Kathleen’s work has been celebrated throughout the Northwest and internationally, so she is a fitting first for our series,” said Marketing & Communications Manager, Betsy Hannaford

“My paintings are inspired by nature. When I am in the process of painting I am pulling the experience of sensations into my work, things that are felt more than seen: music, the wind, a dream. The layering of textures often makes reference to another time and place” Schildmeyer said. Her work will be on display until July 27.

Stoller is working with Art Elements Gallery of Newberg, Oregon to introduce future artists seasonally.

The next installation of Tangie Pape-Belmore’s acrylic and mixed media paintings will show from Aug. 1 through Oct. 5. Stoller and Pape-Belmore will host an artist reception, 4 p.m.to 6 pm. on Aug 24

For more information about Schildmeyer and Art Elements, visit www.kschildmeyer.com and www.artelementsgallery.com, respectively.

About Stoller Family Estate Stoller Family Estate is one of Oregon’s most highly regarded vineyards and wineries. Pioneering Oregonian and Founder, Bill Stoller, purchased his family’s second-generation farm in 1993 with the vision of cultivating an enduring legacy for the land and Oregon wine industry. Over the last 20 years, he has patiently transformed the 373-acre property into the largest contiguous vineyard in the Dundee Hills and a sought after source of fruit for premier producers. Longtime winemaker, Melissa Burr, works in concert with Vineyard Manager, Robert Schultz, to oversee the site’s continued refinement and steward Stoller’s legacy of growing exceptional Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Stoller Family Estate features North America’s first LEED® Gold certified winery, three guest homes and a new state of the art tasting room with panoramic vineyard views. Stoller was named “Northwest Winery of the Year” by Wine Press Northwest in 2014 and in recent years has been named by Wine & Spirits Magazine as a “Top 100 Winery” and Wine Spectator as a “Vineyard to Watch.” www.stollerfamilyestate.com

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